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DIY Light Box

DIY Light Box

What you need:

Storage container with a clear lid
2 strings of clear Christmas lights 
Extension cord 
Electrical tape


How to create a simply light box:

With an exacto knife cut a hole at the bottom of the container large enough to push the cord plug through. Add Christmas light inside the box. Add an extension cord and for safety cover the connection with electrical tape. Plug the extension somewhere safe. Place the box in an area with dimmed light. 

Add translucent and other items for children to explore and investigate lights, colors, silhouettes, and other things.

Light Table Materials

Transparent Color Counting Chips

Translucent Geometric Shapes

Plastic Buttons

Transparent Multicolor Pony Beads