I first saw these here and thought it was a great idea but forgot about it until I saw them again. The M&D nesting boxes aren’t very expensive on amazon.ca. You could probably find them even cheaper at a yard sale or maybe some friends have a set they don’t want any more.
I first painted the boxes black. Then found the pictures on the internet and pasted them in Publisher and formatted them to fit the box measurements. I attached them with a paper glue/finish (kinda like Modge Podge not so sticky when dry). I sealed everything with two coats of the finish. The boxes are from biggest to smallest – Universe, Milky Way Galaxy, Solar System, Earth, North America, Canada, Ontario, Our City, Our House and then a little peg person.
They’re a great way to help a child understand how everything fits together when it comes to the world and countries and where their place is in it all.