Introduction: Fancy Cardboard Toy Bus Out of Toothpaste Box

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In this Instructable I'm going to show you how to make a cardboard toy bus using toothpaste box. To make this you will need following items.


  • Toothpaste box (Or same shape cardboard box)
  • Pencil
  • Pen
  • Paper cutter
  • Ruler
  • Gum

Step 1: Mark the Windows and Doors

As first step you will need to mark the bus windows and doors in the cardboard using pencil.

Step 2: Cut the Above Marks

Now using paper cutter you will need to cut the windows and doors marked above step

Step 3: Style the Bus Front Screen and Back Screen

Now you will need to draw the bus front and back faces as in the pictures.

Step 4: Prepare Tyres

Now you will need to cut four circles for tires. Paint it as you wish and fit it to the made bus.

Step 5: Additional Things

This is a basic way to make a toy bus using a cardboard for children. Also if you need you can do following modifications and make it more advance.

  1. Color the bus using water color or any other painting media.
  2. Add a tires from another broken toy and make bus can be moveable. Also can add motors to make it advance.
  3. Use a large box for the bus and add the LED lights to it.
  4. Using x-ray or tissue papers cover the bus windows.
Thank you very much for watching this Instructable and hope you enjoyed.
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