Take-It Tube

Take-It Tube craft

How can you be sure to take important messages to your teacher and bring school things home? Go tubular! Keep notes, homework, and your art safe in this handy carry-all.

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    Here’s a cool way to make sure messages and other important papers make it back and forth between home and school. Start with a large cardboard cylinder. A cardboard snack canister with a plastic lid is ideal. Wipe any crumbs out first.

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    Measure construction paper to fit around the outside of the canister. Cut the paper with Crayola® Scissors.

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    Decorate your canister cover using Crayola Rainbow Twistables. Draw a design that shows off the color changes of each Twistable. Fill the whole paper with glorious color!

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    Cover your Take-It Tube with Crayola School Glue. Stick your decorated paper to the tube. Wrap a couple of rubber bands around the paper to hold it while the glue air-dries.

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    On construction paper, trace around the plastic top to make a circle. Create a label with your name and other information. Cut it out and glue it inside the lid. Air-dry the label.

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    For additional protection, combine equal amounts of glue and water in a foam produce tray. Cover your art area with newspaper. Paint the glaze over the outside of your decorated tube with a foam brush. You could even coat the inside of the tube if you lik