Imaginative Crafts


Big Box Bonanza
Make any building you can imagine with The Big Box Bonanza Craft.
Make any building you can imagine with The Big Box Bonanza Craft.

The Big Box Bonanza Craft turns an ordinary box into something special. With a little imagination, you can make it into a pretty house or a favorite store.

How to Make the Big Box Bonanza Craft

What You'll Need:

  • Big Appliance Box
  • Scissors or Craft Knife
  • Newspaper
  • Poster Paints
  • Paintbrush
  • Large Piece of Fabric (optional)

Step One: Make your box into a house or store. Have an adult help you cut out windows, shutters, and a door.Step Two: Then cover your work area with newspaper. Paint flowers, bricks, shingles, or a store sign on the box. Add any trims you want to decorate your house or store. Let the paint dry.

Step Three: You can also make a puppet stage for puppet projects. Cut a big opening in one side of the box. Hang a piece of fabric over the opening to make a curtain. Decorate your puppet stage box using poster paints.

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