English Telephone Box Craft

Even though these red telephone boxes are rarely seen in England now, they still symbolise England to many. Here's a fun English telephone box craft idea for kids - making a fabulous pencil holder for the desk!

Jack's telephone box craft, used as a pencil holder

Jack's telephone box craft, used as a pencil holder

You will need:

Cuboid-shaped box
Red paint
White paper
Black permanent marker
Glue

Instructions:

Cut the box so it is slightly shorter than your pens. Paint the box red and allow it to dry.

At the top of each side draw a small crown. From white paper cut four small rectangles and on each write TELEPHONE. Glue one to each side, just underneath the crown.

Finally use the permanent marker to add a grid of black rectangles (window panes) to each side.

You could paint the telephone with acrylic varnish to protect it if you like.

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