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Cereal Box Crafts - Creative Craft Ideas!

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Get Crafty With our Cereal Box Crafts Ideas

Don’t get rid of your empty cereal packaging just yet. Let us tell you a few
amazing things you can make with your cereal box, now that you’ve enjoyed
its delicious content.

From colourful puzzles to fun mazes and even an aquarium, our cereal boxes can transform into anything with a bit of inspiration and a few tools you probably already have in the cupboard. Here are our favourite cereal box crafts that will delight everyone in the family, toddlers included.


Transform your old cereal box into a marble maze and give kids hours of fun with this simple crafts idea. You can even let them put their creative hat on and help design the maze using their favourite colours and their favourite cereals. Don’t forget to keep scissors away from little hands.


What you need: Your favourite cereal box, scissors, glue, coloured pens, craft tools and Shreddies.



  • Cut off the front of the box and cut out holes
  • Glue on Shreddies and create your maze


Check out our easy DIY Marble Maze tips.



Create a colourful aquarium with this simple cereal box craft idea. You can even get the little ones to join in and decorate the inside of the box using shells, stones or pieces of string. This homemade little project is bound to be a hit with the kids.


What you need: Your favourite cereal box, coloured paper, scissors, glue, strings, googly eyes, pegs.



  • Cut out the front of the box
  • Cut out fish shapes using the coloured paper (and glue on googly eyes)
  • Glue on a piece of string inside the box
  • Add the fish using the pegs


Job done! The family aquarium is ready to be put on display and admired.

Who knew than an old cereal box can be the start of so many fun family projects? As long as you’ve got a bit of inspiration, some spare time and a cereal box nearby, anything is possible!


Looking for more fun ideas? How about a breakfast that even picky eaters won’t be able to resist? Check out our fun breakfast ideas for kids, next.