Craft Stick Kayak Craft

Kids will really enjoy making this kayak craft from colorful craft sticks!Craft Stick Kayak Craft - a fun craft for kids to make!

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At the edge of our property there is a river, and now that the weather has improved, every now and then we see kayakers on the river. My son and I made this colorful kayak craft using  craft sticks! You’ll need:

Craft Stick Kayak Craft - a fun craft for kids to make!To make the base of the kayak, lay out 10 craft sticks at an angle.Craft Stick Kayak Craft - a fun craft for kids to make!

Spread glue along the length of another craft stick and lay it at the ends of the original sticks. Repeat on the other side.Craft Stick Kayak Craft - a fun craft for kids to make!

Layer up the sides of the kayak by adding glue to the ends of each new stick, and adding it to each side.Craft Stick Kayak Craft - a fun craft for kids to make!

We used 5-6 on each side, so about 30 sticks in total.Craft Stick Kayak Craft - a fun craft for kids to make!

To finish you could add a jumbo craft stick as a paddle!

My son did a pretty good job at making his own craft stick kayak, although did need some help positioning the sides.

Craft Stick Kayak Craft - a fun craft for kids to make!

And just so you know, this craft is totally fine if you use double the amount of glue that is necessary… 🙂Craft Stick Kayak Craft - a fun craft for kids to make!

Here are the finished kayaks!Craft Stick Kayak Craft - a fun craft for kids to make!

F added a figurine to his!Craft Stick Kayak Craft - a fun craft for kids to make!

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Oh and does it float? Well yes, it does! But as we used washable glue I’m not sure how long it would actually last. 🙂

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