Bonus: This dressed-up tissue box helps teach your child to blow his nose.
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What You'll Need
- Decorative paper
- Tissue box
- Double-sided tape
- Chenille stems
- Fast-setting glue
- Large googly eyes
- Shredded crinkle paper
- Cardboard party horn
- 1.25-ounce clear plastic cups
Wrap a 5-x-20-inch piece of paper around tissue box and secure with double-sided tape. Cut a separate piece for the top about 1/8 inch wider on each side; cut oval in center and tape to top of box.
Twist two chenille stems and glue around opening. Glue on googly eyes, pom-pom, shredded paper, and a party horn to create a face. Attach two halves of a chenille stem as ears.
Fill four clear plastic cups with multicolored pom-poms and glue to the four bottom corners of the box.
Copyright © 2008. Used with permission from the March 2008 issue of Parents magazine.