Rocket ships are a fun craft for children to make. They make great activities for craft hour in a school setting or are a fun craft for birthday parties. This is a great way to reuse plastic bottles, so it is an eco-friendly craft to do. It is also simple and creative, and you don't need many materials to make it.
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Things you need
- Empty and dried plastic bottles
- Construction paper
- Markers (optional)
Cut the first piece of construction paper large enough to wrap around the main part of the bottle. You can use any colour construction paper you like.
Roll the construction paper around the bottle so that it covers the shaft of the bottle. Tape the construction paper together.
Cut a different colour construction paper in half and fold it into a cone shape. Tape the cone shape together, and press flat.
Cut the cone shape to fit the uncovered part of the top of the plastic bottle.
Place the cone on top of the plastic bottle, and tape it to the other construction paper.
Cut a piece of red or orange construction paper 7.5 cm (3 inches) wide.
Wrap it around the bottom of the bottle so that at least 2.5 cm (1 inch) is hanging off the bottom of the bottle. Secure with tape.
Use the scissors to cut the paper at various intervals on the bottom all the way around so that it frays out like the flames.
Use the other pieces of construction paper to make decorations for the rocket ship.
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