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Book Cover DIY

TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes

Book Cover DIY

Book Cover DIY

Ingredients

  • Little Bites® empty pouches (6-12 depending on size of book)
  • Book
  • Decorative tape and scotch tape
  • Stickers
  • Ruler
  • X-Acto knife

Directions

  1. Using X-Acto knife and ruler (parents may want to help child with this part), trim off top, bottom and back (removing fused portions) so the pouch turns into a flat sheet.
  2. Clean inside of pouch sheets with wipes or damp cloth. Let dry.
  3. Lay out the pouch sheets (printed side up) overlapping 1”.
  4. Place opened book over the sheets as guide to show if you need more or less sheets to cover book. There should be 2-3 inches of pouches around the book for flaps.
  5. Remove book. Place about 1-2” scotch tape to secure sheets together.
  6. Flip over sheets so unprinted side is facing up. Tape all sheets together with decorative tape.
  7. Trim edges carefully (parents may want to help child with this part) for neater look use an X-Acto knife with a ruler.
  8. Flip over to printed side. Place book on center of taped sheets (which is now 1 big sheet). Fold 2-3” of top part down (using book as guide). Tape down part of flap to secure.
  9. Before repeating on bottom part, book needs to be flush to top flap.
  10. Open book. Make sure you have equal width of flaps on left and right side.
  11. Fold 2-3” of flap on front cover. A pocket/sleeve is created. Place cover into pocket. Then securely tape top and bottom so flaps do not become undone. Repeat on back flap.
  12. Decorate with stickers.
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