Cereal Box Mini Piñatas
These adorable mini piñatas will encourage kids to empty their cereal boxes in time for Taco Tuesday. You just open the flap on the bottom to fill with or remove the treats. Talk about a fiesta in a box. See more here.
Photo: Oh Happy Day
Cereal Box Puzzles
DIY puzzles are a fun cereal box project to make and a creative way to teach your kids how to recycle, cut along the lines, and take pride in making their own toys. See more here.
Photo: Cut Out and Keep
Cereal Box Planters
Round up all your cereal boxes, paint them and create a vertical garden with these adorable planters! See more here.
Photo: Taste With The Eyes
Cereal Box Mini Notebooks
These mini notebooks are the perfect size to keep in your purse or diaper bag. They're ideal gifts, too. See more here.
Photo: Creme de la Craft
Cereal Box Houses
An entire mini village made from cereal boxes?! So cute. Alternatively, you can leave one flap open on your house and use this cereal box project as a gift box, part of an advent calendar, or as a hiding place for treasures. See more here.
Photo: Bella Dia
Cover your cereal boxes with paper, and create koozies to support your next batch of cupcakes. See more here.
Photo: Jennifer Perkins
Cereal Box Drawer Dividers
Clear the clutter from your drawers by wrapping cereal boxes in decorative paper and arranging them to hold all the stuff that you refuse to throw away. See more here.
Photo: I Heart Organizing
Mini Cereal Box Seed Starters
Brightly colored mini cereal boxes create cozy little homes for seeds as they work their way through the soil to become grown-up flowers. See more here.
Photo: Whimsy Love
Cereal Box Wall Art
Create a chic art installment by wrapping boxes with fabric or paper. See more here.
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DIY Cereal Box Puppet Stage
Make a stage for all your finger puppets and have the kids put on a show. See more here.
Photo: Handmade Charlotte
Cereal Box Frame Mats
Create an assortment of patterned frame mats using a cereal box instead of a mat board. You can create a bunch and change them out with every season. See more here.
Photo: Amy J. Delightful
3D Cereal Box Letters
Use this awesome cereal box project as a cool centerpiece for your next party or simply as room decor. See more here.
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Cereal Box Gift Toppers
Cereal boxes are unrecognizable when you craft them into amazing gift toppers. See more here.
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Cereal Box Gift Tags
Would you believe me if I told you that these stunning tags were made from cereal boxes? Make a bunch at once so you have a collection to choose from when you need to wrap a gift. See more here.
Photo: Offbeat and Inspired
We have an obscene amount of cereal boxes in our home, and they typically end up in the recycling bin once we empty them—until I discovered some amazingly fun cereal box projects for the kids (and myself). And these cereal box projects aren’t crafts simply for the sake of recycling or trinkets I just hand off to the grandparents. They’re crafts I’ll actually use. (Case in point: check out the super-handy cereal box drawer organizer and too-cute-to-toss gift tags). Plus, many of these cereal box crafts require minimal effort and supplies.
Want to keep your minis busy and get rid of that enormous pile of empty cereal boxes you have stacked up? Let these easy cereal box project ideas inspire you. Whether you’re a crafting rookie or a total pro, these clever cereal box projects will keep your kids busy creating something that you won’t be tempted to chuck in the recycling bin.
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