Learn how to make a simple paper box with this short video. You will need some strong paper like construction paper or light cardboard, a pair of scissors, and tape. For a neater box you will also need a ruler. First you will draw the shape of the box, which looks like a plus sign. Use a ruler for straighter edges. Then you will need to cut out the shape and fold along the lines. Add decorations to your box if desired. Last, you will be taping it to form a box shape.