01 June 2010

a box of knights

Our knight collection needed a place to play. Correction, we had a cardboard box, and a some time to kill.

First I cut the box.
Then they painted.
Then they cut out pictures from the knight catalogue.
Finally we stuck and coated them on with modge-podge.

Its more than just a fun craft project. They spend ages studying the pictures, talking about the knights and their horses. It is used as a castle and a horse stable. Also, it doubles as a storage box for said horses and knights. I don't think we could have gotten better mileage out of a castle from the toy shop.

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