5 quick crafts using a raisin box

1 Step-by-step raisin box car: the perfect size for a Lego figure

You will need:

  • a raisin box
  • scissors
  • paint
  • coloured paper
  • a mini figurine

Raisin box craft car

    Turn a raisin box into a car in 4 easy steps.
  1. Help your child make two snips in the box so you can lift up a section that will fit the little toy.

2. Fold this piece to make the windscreen.

3. Now your child can paint the raisin box.

4. When it’s dry, they cut paper wheels and lights and pop the character inside.

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Raisin box craft robot
Turn a raisin box into a robot using tin foil and pipe cleaners.

2 Raisin box robot

You will need:

  • a raisin box
  • foil
  • pipe cleaners
  • googly eyes
  • tape

What to do:

  1. Give your child the raisin box to wrap in foil.
  2. Now they tape on pipe cleaner arms, legs and antennae.
  3. Then they stick on googly eyes and draw on a robot mouth.
  4. Finally, they stick on coloured paper buttons.

3 Easy raisin box monsters: so simple and so effective!

Raisin box monsters
Transform raisin boxes into monsters with paper, pens and goggly eyes

You will need:

  • a raisin box
  • coloured paper
  • googly eyes
  • a pen
  • tape
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  • What to do:
    1. First, your child covers a raisin box with coloured paper (like wrapping a present).
    2. Then they add googly eyes and draw a roarsome smile!

4 Raisin box cat: the purrfect pal

raisin box craft cat
How to turn a raisin box into a purrfect pet cat.

You will need:

  • a raisin box
  • coloured paper
  • tape
  • a pen

What to do:

    1. Ask your child to cover the raisin box with coloured paper.
    2. Now they snip some ears to add.
    3. Finally, they draw on eyes, a nose, a smile – and whiskers, of course.

5 Not just for Halloween: it’s simple to turn a raisin box into a ghost

Raisin box craft ghost
Cover a raisin box with paper to craft a ghost.

You will need:

  • a raisin box
  • white paper
  • a black pen

    What to do
    1. Give your child the box to wrap in white paper.
    2. Then they draw on a ghostly face!

    Top tip! For Halloween, keep the raisins inside the box and hand these out to Trick or Treaters.