Shoe Box Zoo Box

Shoe Box Zoo Box craft

Bring a day at the zoo back home and give kids 'paws' for thought with their own 3D wildlife display. Open the cage on lions and tigers and bears... and watch kids go wild with new knowledge and untamed creativity.

  • 1.

    With Crayola® Markers, draw a zookeeper and animals on construction paper. Cut them out using Crayola Scissors, leaving tabs at the bottom of each figure.

  • 2.

    Take the lid off of a recycled cardboard shoe box and turn on its side. Decorate the inside of the box with markers to look like the animals' habitat at the zoo.

  • 3.

    Use Crayola School Glue to attach the animal tabs to the bottom of the box, and toward the back, so they stand upright.

  • 4.

    Tape a plastic drinking straw across the box in front of the animals. Glue the zookeeper in front of the straw.