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Recycled Box Zoo

Make this fun kids' decorative accessory from an old box top.

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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Cathie and  Steve Logo
instructions

Other Supplies

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Painted Shapes - Monkey, Old cracker box, Newspaper, Hot glue, Foam paintbrush, Scrap paper, Button

Instructions

1. Tightly stuff the box with newspaper. Hot glue the flaps closed.

2. Paint the box with Orange paint until the printing is completely covered.

3. Paint the wood letters with Lemon Yellow paint.

4. Use hot glue to attach the letters and animals to the front of the box.

5. Cut a simple door shape from scrap paper. Attach it to the front of the box with a thin layer of Mod Podge. Hot glue a button to the door to serve as a handle.

supplies

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Painted Shapes - Giraffe

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $20.79
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemon Yellow, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Orange, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Letter Packs - Collegiate

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $4.49
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart
videos

Kids' Activities - Playtown (8:04)

Kids will have hours of fun building and playing with their own special playtown.

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Kids will have hours of fun building and playing with their own special playtown.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.