My son had his Valentine’s Day party at school this week and he wanted to make a robot box for collecting the cards. We gathered the boxes that we had available (which weren’t many because we get a little obsessive about recycling them at times) and he figured out which ones would work for his design.
He came up with the design on his own, but I did help a bit with the execution of the design. When we were beginning to work on it, he looked up at me and said, “Hey, you could put this on your blog!” He was right! This was a very creative endeavor, and I had never made such an ambitious plan for a Valentine’s Day box when I was a kid. I mostly stuck to either a brown paper bag or a shoe box with hearts on it. I love seeing so much creativity and excitement in my son.
We started with the selected boxes and cut out the holes for the cards to be dropped in. Parts that were cut out from the shoe box were glued onto the front of the box used for the body to give it some visual interest. Continue reading