Can't find those pencils? Is milk money disappearing from sight? All those treasured stickers finding a home on the floor? Then have your students have fun and create a treasure box of their own. Use this as a math lesson for the older students or as a color lesson for the younger ones. You could also give your students a special trinket for every book they read!

 

OBJECTIVE:

Given a box of any shape or size, the students will be able to make their own treasure box by using buttonscreatively.


MATERIALS:

    Assortment of buttons
    One box of any shape or size
    Fabric to cover box
    Acrylic paints
    Paintbrush
    Ribbon and other decorations
    Scissors
    Glue

PROCEDURE:

  • Paint the box any desired color or cover the box in fabric.

  • Using a glue gun or tacky glue, place buttons in any desired design.

  • Add bows, trinkets or items to personalize the treasure box.

  • By all means, have fun!

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