Make: DIY Paper Acorn Gratitude Boxes

These little paper acorns are adorably festive table decorations that are holding a heartwarming secret inside! The caps lift off the top of these nutty boxes, leaving kids a place to collect and share messages of gratitude and thanks.

These cute little kawaii acorn boxes have a cap that lifts off to reveal favors or a secret place for kids to stash tiny notes of gratitude for Thanksgiving.

These little acorns are a great way to encourage your kids to be mindful of the season, and even include template pages to create their own tiny book of gratitude they can fill up and keep inside. Whether you use them to adorn a holiday table, pack with seasonal favors for gifting, or fill with mini Thanksgiving doodle books, they’re sure to provide some happy smiles and warm hearts.

These cute little kawaii acorn boxes have a cap that lifts off to reveal favors or a secret place for kids to stash tiny notes of gratitude for Thanksgiving.

To make your own DIY Paper Acorn Boxes you’ll need:

FOR THE BOXES:

FOR THE GRATITUDE BOOKS:

  • A sheet of 8.5 x 11 heavy cardstock
  • A stapler
  • Drawing or coloring supplies
These cute little kawaii acorn boxes have a cap that lifts off to reveal favors or a secret place for kids to stash tiny notes of gratitude for Thanksgiving.

And be sure to let us know how you’ve used them by tagging us with @barleyandbirch in your shares or leaving your idea in the comments below!

These cute little kawaii acorn boxes have a cap that lifts off to reveal favors or a secret place for kids to stash tiny notes of gratitude for Thanksgiving.

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Amanda E.
With a passion for cultivating imagination, Amanda aims to help kids and families discover their creative potential through art, play, adventure, activism, conservancy, and community. Amanda has a background in graphic design, environmental design, and art curation. When not playing with ideas and designs for barley & birch, she enjoys working in freelance design, art, and illustration.

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