Home    Subscribe    Contact    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Mini Cork Boat

by Lucy (follow)
Turn off the TV and tune into your own imagination. Enjoy each moment, allowing your creativity to unfold in the kitchen, craft space or in nature.
Easy (866)      5 to 10s (606)      Under 5s (584)      Transport (38)      Recycling (19)      Water (7)      Boats (3)      Corks (2)     
Collect all your corks and turn them into this super fun mini boat that is GUARANTEED to float. Young children will spend hours playing with this creation in the bath or at an outdoor water play table, while older children will get a buzz out of the design process. At the end, maybe you could float it down the local creek.



mini cork boat
Mini cork boat in the sink


Time: 30 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials

4 corks
waterproof glue
1 stick
1 sheet of colored paper
stapler



mini cork boat
Recycled corks


Method

Line the corks into a boat design of your choosing, then glue them together neatly.



mini cork boat
Glue the corks together


Find a stick to be the mast, then cut the colored paper into a triangle shape for the sail. You could also create a totally different and unusual shape for the sail.

Staple the sail onto the mast, then glue the mast firmly into the boat base. Make sure the sail is well out of the water, or else it will get soggy.



mini cork boat
Ready to set sail


Now your mini cork boat is ready for its "maiden voyage." Good luck and happy sailing adventures.

Categories
#Recycling
#Corks
#Boats
#Transport
#Water
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Easy
I like this Article - 6
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Lucy
Have some fun creating your own "spoon bug" using a small bit of air drying clay and a teaspoon or d...
15 likes
Small children can be included in Halloween preparations with this easy cotton wool ghost which they...
11 likes
Next time you visit your local park or go out for a walk, collect some small-ish seeds to use in thi...
12 likes
These are really simple to make and even very little children can create their own pet rock puppies...
7 likes
If you're keen to get into the "spirit" of Halloween, then this activity will be perfect for you
11 likes
We recently discovered that creating a "play pizza" is just as fun as creating an edible one
10 likes
view all articles by Lucy
Articles by Lucy on Other Hubs
ID: 26552
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
A great Easter themed craft that could be used to collect mini chocolate eggs or be given as a gift...
6 likes
Making popcorn from scratch is really easy, much cheaper than buying from the shops and with this re...
6 likes
Make this cute little fish with your little ones using items that can be found in most homes
2 likes
A perfect gift to make for Mother's Day
7 likes
Make your own badges using some papers, mountain tape and, last but not least, some creativity
7 likes
This is a fun messy sensory activity, best done outside on a sunny day
by Jane
15 likes
This is an awesome craft for every princesses who love the Beauty and the Beast
1 like
These easy brownies are transformed for Easter with a little icing and mini eggs to create chocolate...
1 like
An easy brownie recipe to make with the kids
1 like
A really easy painting project that little kids will love and great for Easter
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (584)
Any Age (402)
Over 10s (380)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (866)
Medium (240)
Hard (37)
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version