HOW TO: DIY Sail Boats

HOW TO: DIY Sail Boats

Ready, Set, SAIL!

Looking for a fun sunny day activity with the kids? Craft little floating boats using everyday items found around the house. May the fastest win!


  • Sponges
  • Wooden skewers
  • Construction paper
  • Scissors


    STEP 1: Make the sails by cutting out triangles in your construction paper. Get creative and colourful!


    STEP 2: Place the skewer in the middle of the sponge to create the pole of your sailboat. Make sure you don’t stick it completely through the sponge!

    STEP 3: Then, gently place the triangles through the skewer, ideally through the top and the bottom centre of the triangle “sail”.



    STEP 4: Decorate your sailboat any way you like. Place them on the water to watch them float, then make them race! May the best sailboat win!


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