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15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love

The advantage of cardboard over other materials is that it's easy to upcycle. Cutting and folding the cardboard material is not hard, you can cut it to pretty any imaginable shape with regular scissors and, it can also be arranged easily. Summer is coming, and your kids will have plenty of times so you should find them some excellent do-it-yourself projects. We have discovered fifteen ideas of trains made with recycled cardboard that they will love, from small ones to big ones; we are pretty sure that one of those trains will catch your eyes! :)

This miniature cardboard train will give a lot of fun to kids.

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

This locomotive was made using plain cardboard but need real skill to be made.

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

This beautiful steam engine can be done for some KG school project and then placed inside the house or in a kid room. And, it is so huge that kids can get inside it.

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

Another cute upcycled cardboard train for the kids. Full of colors and packed with toys, this train is probably heading towards the child’s dreamland. (source)

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

If you have collected a large quantity of cardboard, you can make a significant cardboard upcycled train like this one. (source)

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

This locomotive is made with upcycled cardboard, then old CD’s were used for the wheels, and the engine was wrapped with old newspapers.

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

If your kids prefer a subway than a train, this is a beautifully done cardboard subway decorated with photographies to mimic a real subway.

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

You can even add some wheels to your train; two old trailers were used to make is moveable. (source)

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

White balloons were used to imitate the locomotive smoke, really like it. (source)

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

Even more modern trains can be done with cardboard, it depends on what your kids love.

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

Beautiful small cardboard train. (source)

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

Some chairs, some cardboard and you're good to go; your kids will play countless hours on this train. (source)

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

Miniature cardboard train, perfect for the younger kids. (source)

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

I know a little boy that is happy :)

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard

Simple cardboard trains made with five big recycled cardboard boxes.

15 Ideas of Cardboard Trains That Your Kids Will Love Recycled Cardboard
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