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by Mina Keenan (follow)
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Make a Cardboard Castle.



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Art and Craft Supplies

Cardboard box
Paints
Black marker
Craft knife
Four cardboard tubes
Scissors
Hole punch
Wool


Method



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Cut top flaps off box.



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Make two cuts at the plain end of the tubes.

Base coat box and tubes with grey paint.



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Stamp bricks / blocks onto box and tubes.



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I used the side of a matchbox and white paint.



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Make the turrets. Make uniform cuts around tube tops and fold every second flap towards the middle of the tube.



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At the plain end of the turret make two cuts (in the positions shown in red in the inset photo) halfway down the tube.



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Slot the turrets onto the top corners of the castle.

Make uniform cuts along the top of the castle and fold down every second flap.



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Draw a gate / drawbridge with black marker.



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Cut out the drawbridge with a craft knife, leaving the bottom edge intact.



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Make two holes with the hole punch on the drawbridge and one each side of the drawbridge opening as shown.



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Knot a double ended piece of wool a few times and thread through the holes on the drawbridge. Thread the other ends through the holes on the front of the castle.


Have fun!

:)



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