How to make a cereal-box bag

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  • We can’t wait to take this pretty bag shopping with us. No one would ever guess it’s made from an old cereal box.

    Your kids could have a couple of hours’ fun crafting a little shopper of their own. All it takes is an old brekkie packet, some paint, foam and pom poms to make it.

    And if you’ve got a clever clogs at home, let them experiment with different colours and foam designs. They could try a polka dot pattern or even personalise their bag with their name.

    Follow our illustrated step-by-step instructions below on how to make a cereal-box bag.

    What you will need

    • 1 cereal box
    • Acrylic paint (we used green)
    • Paint brush
    • Scissors or a craft knife
    • Glue stick
    • Black felt pen
    • Small pom poms, yellow and pink
    • 3 A4 coloured foam sheets (we used yellow, green and pink)