Cute Pencil Container

You may recognize this picture from my “Decorating Your Homeschool Area” post. My four-year-old, Pumpkin, and I made this adorable container a few weeks ago and she has been using (read: abusing!) is ever since. It has held up beautifully and shows no signs of wear-and-tear! It’s being used to hold school and art supplies, such as markers, colored pencils, crayons and paintbrushes. Wouldn’t you like to make one? 🙂

What You’ll Need Any shape container (circle, square, oval, rectangle) with sides that are perpendicular to the table (meaning they aren’t angled in or out). It must be at least half the height of the pencils you will be using. Pencils: They must be unsharpened (otherwise you’ll have a weapon, not a container!), but feel free to get really cheap ones. It doesn’t matter if they aren’t the best for writing. Ribbon that will go […]