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Children will love this crafty little boat made from a recycled plastic bottle. Help them with cutting, assembling and painting during a rainy day, and then float them in a puddle to celebrate, when the sun comes shining through!
Gather scrapbook paper, craft glue, recycled plastic bottle, pencil and a straw.
Cut bottom from the bottle to use as bottom of the boat.
Trace around the bottle with pencil.
Cut the circle with scissors.
Cut a triangle from scrapbook paper.
Glue to straw with craft glue.
Poke a hole in center of circle with pencil.
Apply glue to the hole.
Insert the straw into the hole.
Squeeze glue into center of the base.
Push the straw into the glue to place the circle into the base.
Paint squiggles and dots with around the base of the boat with puffy paint.
Paint designs on the flag with puffy paint.
Let dry completely.
If the boat tips easily when placed in water, add a weight in the bottom such as rice or a coin.
Fevicol MR, Puffy Paint, Scrap Book Paper, Recycled PET Bottle, Scissors, Straw, Pencil