Monster Boxes

By  Linda Valentino 

size: 6-3/4"x4-1/2"

  • Monster Boxes


  • Black poster board or heavy cardstock
  • Cardstock: olive green, purple, black, white, red, orange, green
  • Silver ball chains, 4”, two
  • Round or oval wiggle eyes, 7mm, four


  • Circle punch, 1/8”
  • Colored chalks: purple, green
  • Adhesives: API Crafter’s Pick Incredibly Tacky Glue, foam dots, double-sided tape

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, black marker

Pattern - Monster Boxes

  • 1. Print out full-size patterns. Cut patterns from cardstock. To make boxes, score and fold on dotted lines. Adhere flaps to front of boxes using double-sided tape. Fold in bottom flaps of boxes.
  • 2. Rub edges of faces, ears, and noses with purple or green chalk. Draw details on ears using marker; adhere to sides of faces. Adhere faces to front of boxes.
  • 3. Adhere noses, eyes, eyebrows, and cheeks to faces using foam dots. Draw wavy smiles and scars using marker. Adhere teeth to smiles.
  • 4. For tags, cut two white 3/4"x1-1/2" panels. Write "Trick or Treat" or "Got Treats?" on tags. Adhere to green or purple paper with 1/8" border. Adhere tags at angle to 1"x2" orange panels. Punch hole on tags, insert ball chain, and attach to box handles.