Cut the cereal boxes in half lengthwise, leaving the left and right side flaps to act as guard rails. With a collection of these the possibilities are endless--you could recreate the California freeway system from the comfort of your own kitchen floor.
In the pictures here Spencer, David and Lillian taped the box chutes together to make a car run that extended across the kitchen and into the living room, they even got Cain involved who contributed his own boxes to the project.
"I've got so many boxes, I had to get a big box to hold all the little boxes!" he said when he showed up on the doorstep. They propped the ramps on stacks of encyclopedias--I knew there was a reason I held onto those things--and the whole activity was accompanied by many "awesome!"s and "cool!"s as they shot the cars across the room.
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