Last week I shared a project that I made with my students that did not require saving boxes. This week I wanted to share an activity that made saving boxes so worth it.
I found the original activity on Pinterest, but I didn't want to deal with paint that week. I taught my students to wrap tissue boxes like a present, leaving a hole in the paper where there is a hole in the box. We used egg cartons to make the eyes.
On the original site where I found this idea, the creator made these into Tattle boxes. Students could report their concerns to the monster.
I found these posted just before Valentines Day, so we made them our mail boxes.
I also want to use them as story starters. Students create the monsters and write a story inspired by this character. I have included a free download worksheet with some questions for students to answer about their character. Click here.
You can purchase all ten forms I use for creative writing assignments and bulletin boards here in my Teachers Pay Teachers store and here in my Teachers Notebook store. I have included at least two suggestions for each form that are not here on my blog.