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Busy Hands: UAE Keepsake Box

UAE is our second home, technically, but to my kids it's undoubtedly their first home. They weren't just born here, they have spent far more time here than in our home country. We love celebrating UAE National Day on December 2 every year.

To celebrate the occasion of UAE's 46th National Day, Little Dude and I got together to make a simple craft. It's a keepsake box that we made by recycling a cardboard pasta box.

Easy kids craft for UAE National Day

First, I cut out the box to the height I wanted, leaving one side longer to make a lid for the box.


We covered the sides with coloured paper representing the colours of the UAE flag - red, green, black, and white.

Easy kids craft for UAE National Day

It was Little Dude's idea to write 'I 💓 UAE' on the top. He's filled his keepsake box with some of his favourite things.

Easy kids craft for UAE National Day


This post is part of the UAE Mom Bloggers Blog Hop for UAE's National Day on December 2.


Do check out other posts from our bloggers:

7 things under 20 dirhams that I love in the UAE - Nayel and Mummy

Oatmeal, Carrot and Apple Muffins - Thoughts Over Chai

Popsicle Stick Flag Craft - Stars In The Desert

The Spirit of the Nation - Explored by Mafaza

UAE Flag Paper Pinwheel - Mumzy Notebook

UAE Flag Colors Lunch Box - Cuddles & Crumbs




Busy Hands is a series about activities and craft 
you can do with toddlers and young children.

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              Abigail said...

              Perfect to keep stuff that reminds him of the fun places he visited around the UAE as well.

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