I LOVE paper craft, as you can do it whenever wherever with whatever piece of paper you have! Get the hang of it and you can entertain your kids on a bus, a plane or in the car. Making paper boats is such a wonderful “childhood classic activity”. Make these paper boats out of any piece of paper any place at any time (I remember making paper boats out of my bus ticket, whilst waiting to arrive at my destination)! Make them HUGE or make them small. Not only only are the paper boats a fun craft, but they are also a great introduction to origami and following instructions!
The great thing is, that these Paper Boats, also float. Kids can colour it in and take it in the bath or play with it on a small river (it will dissolve, should it float away). I have also used it to make a cute Father’s Day card!
My neighbours boys (5yrs & 7yrs) saw my draft video and after that they couldn’t stop – we made about 20 paper boats over the weekend – including to two MASSIVE ones. The 7yrs REALLY impressed me with his Pirate Ship and Island. This is what “How to..” is all about – getting stuck in and having fun with crafts! So chuffed!
Giant Paper Boats
(My Paper Boat Craft Models are in disguise)
Teaching Friends How To Make Paper Boats
Then it got better, they then went to a party… and ended up TEACHING their friends how to make boats. Here they are teaching each other to make their paper boats. **Bless**.
This is a little trickier than the paper cup craft from a couple of weeks ago, but once you know how to make one, you can make it anywhere out of any scarp paper (even a bus ticket!!). Keep your kids entertained on the go! Make one!!!
Paper Boat How To Video:
Do let me know how you get on with your paper boats and I would love to see some photos too!
More Easy Origami for Kids here: