CARDBOARD BOX ROCKET

Cardboard box kids play rocket

We love using recycled materials in our crafts and after moving house we have a lot of boxes so we decided to make a rocket!

MATERIALS: 2 large cardboard boxes (ideally the same size), Duct tape, craft knife, glue, paint to decorate.

TUTORIAL: Flatten out your 2 boxes and cut off the top and bottom flaps leaving a small flap to attach the 2 boxes together. With a craft knife cut out your door shape and windows. In the second box cut the triangle shapes to form the roof. I usually turn my boxes inside out to give a clean canvas for decorating.

Large kids cardboard box rocket

Glue and duct tape the 2 boxes together using the overlapping flaps.

Large kids cardboard box rocket

Tape the sides of the boxes together.

Large kids cardboard box rocket

Tape the roof together to make the rocket shape.

Large kids cardboard box rocket

So my little one could join in the project I cut our some cardboard stars for her to paint as decorations. (And yes she is eating paint in this picture!)

Large kids cardboard box rocket

Now decorate your rocket and fly to the moon!

Large kids cardboard box rocket

Large kids cardboard box rocket


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