We live in a world today where we often order things online as it is convenient, economical and quick. And the reason we mention this here in this article is because we want to talk about the art projects that come from cardboard boxes, which the byproduct of all our online forays. Often, we tend to either throw the cardboard boxes in the trash or recycle them. but what if we were to tell you that you can use these cardboard boxes to make a nice art project? It can be a fun thing to do especially if you want to involve the young ones at home in a worthy project. In fact, with kids at home, you can add this to your real ‘I am bored’ jar ideas for the summer in order to keep your kids occupied throughout the holidays. This can be a green project too since you are using a natural product like cardboard to make something inventive, fun and artistic.
INCREDIBLE EXAMPLES OF CARDBOARD CITY ART
It can be among the great decoration ideas to prove your smartness to your family members when you take something as mundane as a packing container and making it into something worthy. And if you personally don’t want to do it but want to involve your kids in such projects, then this could be among the creative cardboard projects to keep your kids engaged.
Actually the more you think about it, the more you will realize that this is a project that you should have thought about on your own. Because cardboard boxes lend themselves into conversion into a building like structure naturally. They are square or rectangle and this is often the shape that most buildings come in, at least the conventionally designed ones do. It is simply a matter of adding some kind of texture to the outside or the addition of colors to make it more realistic. It can also be fun to either draw or cut out windows and doors to make the buildings look realistic.
In fact, the construction and planning of such cardboard buildings can be a way for kids to learn about the planning and the ideation that goes into the planning of a city or locality. They can also learn about the different ways buildings are designed based on the weather conditions of the place. Many of you may be aware that, such cardboard building projects are used to teach architecture students about the many aspects of how buildings and the layout of cities and localities are planned.
This art of using cardboard boxes to create buildings and even localities is not a pastime for just children but can also be an interesting project for adults. In fact, grownups can find a lot of solace and a good creative outlet by putting up such cardboard buildings. Imagine being able to work on building a whole colony or setup from scratch as per your imagination and dreams.
The cardboard city art need not always be based on reality and can even take on a fanciful turn. In fact, we are sure that you would prefer it if your cardboard city took on a fanciful turn and had elements that one only dreams of. Why not? We are talking about art here and art has always been a great support of creative thought and plenty of imagination.
You can not only have an ongoing cardboard city project going on to work on whenever you want, but if you feel like it, you can even have one for a particular celebration. Do tell us what your next cardboard city project is going to be like.