Holiday Gift Boxes

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Project Details

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa these 2-1/2" boxes are sturdy and ideal for small gift giving.

Lesson Plan Ideas

  • Exacto® Knife or Scoring Tool
  • White School Glue
  • Scissors
  • Printer (to print template)


  1. Cut & Score: Print out the (Box Template.pdf). Using any color Railroad Board you’d like. Trace the box template onto it. Then take the scissors and cut out your box following the solid lines. Using the Exacto® knife or scoring tool score your box along the dashed lines. Following Illustration 1, fold and crease each panel along the scored lines.

    Step 1



  2. Assemble: Following Illustration 2, glue the back side of the four flaps indicated in the illustration. Fold into your box shape and press the glued flaps in place. Let dry. Wrap your small gift in KolorFast® Tissue and tie your gift box with 4 feet of Trait-tex® 3-Ply School Roving Yarn.

    Step 2

    Image 3


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