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Searching for easy cereal box crafts for kids? Try these creative ideas to upcycle your cereal boxes into something fun and crafty!

Once you’ve eaten all that cereal for breakfast, hold onto to that cereal box. Schools are still doing the boxtop program and you also transform those boxes into some fun creations.

With some art supplies and imagination, you can DIY that cereal box into an organizer, toy, decor, or whatever you can think of. It’s a great “green” craft to do in class or with your kids.

Whether it’s for toddlers, preschoolers, or school aged children, there’s sure to be the right project with cereal boxes for your needs. We’ve rounded up some creative ideas for inspiration below.

Creative Cereal Box Crafts For Kids That Will Bowl You Over

DIY Cereal Box Notebooks | Molly Moo Crafts

These notebooks would be great for kids to customize.

Cereal Box Aquarium | Best Ideas for Kids

This cereal box aquarium is so much fun to make and such a fun craft to keep afterwards too.

Cereal Box Robot | Crafts by Amanda

You can use so many recycled items with the robot project!

Cereal Box Backpack | Hello Wonderful

Strong enough for a toddler or preschooler to show off and a fun project that can be customized in any color you’d like.

Cereal Box Tote | Somewhat Simple

These are simple to create and they make the perfect totes for church – a coloring book, some crayons and a bag of fruit snacks fit very nicely!

Monogram Letters | A Girl and a Glue Gun

You can use them as a fun phrase to hang up on a wall – Or a monogram on the door – Or even on a present!

Cereal Box Piggy Banks | Kix Cereal

Kids can create whatever their imagination can come up with using an empty recycled cereal box, construction paper, scissors, glue, a few googly eyes and a pipe cleaner or two.

Cereal Box Turkey | Crafts By Amanda

This cereal box turkey is a great way to help kids express what they are thankful for.

Cereal Box Beads | Suzy’s Sitcom

And why let something cool and colorful go to waste?

Marquee Heart | Mad In Crafts

This decor piece can be made quickly and with items you might already have around the house!

Cuckoo Clock | Dukes and Duchesses

Your family room will be sporting a little more whimsy with an upcycled cuckoo clock made from a cereal box!

Kid’s Notebook | Mad In Crafts

These journals can be made with materials from your craft stash and your recycling bin… for FREE!

Cereal Box Piñata | Messes To Memories

It looks really cool and can be made in just a couple of minutes.

Pencil Cases | Joy Wirth Purpose

They are so easy to make, and the best part?  They are practically FREE!  Check your recycling bin – there must be lots of great cardboard to try:  soda, cereal, snack bars, cookies, pasta, etc.

Cereal Box Succulent Planters | Lolly Jane

The current trend of animal faces everywhere and succulent love is the perfect reason to to combine the two into these easy-to-craft planters!

Constellation Light Box | Handmade Charlotte

Got an empty cereal box, a string of Christmas lights, and blue paint? That’s all the material you need for this craft.



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