How to Make a Valentines Day Mailbox with Movable Flag Crafts Project

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If you are in Elementary School, then you probably need to make a Valentine’s Day Card Holder for your Classroom friends to place their cards into. Well, today we will show you how to make this US Mailbox with moving Flag to bring to school with you to share the love with your friends. You can use this later on to Store your special letters and cards in.

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How to Make a Valentines Day Mailbox with Movable Flag Crafts Project for Kids



How to Make a Valentines Day Mailbox with Movable Flag Crafts Project for Kids

Crafts Materials Needed

– Box

– Scissors

– Cardboard

– Foam or Card Stock

– Popsicle Stick (or other type of flat stick such as a paint stick)

– Tape

– Glue

– Paper Fastener

Step 1



Step 1 : Making Classroom Valentines day Cards Holder Mail Box Instructions



Take a box that is shaped in a similar proportion to the illustration seen above. Then cut along the dotted lines that you see…curved on the shorter ends and then just a straight line along the long ends.

Step 2



Step 2 : Making Classroom Valentines day Cards Holder Mail Box Instructions



This is what your box should look like now. Now cut carefully along the curved dotted line that you see in the illustration. This will be the flap / door … so don’t cut on the bottom, this will be the hinge.

Lightly trace the shorter ends (the curved ends).


Step 3



Step 3 : Making Classroom Valentines day Cards Holder Mail Box Instructions



Take foam or card stock and wrap it around the box so that it is now rounded at the top of the box. For the shorter ends…use the traced ends to make these curved pieces…also make the inner cut too.

Step 4



Step 4 : Making Classroom Valentines day Cards Holder Mail Box Instructions



Look at the front door, that is hinged, and opens. Cut the handle out of the foam and paste it on the front door.

Step 5



Step 5 : Making Classroom Valentines day Cards Holder Mail Box Instructions



Now lets make the flag. Cut 2 rectangle pieces of cardboard.  Take a popsicle stick and glue the rectangle to the front and back of the stick.

Step 6



Step 6 : Making Classroom Valentines day Cards Holder Mail Box Instructions



Take a square piece of cardboard and put the paper fastener through the square cardboard piece, the popsicle stick and the side of the mail box. This should go up and down. Put it up when there is mail.

Step 7



How to Make a Valentines Day Mailbox with Movable Flag Crafts Project for Kids



This is what your Valentine’s Day Card Mailbox container and holder should look like now. Happy Valentine’s Day.

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1 Comment

  1. SHYANN

    02.05.2011

    THAT IS SO COOL

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