In today’s age, spotting a postbox around your street corner is a rarity! This summer, take a trip down memory lane with your child and talk about how letters are written, posted, and how they reach their destinations! In fact, make one of your own with this waste material craft postbox activity and then take a trip to the local post office!
This activity will:
- Improve your child’s creativity
- Teach him/her about letter-writing
- Keep your child away from TV/Smartphone
Parental involvement: Medium
Duration: 15 minutes
Skills Acquired: Self-expression, Language, Communication
- Plastic jar
- Paper cutter (parental guidance needed)
- Paint and paintbrush
- Black paper
Instructions for Waste Material Craft Postbox:
- Paint the jar red and its lid black. Leave them to dry.
- Cut a rectangle from black paper.
- Add two slits and fold the paper upwards.
- Write ‘LETTERS’ with white paint.
- Stick it on the box.
- Make a small slit to insert letters.
- Post your letters!
If your child enjoyed this activity, then he/she is sure to love our World Traveller box— packed with exciting puzzles and activities on countries and flags.
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