Blast off to fun!

22 Apr

 

 

 

 Last week, with some inspiration from Roylco, The Minimen and I thought rockets would be a fun thing to make.

It was super easy and so much fun. Here is how we did it.

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We used toilet rolls, foil, coloured paper and sticky tape.

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We fit one toilet roll into the other to make a long rocket body.

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Covered them in foil.

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Cut a circle from paper, cut into the centre of it to fold it around into a cone shape.

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We cut some flames and other shapes for doors and windows and stuck them all on our rockets.

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Ta-Da….A rocket.

The Minimen ran around the house playing rockets for quite a while.
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I tried to get a photo of them playing but this blurry action shot was the best I could do.

This was a great project, and it ticked all the boxes for me on kids activities, cheap, quick, easy and engaging for multiple age groups, and it gave me a few peaceful moments to do a bit of crochet while they ran around with their rockets.

 

 

 

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3 Responses to “Blast off to fun!”

  1. roylcoblog April 23, 2013 at 10:18 pm #

    This is so neat!! I love how you designed the little flame piece and the tin foil body gives it an awesome retro look. Love this!! 😀

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