To build a cardboard pirate ship, cut off one long side of a cardboard box, then cut the removed side into two pieces. Next, fold the pieces in half to form triangular shapes and attach the two folded pieces to each end of the box, then add decorative details to the ship. Making this craft takes about two hours and requires a large cardboard box, a box cutter, duct tape, paints or markers, paper and empty wrapping paper tubes.
Lay a large cardboard box on its side. Refrigerator boxes work great for this craft. Cut off the top-facing side of the box.
Cut the removed side of the box into two pieces. Fold each of the pieces in half to form a triangle. Attach one of the folded pieces to the front and rear ends of the cardboard box. These pieces represent the bow and the stern of the pirate ship.
Paint portholes and the name of the pirate ship on the sides of the cardboard box. Use paper and markers to create a flag for the ship. Attach the flag to an empty wrapping paper tube, and secure the tube inside of the ship.
To make a teepee, use nine poles and twine to make a frame, and wrap canvas or fabric around the frame. You also need a marker, tape, scissors or a knife, and sticks. Longer poles can be used to make a large teepee, or smaller poles can be used to make a child-sized teepee. Constructing the shelter requires several hours.Full Answer >
There are several ways to build a dinosaur at home. The method chosen depends on the intended scale and durability of the model. A dinosaur can be made from a variety of materials, from papier-mâché to clay, supported by a wire or wooden skeleton.Full Answer >
To make a sandcastle, create a sturdy base from mounded sand, and use buckets of damp sand to create towers and other structures. Use household tools to carve straight and round details.Full Answer >
To build a snowman, build the base, form the body and head and add accessories. The snow must be fairly moist, but not too wet, to stick together properly.Full Answer >