It’s travel season, and we have transportation on our minds! If you know a vehicle fan who’s looking for new ways to use matchbox cars, cardboard boxes, and even duct tape, these car, truck and bus crafts and activities will keep him or her occupied…and may even give you a chance to pack!
Teach early readers sight words with this fun drag racing activity.
Turn duct tape and an old cookie sheet into a magnetic vehicle playset!
Create a toy car wash for your matchbox-sized vehicles!
A simple grid becomes a parking lot for vehicles…and reinforces letter matching.
Another great use for craft sticks–mini skateboards!
Use washable paint to dress up old ride-on vehicles—then make an outdoor car wash to clean them up!
Banker boxes, paint and ribbon can become wearable cars!
Turn playdough into fun cars with recycled bottle caps.
A fun creative challenge: turn cardboard boxes into a ride-in play car!