Cardboard washing machine

Simple upcycle idea for some pretend play.

What you need:

  • A cardboard box;
  • Some markers;
  • A cutter/scissors;
  • A laminating sheet or plastic pouch;
  • Some glue;
  • An empty bottle of detergent;
  • Pegs & washing line/string.

Make two circles with a couple of plates, one bigger than the other. Cut to make a door and stick the plastic sheet for the transparency effect. With the markers make buttons and drawers.

Get some clothes, put the washing line and let them do the laundry.