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Do you find yourself in the aisles of your grocery store, flipping a box food product around, looking for the iconic Box Tops for Education® logo? This [frazzled] mama can often be seen doing just that!
I clip because of the field trips and classroom supplies our school receives via Box Tops funds. However, my kids have an ulterior motive for my purchasing Box Tops products; the oversized trophy the winning classroom gets each month for the most Box Tops collected. Whatever works, right?!
So if you’re also hip to clip, I have a cute yet quick 10-minute collection envelope to hold all those Box Tops. So grab your scissors and glue stick…
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How To Make a 10-Minute Collection Envelope for Box Tops
Since my daughter started elementary school, I’ve collected Box Tops in a plastic baggie. Pinned to a bulletin board. Practical, sure, but fun, not really. Four years into her school career, I’ve (finally) upgraded us to a much cuter collection system!
There are countless snack and meal products with the little Box Tops label on it. Some of my family’s favorites include: Honey Nut Cheerios™, Mott’s Medleys® Fruit Snacks, Nature Valley™ Oats N Honey Granola Bars, Annie’s™ Cheddar Bunnies, and Old El Paso™ Taco Dinner Kit.
diy 10-minute box tops collection envelope
What’s more iconic than a pencil to symbolize school?! Use a ruler to determine how large on an eraser you want to create. My cardstock eraser was about 2″ wide and the metal band about 1″ wide.
Cut the cardstock accordingly. Glue the eraser first, followed by the band.
Instead of the “No. 2” on the pencil, use small letter sticks (or a black marker) to paste “Box Tops”.
Start collecting those Box Tops today! And remember, it’s Hip to Clip!!
earn school money with box tops bonus app
Did you know you can earn even more cash for your school with the Box Tops Bonus App? That’s more field trips, supplies for teachers or fun events for the school! Here’s how the Bonus App works:
– Open the app and select those Box Tops items you have purchased.
– Scan your receipt. (The app makes it easy to take a photo of the receipt.)
– The app will show you how much YOU have earned as well as how much your SCHOOL has earned
Here’s a screenshot of my phone with the Box Tops Bonus App!
You can use the Bonus Box Tops in the Box Tops Bonus App in combination with the on-pack Box Tops clips and any other coupon, discount, store program or promotion. Now that’s a win-win!
Download the Box Tops Bonus App today!
Other DIY Kids-School Ideas:
- School Ruler Photo Frame and Thank You Note to Teacher
- Teacher Travel Coffee Cup with Thank You Note
- 5-Minute Kids Backpack Tag
- Reusable First Day/Last Day of School Chalkboard
- Cheap Pencil Gift for Teachers
- “My Teacher Is Super” Fill-In-The-Blank Printable