The Wizard of Oz Story Box Set

Bring this classic story to life, with painted characters and soft wool embellishments that will make reading The Wizard of Oz a magical experience, all stored in a special book of its own.

The Wizard of Oz Story Box Set

Skill Level


Time to Make

1-2 hours plus drying time

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Paint 4 wooden people and the book with white acrylic paint and allow to dry. (Leave the book open to dry to avoid sticking.)
  2. Decorate the book accordingly with paint and self-adhesive foam letters.
  3. To make Dorothy, paint her dress with blue and white paint, then paint her head with a skin-colour.
  4. Measure and 10 pieces of wool approximately 15cms long. Apply Super Tacky Glue to the top of the head and lay the strands of wool across. When dry, plait each side of the hair and tie off with a piece of black wool. Trim to the desired length.
  5. Use a black deco pen to draw the eyes and the mouth.
  6. Use some Super Tacky Glue to make 2 small feet and sprinkle with red glitter.
  7. Decorate the other story characters accordingly and use the template provided to make the Tin Man’s hat.
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Top Tip

To make the storytelling experience even better, make props to go with the story from coloured paper or felt.

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