Cereal Box Letters

Cereal Box Letters

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Decorating rooms doesn’t have to be costly. You don’t even have to spend a single penny. If you want to add letter blocks to display on a table or shelf, you can simply use empty cereal boxes.

Cereal Box Letters

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You’ll need these materials:

  • Several Empty Cereal Boxes
  • Elmer’s Glue/Modge Podge
  • Brown Paper Bag/Manila Paper

And these tools:

  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Brush
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Pencil


Cereal Box Letters

Depending on your desired size, cut out the letters that you need. Be sure to maximize your boxes by drawing the shapes on the box as close to each other as possible. Think tetris :) Remember you’ll need two cut outs for each letter for the front and back side.

Cereal Box Letters

On a scrap cardboard from the used boxes or from an extra cereal box, cut out around 1/2″ x 2″ tabs. You’ll need plenty of these!

Cereal Box Letters

Fold the tabs in half and stick them around the backside piece of the letter with hot glue.

Cereal Box Letters

Then cut strips from another cereal box. The thickness would depend on how thick you want your letters to be. This would serve as the sides of your letters.

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