Today web bring you a special craft to be made with kids: 10 great ideas to transform a matchbox! All of them are very simple. You just need matchboxes, glue and decorative paper! It´s the best option to rainy autumn afternoons!

Beds for Lego figures


After providing lots of fun to kids, they also need a rest.  Kids activities blog offers the free printable material to create them. Kids will love making them by their own! Don´t forget the blankets! That’s a flashy paper craft!

Travel cases


Thanks to this wonderful Crafster tutorial, you will be able to create cardboard cases. They are really easy to make and the final result is amazing!



These funny dolls are a great and simple idea to make with children. You can find more about them here.

Advent calendar


Christmas is approaching. It’s a magical time for kids and adults so these previous days are the perfect time to create your own Christmas DIY. Like this simple Advent calendar, made of matchboxes that are placed to create a Christmas tree.

Dolls’ beds


Dolls also need a rest so you should create some customized beds like these at the Esther Álvarez’s blog.

 Mini Town


With several matchboxes, mini houses, colour pencils and paper we can spend our afternoon making a mini town like this!


matchbox guitar 8

A matchbox, a rubber band, an ice cream stick and paper is all ZakkaLife needs to teach you show to create it!



Does your child love photography? You can create his/her own toy camera thanks to this Redtedart’s tutorial. You only need cardboard, paper, glue and a matchbox. The result is great!



Incredible Things helps your toys to send their mail using these gorgeous boxes.

Art exhibition


Craft and Creativity uses matchboxes as frames to the pictures.  Really creative!

As you can see, matchboxes are really useful and they offer a lot of options to create a new thing, you just need a bit of imagination!