Colin Ferguson creates a whimsical holiday train for the yard!


  • Two large boxes
  • Paint
  • Paper plates and bowls
  • Planter
  • Paint stirrers
  • X-acto knife
  • Hot glue
  • Pool noodle


1. Cut three windows and one large door into box with an x-acto knife

2. Hot glue three paper bowls/plates together to make the wheels

3. Hot glue a planter pot and paper plate to the body of the train to make the chimney

4. Glue a paper bowl and push light to the front of the train to create the headlight

5. Glue 11 paint stirrers together to create the cowcatcher on the front of the train

6. Use an x-acto knife to carve out a pool noodle for the steam engine

Colin Ferguson's DIY Cardboard Train - Home & Family

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