Tissuebox Table Lantern

Halloween Lanterns

Brighten any room with seasonal colors and icons using Crayola® Construction Paper, a tissue box and LED light!

  • 1.

    Have an adult cut the bottom out of an empty tissue box, leaving a half-inch border to make a “frame.”

  • 2.

    Paint the outside of the box black or a seasonal color. Let dry.

  • 3.

    Have an adult cut sticks into strips as thick as the frame.

  • 4.

    Glue strips around the inside of the frame.

  • 5.

    Have an adult cut out holiday/seasonal shapes out of construction paper. And glue shapes onto the inside of the frame.

  • 6.

    Have an adult cut acetate to size of the tissue box.

  • 7.

    Glue crepe paper onto the acetate to make a background.

  • 8.

    Glue other side of acetate so that it’s up against the paper shapes.

  • 9.

    Place lamp on table and an LED bulb inside the box. Turn on the light and enjoy!