Box Camera

Snap! Take pretend pictures with this awesome paper camera craft. It looks so real you just may fool everyone!

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Cover a pudding box.

Cover your pudding box with black construction paper and tape it shut.
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Cut a cup.

Cut the bottom part of your cup off leaving it around half a finger’s length tall.
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Paint with black.

Paint the cup black.
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Paint with grey.

Paint a lens onto the bottom of the cup. Do this by painting it all grey.
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Glue on the cup.

Glue the cup onto the middle of one side of your pudding box.
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Paint with black, again.

Paint a tooth paste cap all black and let dry completely.
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Glue on tooth paste cap.

Glue the tooth paste cap onto the top of your pudding box.
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Cut yarn.

Cut three pieces of yarn that are the size of a ruler.
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Braid/twist yarn.

Braid, or twist, the yarn together and tie off each end.
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Tape on a strap.

Tape one side of the yarn to each side of your pudding box to make a strap.
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Cut aluminum foil.

Cut a small square of aluminum foil to use as a flash.
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Glue flash.

Glue the small square onto the top right corner of your pudding box.
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