5 quick crafts using a raisin box

1 Character car: a cool set of wheels for a mini-friend

 You’ll need: a raisin box, scissors, paint, coloured paper, a mini figurine

  1. Help your child make two snips in the box so you can lift up a section that will fit the little toy.

2. Fold this piece to make the windscreen.

3. Now your child can paint the raisin box.

4. When it’s dry, they cut paper wheels and lights and pop the character inside.



2 Raisin box robot: use foil and pipe cleaners to make this shiny pal

You’ll need: a raisin box, foil, pipe cleaners, googly eyes, tape

1. Give your child the raisin box to wrap in foil.
2. Now they tape on pipe cleaner arms, legs and antennae.
3. Then they stick on googly eyes and draw on a robot mouth.
4. Finally, they stick on coloured paper buttons.

3 Easy monsters: so simple and so effective!

You’ll need: a raisin box, coloured paper, googly eyes, a pen, tape

1. First, your child covers a raisin box with coloured paper (like wrapping a present).
2. Then they add googly eyes and draw a roarsome smile!

4 The cat’s whiskers: give your child coloured paper to turn a raisin box into a purrfect pal

You’ll need: a raisin box, coloured paper, tape, a pen

1. Ask your child to cover the raisin box with coloured paper.
2. Now they snip some ears to add.
3. Finally, they draw on eyes, a nose, a smile – and whiskers, of course.

5 Not just for Halloween: it’s simple to turn a raisin box into a ghost

You’ll need: a raisin box, white paper, a black pen

1. Give your child the box to wrap in white paper.
2. Then they draw on a ghostly face!

Tip! If it is Halloween, keep the raisins inside the box and hand these out to Trick or Treaters.