Alligator Box
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Alligator Box

Alligators can be cute! Create this fun box using Apple Barrel Paint and a lot of creativity!

Designed by Sherrie Ragsdale, courtesy of the Plaid Creative Team.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Apple Barrel Paints:
  • Spring Green
  • White
  • Black
  • Bright Yellow
  • 3/4" Round Foam Applicator
  • Small Triangle Wooden Box
  • 3/4" Flat Brush
  • Black Permanent Marker
  • (2) 1 1/4" Wood Doll Heads or Knobs
  • (2) 7/8" Wood Split Wooden Eggs
  • Pencil
  • Wood or Thick Craft Glue

Project Instructions

Basecoat box with Spring Green. Let dry.

 Paint the eyes and the nose with Spring Green.

 Using the round foam applicator, make Bright Yellow circles on the wooden balls.

 Use the other end of foam applicator to make the Black holes in nose on the larger end of the split eggs.

Using a black marker or small round brush and Black, paint the alligator's eyes.

Glue the eyes and nose in place.

Use a pencil to mark the teeth and then paint White.