Spaceship Project

Project day! Project Day! Project Day! I love Project day!  A chance to sink myself into something creative without feeling guilty about all the other chores I’m not getting done.  I know some of you hear the word “project” and begin to cringe at the thought of being creative.  I on the other hand go into dreamland at the thought of working on a project.  This past week I planned, prepared and created with my sons Tiger Scout Den.  Each scout needed to make a space themed centrepiece to use at the upcoming banquet.  I was thrilled to help out with such a project.  They turned out pretty good if I do say so myself!

Spaceship Project

Spaceship Instructions

Supplies:

  • 1 Empty 2 litre bottleIMG_3186
  • 1 piece of Construction Paper
  • Crepe Paper Streamers (red, yellow, orange)
  • Food coloring
  • glitter
  • stickers
  • Styrofoam bowl
  • scissors
  • markers
  • tape/glue

IMG_3187IMG_3192Step 1: Cut hole in Styrofoam bowl to fit soda bottle

Step 2: Glue or tape colored streamers on the bowl (this is the “fire” at the bottom of the spaceship).

Step 3: Fill bottle up with water.  Add food coloring and glitter. Shake to mix.

Step 4: Place bottle into Styrofoam bowl.

IMG_3191  IMG_3197

Step 5: Cut semi-circle out of construction paper and fold to make a cone. Place cone on top of bottle and tape or glue to IMG_3195keep in place.

IMG_3146SteIMG_3196p 6: Tape or glue on side fins.  Decorate with stickers, markers, etc.  Complete!!

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