How do you make a book in a box?

How do you make a book in a box?

Directions for the Book in a Box Project:

  1. Choose a book and have fun reading it.
  2. Find a box approximately the size of a shoebox.
  3. Setting: Paint or colour the outside of the box so that it represents the setting of the book.
  4. Main Character: Put in three objects that represent the main character.

What is a story box book?

It is simply a collection of items in a box or bag that corresponds to the items mentioned in a story. A Story Box is a way for young children with visual impairments to experience a story. It is an early literacy event that can easily fit into your daily routines as well as a tool to enhance the learning of concepts.

What can you make out of a shoebox?

11 Ways To Upcycle Shoeboxes

  1. Ribbon Organizer. If you’re the crafty type, you may have a lot of ribbon lying around.
  2. DIY recharge station.
  3. Pretty storage box.
  4. Decorative wall shelves.
  5. Fabric desktop organizer.
  6. Chalkboard painted shoebox lids.
  7. Cable and cord organizer.
  8. Viewable shoe storage.

How do I make a stash book?

There’s value either way.

  1. Buy a Book.
  2. Gather Your Supplies.
  3. Mark off a few pages in the front.
  4. Wrap the cover with plastic bags.
  5. Brush glue on the outside of the pages.
  6. Place the book in a vice or under a weight.
  7. Draw the outline of your secret compartment.
  8. Cut out the secret compartment.

What are story baskets?

Story Baskets are created to expose children to various ways of learning and are a hands-on approach to education. Story Baskets present an opportunity for interaction between parent and child, child and peers, and child and educator. The creation of a Story Basket is beneficial to the maker as it is to the listener.

What is story box library?

Story Box Library is an educational website created for children where stories by local authors and illustrators are read aloud by fantastic Australian and New Zealand storytellers. The website aims to inspire imagination, make reading exciting and encourage fun while reading.

How do you make a bookshelf out of a shoe box?

Bookshelf Using Shoe Box

  1. Step 1: MATERIALS. Ruler.
  2. Step 2: Cut Cut Cut. Cut a triangle (or a V-shape) into the shoe box having 10cm as the base.
  3. Step 3: Fold and Tape. Fold the shoe box outward having the vertex of the triangles as the center.
  4. Step 4: You Have Now a New Bookshelf.

How do you make a safe book easy?


  1. Cut a Square Hole into Your Book Pages. Open the book to somewhere between page 50 to 100.
  2. Apply Mod Podge to the Edges of the Book. Apply Mod Podge or glue liberally with a paintbrush to the inside pages and cut edges of the book.
  3. Hide Your Finished Book on a Shelf.

How do you make a hollowed out book safe?

Using your paint brush, liberally paint the inside and outside hollowed pages with matte Mod Podge. Glob it on the sides of the secret compartment. For the exterior pages, hold the book loosely closed allowing the Mod Podge to get in the crevices of the pages.

How do you make a secret compartment book?

Leave a few pages in the front untouched, so the compartment is covered and the book looks normal when initially opened.

  1. Wrap the cover with plastic bags.
  2. Brush glue on the outside of the pages.
  3. Place the book in a vice or under a weight.
  4. Draw the outline of your secret compartment.
  5. Cut out the secret compartment.

What should I put in a story bag?

Some common materials used in story bags and baskets that you could start with include:

  • Soft toys.
  • Farm/zoo animals.
  • Little people/Lego figures.
  • Small boxes.
  • Sticks/grass/hay/wood cookies.
  • Finger and hand puppets.
  • Visual aids, cards, calendar pictures, coasters.
  • Textured material.