While some students may have access to all the latest tech, others may have very limited internet access and few creative materials like pens, paper and craft kits.

Providing a Create Box can help students express themselves and stay in touch with their school community through encouraging creative offline activities that can be both therapeutic and engaging. Create Boxes are flexible and can be tailored to fit the needs of individual pupils.

Why not introduce the idea of putting together Create Boxes for children in your school? Pool ideas with colleagues about what to include and keep an eye out for local sponsors, parents volunteers or community action groups who might help fill and fund them. Or approach your school leadership team about whether they can use funding from the school budget.

Here are some suggestions of what to include:

  • Coloured card
  • Sellotape
  • Colouring pens
  • Paper
  • Stamps
  • Message from school staff
  • Time capsule pack
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Create Box poster

Download our poster to discover more ideas about Create Boxes and how you and your pupils can use them.