Ways to Use Cardboard Boxes in the Classroom
Cardboard boxes are versatile and can be used in a variety of ways to create fun and interactive learning experiences for students of all ages. In this post, you'll find some creative ideas for using cardboard boxes in the classroom to enhance learning and engage students in hands-on activities. Whether you are a teacher or a parent, these ideas will inspire you to think outside the box when it comes to incorporating cardboard boxes in the classroom.
I've personally witnessed the power that a "simple cardboard box" can have in promoting creativity and problem-solving in my own home. My kids have been adding to a box for years, and it has turned into a time capsule of sorts. You can watch a video tour of the box below.
Here are some resources that will help you unlock the power of cardboard boxes with your students.
- Here are some resources that will help you unlock the power of cardboard boxes with your students:
- Science Friday offers a cardboard Maker Challenge
- NASA has a cardboard project called Make a Rover
- Try out these Super Simple Cardboard STEM Challenges
- Check out this article for more ideas
- The Michigan State University Extension offers tips on how to effectively use cardboard boxes to inspire creativity and imagination
- Open up a Cardboard Makerspace for a more hands-on approach
- A cardboard box can be more than just a box, as explained in this article
- Check out these cool examples of cardboard creations
- The Harvard Graduate School of Education shares 5 Ways to Keep Kids Occupied With a Cardboard Box
- Here are 25 inventive cardboard activities and games for learning
Incorporating cardboard boxes into your lessons can be a fun and effective way to engage your students while promoting creativity, problem-solving, and imagination.