Looking for a fun, imaginative activity for a rainy day or afternoon at home? These DIY cardboard pretend play cookies are the perfect project to sweeten up playtime! Your kids will have so much fun making and playing with their own set of cookies. This fun and easy recycled craft only takes a few simple supplies and is a great way to use up some cardboard! You can make a whole pretend play meal by combining these cookies with a DIY felt and paper pasta main course. Or start a pretend bakery and sweets shop that serves cookies and pretend play ice cream cones! You can even host a tea party and serve up some simple & healthy real snacks along with your pretend play fare.
DIY CARDBOARD PLAY PRETEND COOKIES – MATERIALS:
- Cardboard (A cereal box works well)
- Drawing supplies to sketch your cookies
- Scissors or other cutting tools
- Colored paints
Step 1: Cut out of your cardboard some cookie shapes: round, rectangular or any shape you want.
Step 2: Paint the cookies the way you want! You can make them look realistic, create your own dream cookie, or add elements like pompons, glitter , etc…
Step 3: Have fun and play! You can organise a tea party with your friend or pretend to bake in your play kitchen, or make a garland out of your cookies!
Cardboard is a wonderful recycled material to make pretend play toys, games and learning tools from. For more DIY cardboard ideas, check out this cardboard gem shape sorter and this adorable recycled cardboard play barn!
Marie-Laure, is an Architect first, a mom of two, but also a Do It Yourself kind of girl. She LOVES CRAFTING. Her blog La Maison de Loulou is a piece of her with simple and fun crafts, ideas, projects, and activities to do with your kids at anytime. Her children Louise and Roman are her inspiration and all the DIY’s are made for them to have fun. Toys, games, costumes..she loves exploring the kids world with her own twist.
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