Make a Robot from a Cereal Box

I am all about recycled crafts. I collect toilet paper and paper towel tubes, cereal boxes, empty cans, yogurt containers, plastic lids, and so on. I love robots and aliens, they make such adorable craft projects for kids. So I decided to put some of those recycled items to use with this fun cereal box robot.

Make a Robot from a Cereal Box, by Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda

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Patchwork Mosaic Acorn by Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda

Mosaic Acorn…

This is one of my all time favorite kid's crafts for fall. I drew an acorn shape (I have provided a pattern for you below) and used finger painted paper to create an acorn mosaic. With this project, … [Read More...]

Acorn Frame - Amanda Formaro, Crafts by Amanda

Acorn Frame…

Acorns are a sure sign of autumn and make great crafting supplies! Make this adorable acorn frame to hold one of your favorite fall snapshots. The picture you see in this frame is of my (now) 15 year … [Read More...]

Clothespin Crafts: Hungry Fish by Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda

Clothespin Crafts: Hungry Fish…

Lately I’ve been making a lot of clothespin crafts. I have a huge supply of wooden clothespins, and if you don’t you can pick them up from dollar stores and places like WalMart really cheap. They are … [Read More...]

Creepy Hand Luminaries for Halloween by Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda

Creepy Hand Luminaries for…

I love Halloween, it’s such a fun holiday to craft for. It’s that one time of year where people don’t think you’re weird for decorating with creepy, spooky things! I’ve made different types of … [Read More...]

Cardboard Tube Angel by Amanda Formaro, Crafts by Amanda

Cardboard Tube Angel…

This lovely little cardboard tube angel is the perfect recycling craft for the kids for Christmas. She's singing to the Heavens and wants your kids to join in! this also makes a great Easter craft for … [Read More...]

Cardboard Tube Superman Craft by Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda

Cardboard Tube Superman…

I’m going to show you how to make a Superman craft from an ordinary cardboard tube. A couple days ago I shared the instructions for my cardboard tube Batman too. It’s funny how things work out. There … [Read More...]

Cardboard Tube Batman by Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda

Cardboard Tube Batman…

Batman. From a cardboard tube. That’s right. Don’t think I’m weird, but I seem to have some special ability to see creative things when looking at toilet paper and paper towel rolls. I can’t even … [Read More...]

Comic Book Crafts: Superman & Batman Boxes by Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda

Comic Book Crafts: Superman…

I’ll admit that I was never really into comics, but the rise in comic book crafts has peaked my interest in the last couple of years. I like to go to the local flea market and noticed that a lot of … [Read More...]

Paper Plate Ghost by Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda

Paper Plate Ghost…

I made this paper plate ghost for Kaboose several years ago. It never made it in the transfer from Kaboose to Spoonful, and now that Spoonful is closing I didn't want it lost forever, so I'm posting … [Read More...]

Paper Plate Porthole by Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda

Paper Plate Ship’s…

There have been many versions of this classic paper plate craft. This paper plate porthole has a different version as well, called the paper plate aquarium. When I created this particular project … [Read More...]