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make & do activity kit

Mothers Day gift boxes

Print out the box templates. Cut out roughly, then stick them onto patterned or coloured paper.

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This activity kit contains:
1. Make and do activity steps 1 - 6 2. Four template pages Visit http://play.powerhousemuseum.com to download any missing elements.

When the templates are dry, cut carefully along the solid lines. Then fold along all the dotted lines.

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To build the sides of your box, first join the two sections together where they are marked A using sticky tape or glue.

Sticky tape or glue the base together to form a ring. Stick each tab of the box sides to the box base.

Things you need:


printouts of templates craft paper ( plain or coloured ) stick glue and sticky-tape scissors ( or craft knife for adults ) ruler tissue paper ( for filling ) ribbon

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Stick each tab of the lid together to make

your lid.

Fit them together to make your gift box. Fill with tissue paper and place your gift inside. Tie with a ribbon. Happy Mothers Day!

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Template 1 - Small gift box

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Template 2 - Large gift box - Lid

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Template 3 - Large gift box - Side

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Template 4 - Large gift box - Side and base

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