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Level: Junior and up
Grades: Gr. 3 and up | Age: 8 yrs and up | Written by: Micky Carline
[Micky is a pre-school daycare assistant.]

Recycle a milk carton to create a place to hold pens, pencils, crayons, paintbrushes and more.

What You Need:

What You Do:

  1. Mark a straight line around the milk carton.
  2. Using safety scissors, cut along the marked line.

  4. Again, using the safety scissors, cut out a selection of pictures that are suitable for your pen tub.

  6. Select your favorite pictures and glue to the milk carton.
  7. The finished pen pot!

To help protect your pictures, you can brush on more PVA glue.

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