Matchbox Art Mini Suitcase: Activity For Kids

Summer holidays is that time of the year when everybody packs their bags and escapes to places with higher altitudes and lesser humidity! To celebrate the holiday spirit, how about getting your kids involved in matchbox art and create a miniature suitcase by recycling old matchboxes? Sounds fun? Get ready for matchbox art mini suitcase!

This matchbox art mini suitcase activity will:

  • Teach your child to recycle old matchboxes
  • Stimulate his/her creativity
  • Keep him/her away from TV/Smartphone

  • Matchbox
  • Coloured paper
  • A pair of scissors
  • Glue
  • Sketch pen
Instructions for Matchbox Art Mini Suitcase:
  1. Remove the matchbox cover and stick brown paper over it.

  2. Cut thin strips of light brown paper and stick them on the sides.

  3. Cut a small strip with pointed ends for the handle and stick it on top.

  4. Cut four small semi-circles and stick them on the edges of the suitcase.

  5. Add two strips for the upper and lower ends of the matchbox and insert it into the cover.

Bon voyage!

If your child enjoyed this activity, then he/she is sure to love our World Traveller box—which is packed with exciting puzzles and activities on countries and flags.

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Gayathri breathes Harry Potter as much as she breathes air. Yes, a hardcore Potterhead! She loves to play with words, write goofy and humorous articles, dabble in art & craft activities, and crack terrible jokes. Having worked as a copywriter with an ad agency, she is currently a content writer at Flintobox!


  • sathya

    March 22, 2016 - 6:06 pm

    the blog is very interesting to read about the learn to convert a matchbox into a suitcase in a minute. it is very useful for us. keep on updating.

    • Sumitra

      March 24, 2016 - 10:18 am

      Hi Sathya, thanks for your feedback! =)

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