Cereal Box Folding Hack: How To Do The Viral Trend & Close Your Cereal Box The Correct Way

13 May 2020, 17:01 | Updated: 18 August 2022, 15:51

Everyone has been raving about the cereal box folding hack
Everyone has been raving about the cereal box folding hack. Picture: TikTok

A new trend showing how to close your cereal box properly has popped off on social media, but how do I do it?

With everyone in lockdown, people have resorted to coming up with some seriously genius hacks to make life easier at home and the new cereal box trend is mind-blowing!

If you’ve ever had to deal with your cereal box not staying closed properly, you’re not alone, but some TikTok users have shown us the ways of the future.

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Needless to say, we’ve definitely transformed all of the cereal boxes in our home into perfectly closed works of art now.

But how do I do the cereal box folding hack? We’ve got you covered.

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How do I do the cereal box hack?

It’s super simple and will have you closing cereal boxes the right way, in no time!

1 - Get your open cereal box and fold down the two small flaps into the box.

2 - Then, fold down one of the longer sides, in the same manner.

3 - Poke in the narrow sides of the cereal box, underneath the flaps, until the front and back of the cereal box are touching in a V shape.

4 - Finally, tuck the only unfolded flap into the box opening so it overlaps with the opposite side.

We’ve also included a couple of TikTok examples so you can get the gist.

Happy folding!

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