Summer Babysitting Activities
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Paper Airplane Target... or you can make a long target that's a carrier deck. We did that for a scout function it was a big hit. Several parents helped them make their planes. I had several examples made ahead so the boys could pick the type of plane they wanted to make. Just make sure your helpers are clear on the directions.
Exploding sticks: Arrange 4 sticks into the pattern shown at website. Add another stick to the top to secure the end. This stick must go diagonally across to hold down the ends of the top horizontal stick and the right vertical stick. Build the chain by adding craft sticks, one at a time to each side. Each stick should go over one stick, and under one stick. If a video would help, you can check out the post at Mom Trusted. X
STEP 1: GATHER YOUR MATERIALS All you need to do to get started on this eco-friendly summer craft project is gather the following materials: 2-4 cleaned, empty tin cans (you can use any size) a hammer an assortment of nails (for larger or smaller holes) colorful permanent markers paper, pencil, masking tape, scissors (if you plan to use a pattern) votive candles a towel