Activities_5thingstomakewithmilkpacket_HERO_204771124.jpg

5 Things To Make With Milk Packets

If you’re in the habit of throwing out your kids’ empty milk packets – stop! Here’s a list of fun ways to make them useful again. Not only will your child be introduced to the beauty of upcycling on a smaller scale, it’s the perfect DIY project to unleash their creativity.

1. GARDEN LANTERNS


DIY Enthusiasts

(Source: DIY Enthusiasts)

Light up the evening with these gorgeous little lamps made from regular milk packets. Get your young assistant involved in picking out the wrapping paper and decorations.

Visit http://diy-enthusiasts.com/diy-garden/diy-outdoor-lighting-ideas-garden-lanterns/ for more information

2. BOX BOATS


Design Dazzle

(Source: Design Dazzle)

Let your kids get crafty with their used milk packets to create box boats that could add a splash of fun to bath time.

Visit http://www.designdazzle.com/2014/06/juice-box-boats/ for more information

3. BOX SEED STARTERS


Sunny With A Chance Of Sprinkles

(Source: Sunny With A Chance Of Sprinkles)

Introduce your child to the world of gardening with this simple DIY project, where your empty milk packets are transformed into adorable seed starters.

Visit http://www.sunnywithachanceofsprinkles.com/2013/06/a-monster-craft-juice-box-seed-starters.html for more information

4. BALLOON-POWERED BOX CAR


Hello Wonderful

(Source: Hello Wonderful)

Make an actual toy out of the humble milk packet. All you need is a balloon, empty milk box, four bottle caps and a few more common household materials to build a real balloon-powered box car that your kid will love.

Visit http://www.hellowonderful.co/post/MAKE-A-BALLOON-POWERED-RECYCLED-JUICE-BOX-CAR for more information

5. DESK ORGANISER DOCK


Serious Craft via Apartment Therapy

(Source: Serious Craft via Apartment Therapy)

Who knew that all it took was some empty milk boxes, handy scissor work and painting to neaten up your kid’s desk once and for all?

Visit http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/make-this-desk-organizer-dock-from-a-milk-carton-serious-craft-189223 for more information

Nurture their creativity with our series of fun DIY projects and experiments!

Read more articles