My Miniature Room

My Miniature Room craft

What do you wish your bedroom looked like? Design a tiny version of the room of your dreams-all tucked inside a recycled tissue box.

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    Would you like a bright purple room? Or one that's orange and green with a black ceiling? How about a swimming pool or batter's cage next to your bed? Design this miniature room with everything just the way you want it!

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    Ask an adult to help you cut off most of the top and front of an empty recycled tissue box using Crayola® Scissors. Save the cut pieces to make furniture.

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    Turn tissues into whatever you want in your room---just draw on them with Crayola Washable Markers. Make rugs, curtains, bedspreads, pillow shams, mirrors, frames, or wallpaper.

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    You can even tie dye tissues with Crayola Washable Watercolor Paints and Brushes if you like! Cover your art area with newspaper. Hold a tissue in the middle and twist it tightly. With a brush, dab on spots of watercolor. Open it to see your design. Dry o

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    With leftover cardboard pieces, create furniture. Use Crayola School Glue to put together beds, dressers, tables, chairs, stereo speakers, a giant TV with an aluminum foil screen-you choose. Color furniture with markers. Or cover it with your decorated tissues.

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    Place furniture in your room. Glue it in place. Air-dry the glue.