We made a cardboard box train for my son’s birthday party. My daughter eagerly helped, and even pushed the train around the house with three small passengers inside. I think the cardboard box is a perfect symbol for imagination. Didn’t everyone play with a box at some point in their childhood?
I found a wonderful blog post on many different cardboard creations:
If you are stuck on a creative project, take a moment to look at it with a sense of imagination. What else could it be? How could it be played with? How can I make it more fun or interesting? Make something out of nothing and try to see from a child’s eyes.