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Find a place for pencils, pens, and art or writing supplies in a custom pencil holder. This upcycled craft reuses a tin can you already have on hand!



CRAYOLA Colored Pencils

CRAYOLA Paint Brushes


Liquid Measuring Cup

CRAYOLA Scissors

CRAYOLA No-Run School Glue

CRAYOLA Elaborate Escapes Coloring Pages

Mason Jar with Lid

Upcycled Tin Can


Pick a coloring page from the coloring book. Turn page to landscape format. With pencil, mark tin can height on coloring page. Cut along line using scissors.

Color and shade coloring page with colored pencils.

Create glue mixture by adding equal parts water and glue in a mason jar. Twist on lid and shake until well combined.

Use paint brush to apply glue mixture to the entirety of the non-colored side of the coloring page. Wrap glue-side of coloring page around tin can, then apply more glue mixture to the seam and overtop the coloring page.

Dry 2 hours, then fill with pencils, pens, paint brushes, and supplies.

Be careful of any uneven edges on the tin can! Adult assistance required.
You can also complete this project using one of our free coloring pages. 
Save any leftover glue mixture for future decoupage art projects!

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