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Shoe Box Doll Bed
Dolls will get plenty of sleep in the Shoe Box Doll Bed.
Dolls will get plenty of sleep in the Shoe Box Doll Bed.

Help your kids make a doll's bed fit for a queen -- all you'll need is a shoe box and some paint!

What You'll Need:

  • Shoe box with lid
  • Scissors or craft knife
  • Ruler
  • Newspaper
  • Poster paints
  • Paintbrush
  • Craft glue

How to Make a Shoe Box Doll Bed:

Step 1: Make the base of the bed from the shoe box lid. Turn it upside down, and help kids cut out a section of each side. The corners become the legs of the bed.

Step 2: The bottom piece of the shoe box holds the doll. Help kids cut down the sides to 1 inch.

Step 3: Use the cut-out ends of the box to make the bed's headboard and footboard. Cut them into a fancy design.

Step 4: Cover your work surface with newspaper. Paint each piece with poster paints. Let the paint dry.

Step 5: Glue the bed to the legs. Glue the headboard and footboard to the bed.

Furnish your doll's bed with a pillow, mattress, and bedspread!

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