Gift for a Graduate: Laundry Bank

Gift for a Graduate: Laundry Bank craft

Need an inexpensive and fun graduation present for a brother, sister, or cousin? Make this handy bank that’s covered with laundry tips.

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    When teenagers start out on their own, either at college or with a job, they have to do their own laundry—ugh! Help them get organized with this fun and practical bank that includes laundry tips!

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    With Crayola Twistables? Colored Pencils, make a list of helpful laundry tips. Look on the back of your detergent or ask someone in your house. You’ll find suggestions such as these: turn jeans inside out, lightly load the washer, read labels, separate colors, wash whites separately, empty pockets, save quarters.

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    Cover a cardboard box and its lid with paper. Attach the paper with Crayola School Glue. Air-dry the glue. Trim off any extra paper with Crayola Scissors.

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    Decorate your box using Crayola Twistables®. Add laundry tips and draw cool clothing. If you like, cut out clothing shapes, color them, and glue them on the box.

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    Ask an adult to cut a slot in the top of the lid. If you like, wrap clothesline around the box for ribbon. Color clothespins with Twistables and clip them on for bows. Include a few quarters if you can.