Tyler the Toaster

Materials

  • Recycled cardboard shoebox
  • Pink rectangle eraser
  • Recycled Pringles can lids, two
  • Recycled soda bottle caps, two
  • Silver spray paint (or acrylic paint)
  • Acrylic paints: black, white
  • Construction paper: black, brown, red
  • Manila file folder
  • Heavy-duty craft glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Adults, help kids if using silver spray paint.

STEP 2

  • On covered work surface, spray or paint shoebox silver. Let dry.

STEP 3

  • Paint can lids (eyes) white and bottle caps (eyeballs) and eraser (toaster depressor) black. Let dry.

STEP 4

  • Print out pattern. Cut toaster slot on top of box (for mailbox opening).

STEP 5

  • Glue depressor track and depressor on side of toaster.

STEP 6

  • Glue eyes, eyeballs, and mouth on toaster. Let dry.

STEP 7

  • Glue crust on bread and bread on top of toaster. Let dry.
by Ruth Schiffmann

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/893/1ad97199-a6c7-4098-987a-c1427d4bac45.pdf



Tyler the Toaster
Tyler the Toaster