This is a fun project that requires some adult assistance and supervision. 

Supplies: 

paper plate 

paper for sail (I’m using pattern paper here) 

toilet paper tube

stapler 

glue 

scissors (adult and child pictured here) 

popsicle stick or pencil 

Optional: paint, stickers, markers for decoration 

 

 

Step One: Cut the paper plate in half. (pretend this is more equal in size) 

 

 

Step Two: 

Put sides of plate together so that they make a pocket. 

 

 

Step Three: 

Staple or glue paper together. 

 

 

Step Four:

Trim off the bottom (round) part of the plates. 

 

 

(It will look like this) 

 

 

 

Step Five: Take your square piece of paper and glue it onto the craft stick like this. 

 

(Or onto the pencil like this) 

 

 

Step Six:

Poke a hole in the toilet paper tube about 1/4 away from the edge. (This is an adult job, made easier with big scissors) 

 

 

Step Seven:

Insert pencil os craft stick into toilet paper tube. 

 

 

Step Eight: 

Glue the sides of your toilet paper tube and such it into the paper plate pocket. 

You have a boat! Decorate it however you want. Its sea worthiness will depend on what kind of plate you used. That can be a fun science experiment for another day! 

 

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