Art Ideas For Kids: Painting On Cardboard!

Want to bring new life to Cardboard boxes?
Here’s how you make some pretty art with kids – all you need is cardboard, paints, and brushes.

Materials required:

  • Cardboard
  • Poster colors or Acrylic Paints
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Embellishments (optional)


  • Cut out the shapes on cardboard and paint them.
  • Allow to dry and glue the pieces to create animals, plants, vehicles, etc.,

Here are a few we made in our studio –


A whimsical catcard1


– these make cute table/desk decorationcard3a


A Bird

A Car

Have fun making some pretty art!


This project was part of a large craft challenge featuring paint and hosted by the Creative Craft Bloggers Group. Next month’s challenge is to work with drawing materials.
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