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Sep 16 2016
2 weeks ago
6:52 PM MDT

Happy Friday: Cardboard Box + Tape + Flashlight = Instant Playhouse & Hours of Fun

Sep 16, 2016 @ 6:52 PM MDT
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Box Play House

Sent from reader, Seema:

Hello Collin n crew! We bought a new sofa a few days back and it came wrapped in cardboard on the sides. My 7 years old, asked me to keep the cardboard so he could make a house.

So I sat with him and without much effort, we came up with the house shown in the picture. He asked to cut a door opening and it made a perfect house. The best part is – the walls just fit inside each other without any tape/glue so I can remove the box for cleaning and put it back together.

It was a little dark inside, so I taped a flashlight on the inside that I got from Sears for free (after SYW points) last November. The kids are more than happy with this spacious play house and for past 2 days, they spend most of their time in or around their new play house.

It’s a reminder for me that kids don’t always need expensive toys to play with – sometimes potential trash can more fun!


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