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Toy Boat Pastime

| Paper Craft > Other Paper Crafts

By Pattie | Nicobar, Andaman And Nicobar Islands

Difficulty Level Intermediate

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!

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Toy Boat Pastime - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Gather scrapbook paper, craft glue, recycled plastic bottle, pencil and a straw.
Cut the bottom of the bottle to use as base of the boat.

STEP 2:-

Toy Boat Pastime - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Trace around the bottle with pencil to make a circle.
Cut the circle with scissors.

STEP 3:-

Toy Boat Pastime - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Cut a triangle from the scrapbook paper.
Stick to the straw using Fevicol MR.

STEP 4:-

Toy Boat Pastime - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Poke a hole in centre of the circle with a pencil.
Apply glue to the hole.
Insert the straw into the hole.

STEP 5:-

Toy Boat Pastime - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Squeeze glue into centre of the base.

STEP 6:-

Toy Boat Pastime - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Push the straw into the glue to place the circle into the base.

STEP 7:-

Toy Boat Pastime - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Let dry.

STEP 8:-

Toy Boat Pastime - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Paint squiggles and dots around the base of the boat with puffy paints.
Paint a design or pattern on the flag using puffy paints of your choice.
Let dry completely.

STEP 9:-

Toy Boat Pastime - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

If the boat tips easily when placed in water, add a weight in the bottom such as rice or a coin.

you will need

Fevicol MR, Puffy Paints, Scrap Book Paper, Recycled PET Bottle, Scissors, Straw, Pencil