Around the Web — Made from Milk Cartons

Don’t throw those empty milk cartons in the garbage — they are free craft supplies!! Here are a few inspiring ideas for how you can transform ordinary empty milk cartons into fun toys or crafts for the kids.


Love this adorable mouse house for lots of pretend play fun found at shows how to make dump trucks and other fun milk carton vehicles with working wheels!


These milk carton boats made me smile! Found via


Welcome the birds with a bright and cheerful milk carton bird feeder. Found via


These milk carton pinatas from look like LOTS of fun to make!!

There are MANY more ideas on our Made from Milk Cartons board on Pinterest (Thank you, Yelena)!!

Have fun!


  1. I am becoming a Pinterest addict because of you. That milk carton house looks so cute!

  2. I so need to get a pinterest account.

  3. They are all so cute!

  4. I love those ideas. I will check out your pinterest board. Very cool ideas here. I would love to do some of them.

  5. Hi Valerie. Wow, these are amazing!! I’ve also done two milk carton/juice box crafts you may want to add to your board? The links are (for our decorate-as-you-wish felt covered version)

    and for the rainbow village

    Lots of love from sunny South Africa!


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