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What you will need:

– empty juice or milk cartons
– cutting tool
– scissors
– Velcro dots (I used pieces of Velcro that I had leftover from another project)

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Step 1: Remove the Top

Use a cutting tool to remove the top of the carton. This is a good time to wash the inside of the carton well with warm soapy water.

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Step 2: Make the Top

Using scissors, cut down all four seams of the carton until you reach the desired height of your snack container. Fold each of the sides in and remove the excess length. The top tabs should be the same size as the lower box.

 Then, fold in all four sides and mark where they overlap each other. Remove the excess carton and round all of the edges.

Step 3: Round the Edges

Once you have folded in all four sides, mark where you want the corners to be rounded so that the top lays completely flat on the lower box. Remove the excess carton to create these rounded corners.

 Then, fold in all four sides and mark where they overlap each other. Remove the excess carton and round all of the edges.

Step 4: Make the Closure

Fold the top in and secure a Velcro dot to the underside of the flap that will be on the top. Stick the other piece of the Velcro dot to the one that you already have secured, then firmly close the top of the box. Press firmly on the second Velcro dot, this will keep your snack box closed.

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Step 5: Fill your Snack Container

Since these containers were designed to hold liquids they are perfect for transporting fruits that are very juicy such as berries or oranges. Just fill one up and then fold in the flaps and secure with the Velcro dots.