Santa Claus Mailbox

New Year is approaching, children and adults in anticipation of holiday festivities, skating and sledding, bright lights on Christmas trees and long-awaited gifts from Santa Claus. However, the New Year holidays are approaching in kindergarten and in school, for which parents with children are asked to make any interesting crafts.
Santa Claus's Mailbox
We suggest you create your own and useful crafts with your children - Santa Claus's mailbox. For this workshop we will need materials:
  • - shoebox (its size depends only on your desire).
  • - decorative film (can be replaced with colored paper).
  • - black and gold cardboard.
  • - scissors.
  • - stationery knife.
  • - glue.
  • - pencil and ruler.
Santa Claus Mailbox

Step-by-step master class.

First of all, let's clean the table of unnecessary items and get started. 1. On the lid of the box under the shoes we will cut the slot for letters.Let me remind you that the smallest envelope is 11 cm by 22 cm. If you intend to use the Santa Claus box for its intended purpose, you need to take this into account. If the slot has a purely decorative function, its size does not matter. 2. Using the drawn lines, we make the cut with a stationery knife.
Santa Claus Mailbox
3. We mark the required area of ​​the decorative film for the bottom of the box. Remove the paper from the film and carefully glue the box. Advantages of the film, is that if something does not work out, it can be removed and re-glued. Be sure to squeeze all the bubbles with your hand, otherwise it will be ugly.
Santa Claus Mailbox
Santa Claus Mailbox
4. We make the same actions with the top cover. Carefully pasting it with red tape. It should be noted that instead of decorative film, of course, you can use red paper. Tape her entire box. 5. Make a slot with a stationery knife and bend the edges.
Santa Claus Mailbox
Father Frost's Mailbox
Father Frost's MailboxFather Frost's Mailbox 6. We make the belt of Santa Claus or Santa Claus - whatever you like. Take a black cardboard and cut a strip. The length of the strip is calculated so that it is bent into the inside of the top cover. Bandwidth at your discretion. In this case, we used velvet paper. She has pros and cons. It always looks great, but the edges and corners tend to be peeled over time. Only your preferences are important here.
Father Frost's Mailbox
7. Making a plaque. On the back of the cardboard we mark with a ruler and a pencil, what a plaque will look like. See photo.
Santa Claus Mailbox
8. We cut the plaque out of the golden cardboard using scissors or a clerical knife, as it is more convenient for someone.
Santa Claus Mailbox
9. We pass a black cardboard belt through a golden plaque and fix it with glue, as shown in the photo.We glue only from the inside of the top cover of the box.
Santa Claus Mailbox
10. Putting it together. We decorate the cap.
Santa Claus Mailbox
Santa Claus Mailbox
So our hand-made article is ready. Santa Claus's festive mailbox, created by yourself, is ready. This Christmas crafts can be attributed to kindergarten or school. It will definitely please both children and adults, because it reminds Santa Claus himself in a red coat with a black belt.

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