This cereal box tote is a perfect repository for all the treasures your young reader will find on their autumn adventures, and will keep everything safe until further observations can be made with a magnifying glass. Made from a cereal box and string, and decorated with torn construction paper (inspired by the endpapers of Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf), it will come together in no time at all so that you can spend the most time outside.
- Cut the flaps off the top of the open cereal box.
- Tear the construction paper into various shapes, resembling leaves.
- Apply glue to the back of a piece of a ‘leaf.’ Place on the cereal box. Repeat with the other pieces, overlapping so that you can’t see the box.
- Repeat on all sides of the box.
- Once the glue is dry, using the hole-punch, punch two holes on each side at the top of the box.
- Cut ribbon to desired length. Thread the ribbon or twine through the holes, making a knot on either end to hold it in place.
- Get ready to head outside!
Now that you've made your tote, go on autumn adventures with our Nature Walk and Scavenger Hunt!
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