Fun and Games

Turn a box into a puzzle-themed pencil holder.

What You Need:

This fun pencil box is perfect for the puzzle lover in your life.
  • Decorative box or cardboard box
  • Craft paint
  • Pencil eraser
  • Green paint
  • Computer
  • Crayons, games, cards, jacks, and marbles


1. Buy a decorative box or spruce up a cardboard box with craft paint. Dip a pencil eraser in green paint to make the polka dots.

2. On your computer, make a May Day label in the shape of a crossword puzzle.

3. Fill the box with crayons, games, cards, jacks, and marbles -- whatever brainteasers will keep the recipient puzzled for hours.


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