How to Make a Lunch Box

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How to Make a Lunch Box
How to Make a Lunch Box
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When you learn How to Make a Lunch Box, you'll never have to deal with brown paper sack lunches again. Explore your lunch box ideas and make a lunch box from an empty milk carton. This DIY keeps food safe and is the ideal size for holding sandwiches. You won't have to worry about it breaking, and it's easy to transport to work or school. This project is great because not only do you recycle milk cartons, but you also save money from buying brown paper bags or totes.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

MaterialsRecycled Materials

Primary TechniqueDIY Craft


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On occasion I babysit for a couple of neighborhood kids. We they come over I like to provide stimulating activities for them. Because I look to cook, we often prepare food and I like to give them the opportunity to take some home and share. Here is the perfect container. I don't have to ask for it back. Thanks

i love the idea of how versatile the lunch boxes you make could be. This craft is great for teaching kids how to have fun being artsy and recycle. I have never thought of reusinf milk cartons before. Thanks for the craft.

I downloaded this Lunch Box about a month ago and have since made four. I pack a lot of sandwiches for my family and I hated trying to get them to fit in a sandwich bag. WA-LA, the answer to the problem. This is also great for other foods and nothing gets squashed. A perfect, no cost idea!


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