DESIGN A GIFT BOX – Form, Colour, Emphasis

Students use Model Magic, acrylic paint and glitter glue to design a gift box for someone who is important to them.

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DESIGN A GIFT BOX – Form, Colour, Emphasis


  • Crayola Model Magic - Assorted Colours
  • Crayola Glitter Glue
  • Crayola Acrylic Paint - 6 Count
  • Crayola Paintbrushes - 5 Count
  • Small Recycled Gift Box
  • Embellishments and Found Objects
  • Water Containers
  • Paper Towels
  • Toothpicks


Step 1
  1. Build a short sculpture out of Model Magic.
  2. Make sure the sculpture is in proportion to the size of the box, not too big and not too small.
Step 2
  1. Paint your box with acrylic paint.
  2. Make sure your design connects with the sculpture and something that is importamt to you.
  3. Add accents with Crayola Glitter Glue.
Step 3
  1. Glue your sculpture onto the lid of the painted box with Crayola Washable No-Run School Glue.
  2. Add details and embellishments to make the gift box special and unique.
  3. View the finished box with fresh eyes.
    - How does it reflect something that is important to you?
    - What do you like best about the box? Why?
    - What will the person you are giving it to like best about it? Why?
Illustrated Crayon Character