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ECOWEEN: Cardboard Box iPod Costume

ECOWEEN: Cardboard Box iPod Costume


If your lil one is a music fan, or is used to seeing you attached to your iPod, you may want to re-consider throwing away the box when your next package arrives. With a lil paint, minimal artistic talent and a few supplies you will find around your home, you can easily create an iPod costume for your budding music man.

Supplies you will need:

  • Medium-sized cardboard box
  • Red and gray paint (the Livos Salis finger paints can be diluted with a little water to make them paintbrush accessible)
  • Box cutter
  • Poster board
  • Rubber cement or glue
  • Plastic wrap
  • Tape

Supplies for your iPod costume.

First, cut the box down to the appropriate size for your child.  It should end around their knees.  Then cut a circle out of the

Next, paint the entire box the color of your lil one's favorite iPod.

Next, cut a large circle out of a sheet of poster board or construction paper.  Cut a smaller hole out of the center.

Paint the arrows and words found on the iPod dial on your circle.

To see more adorable step-by-step pictures, read more.

Supplies for your iPod costume.

First, cut the box down to the appropriate size for your child.  It should end around their knees.  Then cut a circle out of the

Next, paint the entire box the color of your lil one's favorite iPod.

Next, cut a large circle out of a sheet of poster board or construction paper.  Cut a smaller hole out of the center.

Paint the arrows and words found on the iPod dial on your circle.

Next, cut a square, with rounded corners out of a piece of poster board.  The square should be about one inch narrower than the

Once the paint has dried, cover the square with plastic wrap to simulate the iPod screen.

Next, apply glue or rubber cement to the back of the "dial" and the "screen".

Afix the "dial" and "screen" to the body of the iPod.

Finally, paint the Apple/iPod logo on the back of the box.

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