After making lunches and snacks for the kids to bring to school, why not reuse those snack boxes to create a handy art caddy for the new school year? Former Craft writer Lish Dorset put together a clever tutorial over on metroparent to show you how to do just that.

Crafting on the fly is easy when you’ve got a selection of tools, from markers to paint brushes, ready to go. This week, we’re transforming an empty cracker box into a colorful caddy that goes wherever the crafting takes your family. Have your child make her own – or whip up one for your desk!