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Cardboard Tube Rocket Set

by Mina Keenan (follow)
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Cardboard Tube Rocket Set


Make up these funky rockets and recycle those cardboard tubes. Put them in an odd spot somewhere to brighten up the room.


Time: 30 minutes (plus drying time)
Age: 5-10's, Over 10's
Level: Easy


Materials

Cardboard tubes
Light card
Paint
Glue
Scissors
Corrugated card
Tape


Method



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Paint up the tubes in base colours


Paint up your cardboard tubes in their main colours you have chosen.



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Decorate the rocket body with decals


Print out the downloads for decals to stick on the tubes.
Cut them out and decorate the rocket.



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Cut out rocket fins


Cut three triangles from the corrugated cardboard for the rocket fins.
Cut a slit in them as shown in the photograph.



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Putting the fins onto the rocket


Place the fins onto the bottom of the rocket as shown.
Cut out the cones.
Glue them onto lightweight card first if you like.
Use the coloured versions or the plain versions to fancy up with your own colours



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Make the cone for the top of the rocket


Tape the straight edges of the cone together to join it. *Tape inside the cone, so it's nice and neat. Trim the cone download if you like (I did)



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Rocket complete!


Glue the cone to the top of the rocket. All done!



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Your own space station!


Make a heap of these for your own Space Station


Download

Download Cardboard Tube Rocket Printables



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Download Cardboard Tube Rocket Printables


Design by Mina Keenan


You might like to see the Cardboard Tube Biplane Set



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#Rocket
#Printables
#Toy
#Space
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