Today was one of those horrible overcast days with an icy wind, perfect for indoor activities. We have a huge stash of boxes and bits and pieces that should go in to the recycling bin, but I keep them in the pantry for days like this.
Aidan and I made some cars using sultana boxes, toothpicks and UHT milk bottle caps for wheels. Then we raided the reclaimed button tin for extra bits and pieces.
Little A painting his car in green, his favourite colour.
Aidan's car (driven by none other than wolverine) is a sultana box, with a toothpick for an axle and milk bottle caps for wheels. We poked the toothpick through the box and cut a little flap in the top to pop a driver inside. The hub caps are scraps of green fabric and the headlights are recycled buttons. He has a bead for a steering wheel.
My car uses recycled buttons for the headlights, steering wheel and wheels, and a little piece of straw for the exhaust pipe. A little folded scrap of paper makes up the seat for my Lego driver.