Desk Top Block Organizers

Help your kids stay organized with these colorful block organizers!



  • Paper mache boxes, 3”, three
  • Wooden letters, 17/8”: A, B, C, D, three each 
  • Primary colored scrapbook paper, 12”x12”
  • Black cardstock, 8½”x11”


  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic paints: Cadmium Yellow, Kelly Green, True Blue, True Red
  • Paintbrushes
  • API’s Crafter’s Pick The Ultimate tacky glue
  • Tape runner

basic supplies

  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors

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Project Instructions

1. Paint one box and three As True Blue, one box and three Bs True Red, one box and three Cs Cadmium Yellow and three Ds Kelly Green. Let dry.

2. Cut twelve 2¼” squares from scrapbook paper. Cut twelve 2 3/8” squares from black cardstock. Adhere each scrapbook square to a black square and adhere to all sides of painted boxes.

3. Adhere one of each letter to sides of each box.