Cardboard Roadway Play

With an old box and some markers, your child can create their own one-of-a-kind map of city streets, country roads, and everything in between. Get ready to hit the cardboard road!


  • Cardboard box
  • Assorted markers
  • Toy cars


  1. Flatten out the cardboard box.
  2. Draw several roads, covering the entire piece of cardboard.
  3. Add train tracks, trees, parks, houses—use your imagination.
  4. Drive your toy cars around the city!

TRY THIS: Draw some road sighs (pictured below) on your city map!