The temps are heating up and we’re spending almost every hour of our day outdoors. All this means one thing… summer is quickly approaching! And when I think of what typifies summer most for me & my family, I always come to one singular conclusion: ice cream! There’s nothing better than a cold frozen fruit bar on a hot summer day so today I’ll be sharing the tutorial for making a DIY Ice Cream Truck Serving Station
DIY Ice Cream Truck Serving Station
Ready to get started with this tutorial? Start with a cardboard box, some foam board, a utility knife and a pair of scissors. Make sure that the box you choose is not too narrow or too big or too wide. The box will become the main part of the ice cream truck, so keep that in mind when selecting your cardboard box. I found this cardboard box in my daughter’s closet from an old toy.
The best way to measure these pieces is as follows: Measure the width of the cardboard box- make that the width of the rectangular pieces. Attach them to the box to form the top & front of the hood. Then turn the box to the side and trace the opening (side part of the hood) onto some foam board to determine the exact measurements of the side pieces. Attach the foam board to the box with hot glue. Now our truck has a hood and is looking much better already!
Bring the truck outdoors and spray paint with a pale pink color. Let dry a few hours.
It’s really coming together now, right?
Now our favorite frozen fruit bars can be served right from this DIY Ice Cream Truck! For more tips & pictures, please visit the blog post below.