Make it Monday: Kiwi Crate Activities for Kids

 

Activities for Kids

If you’re looking for activities for kids, Kiwi Crate could be a fun option. The theme of last month’s Kiwi Crate was “Fun with Flight” so all the projects had something to do with flying. One of the projects was this rocket.

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The kit came with all the materials needed to make the rocket, including: cutouts for the rockets, metallic markers, pom-poms, rubber bands, brads, sticky tabs and instructions. The kits came with pre-made cardstock pieces, but it should be pretty easy to make and decorate your own if you want.

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After decorating the rocket, we curved it until the edges overlapped and stuck them together with the sticky tabs. Then we stuck the brads into the 2 flaps at the bottom (pointy side in). IMG_4976

 Open up the brads and attach the rubber bands as pictured below. Secure the brads so the rubber bands don’t pop off so easily. IMG_4977

Now you can press down with the rocket onto the launcher (or a cup), making sure the rubber band is over the cup/launcher as the momentum will cause the rocket to “launch” when released.

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And… watch the kids have fun launching the rockets! Or have fun with them. 🙂

Have you done any fun projects with your kids lately?

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