Introduction: Mouse Catches Cat, Cat House
oblong rectangle box for the "Cheese" size 16"x20"x14" inches
This 24"x3" inches box for mouse head and feet
small sheet of this cardboard
Hot glue gun and glue
Grey water based paint
yellow water based
paint black water based paint
Step 1: Step 1: Block of Cheese
Glue the large oblong box flaps closed. This will become a large block of cheese cat house
Step 2: Step 2: Making the Head
Step 2: Head
thin box 24" x 3"
fold in half
cut box, rounding the 4 corners
leave folded in half
Glue to the top back edge of the larger box (cheese)
Step 3: Step 3: the Ears
Step 3: Ears
Cut two 8 1/2" circles slip about 1" top beside fold of head. Glue to the top layer
Step 4: Step 4: Nose
Cut one 5" circle.
Cut slit from edge to center
Fold and shape into a cone
Hot glue to the face
Step 5: Step 5: Feet
Cut eight 2" circles, six will be used for toes
glue three side by side, overlapping slightly, do this twice
glue to bottom of head on each side
Step 6: Step 6: Eyes
these are made with the remaining two 2" circles.
glue to face
Step 7: Step 7: Cat Door
Cut out a door for the cat in the front
Step 8: Step 8: Wiskers
Apply the final touches.
Paint the larger main box yellow, with black circles to give appearance of a block of cheese.
Paint the mouse head gray.
Paint inside of ears pink, with thin black lines
Paint the eyes black
Wiskers are optional, I used this strips of cardbaord to make them. Then glue in place.
Participated in the
Cardboard Speed Challenge