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I don’t know about you but we always have extra boxes laying around here. I try to encourage the boys to use them before we recycle them because cardboard is such a great material. Sometimes they’ll stay around for a long time storing toys, drawing supplies etc. Today we wanted to use a small box with LEGO minifigs but it needed to have a “cool factor” so we decided on a store with a revolving door.
To make the door I had some double layer cardboard and cut two pieces to the size I wanted and cut down the middle of each only going 1/2 way through the cardboard.
Cut a straw to size
Adhere the straw to the bend cardboard piece using duct tape (you could also use hot glue but the boys wanted to use the duct tape)
Repeat on the other side
and then cover the entire door in duct tape for extra durability.
Then cut a hole in the box big enough for the door to move freely inside (and for your largest characters to fit through)
I used a wooden cooking skewer as the center of the revolving door and used hot glue to adhere it to the door opening.
Extra hot glue can be added to the bottom to give the door some room underneath.
All that’s left to do is to decorate (or not)