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Tin Can Pencil Holders

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Tin Can Pencil Holder CIY Video Poster Frame
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Find a place for pencils, pens, and art or writing supplies in a custom pencil holder. This upcycled craft reuses a tin can you already have on hand!

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PENCIL HOLDER CRAFT KIT: Features 50 Colored Pencils, 1 Elaborate Escapes Coloring Book, 1 No-Run Washable School Glue, 1 Blunt Tip Scissors, and 4 Paint Brushes.

Craft Kit supplies pictured above. Additional supplies may be needed.

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Steps:

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Tin Can Pencil Holders Step 1

1 Pick a coloring page from the coloring book. Turn page to landscape format. With pencil, mark tin can height on coloring page. Cut along line using scissors.

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Tin Can Pencil Holders Step 2

2 Color and shade coloring page with colored pencils.

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Tin Can Pencil Holders Step 3

3 Create glue mixture by adding equal parts water and glue in a mason jar. Twist on lid and shake until well combined.

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Tin Can Pencil Holders Step 4

4 Use paint brush to apply glue mixture to the entirety of the non-colored side of the coloring page. Wrap glue-side of coloring page around tin can, then apply more glue mixture to the seam and overtop the coloring page.

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Tin Can Pencil Holders Step 5

5 Dry 2 hours, then fill with pencils, pens, paint brushes, and supplies.

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Be careful of any uneven edges on the tin can! Adult assistance required.
  • Save any leftover glue mixture for future decoupage art projects!
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