DIY Worry Box

DIY Worry Box



  • A tissue box
  • Giant chenille pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue
  • An egg carton
  • Acrylic paints
  • Markers
  • A stapler
  • Puff balls 
  • Colored foam sheets 



  1. Paint both the inside and outside of the tissue box.
  2. Next, cut the foam to make teeth and hands.
  3. Stick pipe cleaners into the box sides for arms, and then staple the hands to the arms.
  4. Cut and glue an egg carton for the top of head.
  5. Glue on the googly eyes and whatever else you want to customize your worry box.
  6. Finally, stick a pipe cleaner in attached to a sign that reads “FEED ME WORRIES!” 



There is a book that you can read beforehand that goes with this activity. You can find the book here.

You can find the printable instructions here.