We're Sorry

Be good to the Earth.

Contest Photo by: dkebbekus
Yuma, Az,
Category: Functional


As a family we are trying to be more "earth friendly", so we recycled a box, decorated it, and started collecting cans.


1 large box, any paints you have available, stickers, foam letters, glue, Duct tape, markers.

How to Make

  • The top of the box was cut off. Approximately 4 inches from the top. A circular hole was cut in the middle for cans, and the piece was then reinforced with duct tape. Please see picture. (this step is not really needed, we hope to keep our cans contained)

  • The kids were allowed to paint the box as they wished. Allow for second coat if needed. After the paint dried, hand prints came next.

  • The foam letters were glued on with elmers glue, allowed to dry and then the kids continued to decorate with stickers and markers.

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