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The autumn term is in full swing and the summer holidays seem like a distant memory. An organised desk is the basis for working well when you come home from school and if it’s pretty and neat, all the better!
In our step by step guide we’ll show you how to recycle your old tin cans to make cute pencil holders. We have shown you how to make 3 different animals for your desk, but you can also create many other designs, why not try making a dog, frog, penguin or even a mouse!
Activity created for Maped Helix by Allo Maman Dodo.
Empty glass jar or tin
Felt pens or colouring pencils
Gather the materials needed for the activity.
Measure the height of the pot by making marks on the sheet of paper, then cut out a strip which will cover around the outside of the can.
Draw and cut out the decorative elements.
For the rabbit: the heart-shaped nose and the ears
Glue everything to the pot, as in the photos including the paper cover around the can and the decorative elements.
Draw on the face and details using the markers.
Now all you need to do is fill your pots with your favourite stationery!