Classroom Mailboxes: One Box, Three Friends!

Materials

  • FOR ALL:
  • Recycled box, approx. 8”x5”
  • Red foam glitter heart sticker oliver the owl
  • Cardstock: brown, gold, orange, tan, white, black
  • Feathers: brown, two; tan paulie the panda
  • Cardstock: white, black, pink
  • White craft boa, 3”
  • Valentine’s Day print ribbon, 3/8”-wide cammie the cheetah
  • Cardstock: gold, pink, red, white, black
  • Black craft boa, 3”
  • Valentine’s Day print ribbon, 3/8”-wide

Tools

  • Punches: circle, 5/8”, 7/8”, 1”; mini heart; hole, 1/16”
  • Beacon Adhesives Kid’s Choice! Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, pencil, black marker

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print out full-size patterns. Cut patterns and punch circles from cardstock.

Oliver the Owl

  • 1. Cut two 2-1/2” gold circles. Punch two black and four tan 5/8” circles and two white 1” circles. Punch center on tan circles using hole punch; cut circles in half. Outline gold circles, wings, feet, and beak using black marker.
  • 2. Cover box with brown paper.
  • 3. Adhere eyes and beak to face. Adhere feet, half circles, and heart to body. Adhere wings to sides. Adhere brown feathers above eyes and tan feather on center. Let dry.

Paulie the Panda

  • 1. Punch two pink and two white 5/8” circles. Use hole punch to punch two black circles.
  • 2. Cover box with white paper. Cut black paper to cover bottom 4-1/4” of box; adhere onto box. Adhere ribbon between sections around box.
  • 3. Adhere tummy and feet on body. Press heart sticker on tummy. Adhere black eye patches, eyes, nose, and cheeks to face. Draw smile with black marker. Adhere arms to sides of body, ears to top corners, and white boa between ears. Let dry.

Cammie the Cheetah

  • 1. Cut two 1-1/2” white circles. Punch two black and two red 5/8” circles, two white 7/8” circles, and two pink 1” circles. Punch about 18 mini black hearts. Outline muzzle, arms, ears, tummy, and feet with black marker.
  • 2. Cover box with gold paper. Adhere ribbon 4” from bottom around box. Adhere tummy and feet to body. Press heart sticker on tummy. Adhere eyes, nose, white muzzle, and red cheeks to face. Adhere arms to sides of body.
  • 3. Randomly adhere mini black hearts (spots) to head, body, and arms. Adhere pink circles to ears and ears to top corners. Adhere black boa between ears. Let dry.

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/5010/83370620-a1e0-4b00-8213-415521fb5fb1.pdf



Classroom Mailboxes: One Box, Three Friends!
Classroom Mailboxes: One Box, Three Friends!