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Castle Keeper


Castle Keeper

A castle made from cardboard

Need somewhere to keep all your bits and pieces? Then have a go at making this.

What to do:

Step 1

Part 1

Gather together all the things that you need to make the Castle Keeper. Take your plastic food tray and make sure it is completely clean, you may want to ask an adult to help you with this. Then turn it upside down, this will be the hill that the castle sits on. Then sit the teabag box on top of the plastic food tray, making sure the flap opens. Place the four kitchen roll tubes on each corner of the plastic food tray and then glue down. Leave this to dry.

Step 2

Part 2

Now paint the boxes and tubes with grey paint. To paint the hill use a mixture of half gloopy glue and half paint. Mix it well and then paint it onto the plastic tray.

Step 3

Part 3

To make the turrets take the kitchen roll tubes and cut six snips at the top of each tube but be careful as scissors are sharp. Bend one flap down then leave the next one standing up and push the next one down, leave the next one up and then push that one down. Do the same with the five other turrets.

Step 4

Part 4

Next add some extra details with the black pen. Add a door, some windows and brick details. You can also add some light and dark green paint to look like moss. Now put any bits and pieces in the Castle Keeper!

Step 5

Part 5

You can make all sorts of Castle Keepers.

30 minutes This should take about 30 mins

You will need:

  • An empty teabag box
  • 4 kitchen roll tubes
  • An empty plastic tray
  • Some paint
  • Some gloopy PVA glue
  • A pair of scissors
  • A black pen

Remember to ask a Grown-up for help.