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Welcome to Adventure in a Box!

Do you like making things? Then you’re at the right place! We love building, tinkering, painting, and doodling. If you want to join the world of rustic fairy tree houses, tin can robots and giant space paintings, take a look around!

Recent Projects

Spider Jack-in-the-Box: Free Printable Toy

Did your kids like Jack-in-the-Box toys when they were younger? Now they can make a DIY Jack-in-the-Box from paper, while having a fun engineering experience! When we made our paper Jack-in-the-box toys and hid Jack-o'-lanterns inside, I wrote that kids can make new...

Jack in the Box Paper Toy with a Free Printable Template

Remember those old Jack in the Box toys? Now you can make a DIY Jack in the Box from paper, while having a fun engineering experience with kids! One day, I was playing with a pair of puppets that we made using the so-called accordion articulation. While possessing a...

Moon Chinese Legend Shadow Puppet Show for the Mid-Autumn Festival

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival by staging a shadow puppet show based on the Chinese Moon legend that explains the origins and traditions of the festival. Falling on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Chinese lunar calendar, the Mid-Autumn Festival happens in...

Open a Shadow Puppet Theatre at Home!

Be an actor, a screenwriter or a prop designer, while reenacting familiar fairy-tales and inventing your own stories! Fairy-tales, myth & legends, animals and fantasy creatures – choose your shadow puppet set today.

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