Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

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Handmade BOX for Small Items. This craft project for kids is a perfect opportunity to work on their fine motor skills. The beautiful handmade box will make a fabulous Mother`s Day gift, a birthday gift for your granny or friends and especially for yourself.

We can say for sure that in each house there are lots of small things that have nowhere to put; and that`s why they are always in a mess and hinder. When it`s necessary, the required pin or paper clip cannot be found. But there`s a solution to this — you can make a Box for small items with your own hands. The Tutorial will help you do it.

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

Needed Materials:

— a box from shoes and some lids from other boxes
— glue
— scissors
— paper sheets: white, colored or gift wrap

Making:

The idea of this handmade Box is it`s necessary to put some small paper boxes into a box from shoes. To begin with learn to make a small paper box.

1. Take a square sheet of thick paper and make the folds — bend the sheet in half horizontally and unbend. Bend it again in half but vertically. Unbend and fold the sheet in half diagonally in different directions and unfold.

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

2. Bend each square angle to the sheet centre — you`ll have a rhombus.

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

3. Bend the two opposite rhombus sides inside to the centre and unbend. Make the same with the other sides.

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

4. Unfold the workpiece fully, put some glue into the centre, bend the two opposite angles to the centre and mark the box sidewalls.

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

5. Make the same with the other opposite sides, but first make the deflections inside in the future sidewalls.

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

6. You`ve made a small paper box!

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

You`ll need quite a lot of such boxes. First you set the first level — place the made paper boxes on the bottom of the box from shoes in some rows very close to each other. Therefore it`s desirable that you calculate the size of the boxes before making them so that they can be placed in the shoe box well.

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

Then assemble the next level. For this place small paper boxes very close to each other in some rows on a box lid of a smaller size.

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

Make the same with the other box lid — place small boxes into it. If you wish, make the third level.

So, you`ve made a cute BOX for small items with your own hands.

Craft Projects for Kids. Handmade BOX for Small Items, Tutorial

You can put buttons, beeds, needles and other attributes of needlewomen into it. Small stationery can be kept here too.

Decorate the BOX according to your taste — it can be glued over with beautiful paper, cloth or decorated with decoupage, embroidery, buttons.

simple origami for kids

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