Sneezy Does It: Cute Tissue Box Craft

fill plastic cups with pompoms
Alexandra Grablewski
Bonus: This dressed-up tissue box helps teach your child to blow his nose.
Alexandra Grablewski
Alexandra Grablewski

What You'll Need

  • Decorative paper
  • Scissors
  • Tissue box
  • Double-sided tape
  • Chenille stems
  • Fast-setting glue
  • Large googly eyes
  • Pom-poms
  • Shredded crinkle paper
  • Cardboard party horn
  • 1.25-ounce clear plastic cups
Alexandra Grablewski
Alexandra Grablewski

Step 1

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.

Alexandra Grablewski
Alexandra Grablewski

Step 2

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.

Alexandra Grablewski
Alexandra Grablewski

Step 3

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.

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