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Hands off ! Customized to his name, this box is designed to contain all his treasures accumulated during the holidays. An easy DIY to make with your child.

An idea from the book 100 easy and original activities / Do-it-yourself activities with grandparents - Collective 2013, Editions Flammarion.

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Material:

1 cardboard box, 1 seashell, acrylic or gouache paint in different colors, string, self-adhesive paper (or stickers), star drill (or seashell), 1 twist, scissors, brushes, strong tube glue, pencil

Step 1

Paint the box, then let it dry well (1 hour).

2nd step

Glue marine patterns drawn then cut on the underside of the sticker paper.
Use 1 pattern punch for stars and shells, or glue stickers.

Step 3

Compose the letters of your name with string.
Glue them on the top of the box.

Step 4

Drill 2 holes in the box: one at the edge of the lid, the other, near, on the edge
decorated with marine motifs.
Noue 1 loop of string in the first hole.
Pierce 1 hole in 1 shell with a spin, if not already punctured.
Slide 1 piece of string, which you will tie inside the box, after
to have passed it in the second hole.

Too beautiful !

And there you have it ... there is more than to tidy up your treasures!

To read

An idea of 100 easy and original activities / Do-it-yourself activities with grandparents - Collective 2013, Editions Flammarion

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