Painted Pencils and Recycled Desk Organizers
Get organized before school starts by using recycled materials – then add some flair to your pencils!
What You’ll Need:
*Cereal boxes of various sizes, empty
*Cans, clean and dry
*Thin masking tape – 1/8 or 1/4 inch thick
*Clean up your cereal boxes by cutting around the tops.
*Small cereal boxes can be used as pencil holders. Wrap them in wrapping paper and secure with glue or tape.
*Larger cereal boxes can be used to hold papers. Cut the long sides on an angle.
*Wrap in wrapping paper and secure with glue or tape.
*For pencils: wind thin masking tape around each pencil in various ways.
*Paint the pencils. Allow to dry thoroughly.
*Remove masking tape.
*Send us a picture of your newly organized desk and we may post it to our site! firstname.lastname@example.org.
This activity can be found in the Arts & Crafts section of our site.