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Marker Crafts


Decorated Mailing Tube

Imagine the expressions on your friends' faces when they receive mail in a tube! Make your own decorated mailing tube and find out.

What You'll Need:

  • Wrapping paper tube
  • Markers
  • White mailing labels
  • Pencil
  • Thin cardboard
  • Blunt scissors
  • Packing tape

Step 1: To make a mailing tube, decorate the cardboard tube from a roll of wrapping paper. Use markers to color it in a wild and colorful pattern.

Step 2: Stick a white mailing label on the tube for the address you're sending it to. Add another label for your return address.

Step 3: Make the end caps by tracing the end of the roll on the cardboard twice. Cut both circles out. Tape one circle securely to one end of the mailing tube.

Step 4: Roll up the letter or artwork you are sending and insert it into the tube. Tape the other end cap to the open end of the tube.

Keep reading to find out about a great Mother's Day or Father's Day gift that's easy to make.

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