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A Summer Craft Idea for the Beach

A Creative Alternative to Sand Pails


If your kids love building sand castles at the beach, then here's a cool summer craft idea for you! Take empty plastic pop bottles, cut them in half and you've got a new tool for shoveling sand. Everything you need is right at home and this summer craft for kids has an extra perk--it's made from recyclable materials. No waste, no bother!

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Follow our simple instructions and let us know how this summer craft project worked for you...just fill out the "Contact Us" form.

Let's see what you'll need:

Materials

  • Empty plastic soft drink bottles (one liter size works best)
  • Scissors
  • Puff Paints (check out our recipe)
  • Cotton swabs (Q-tips) or paint brushes


Instructions:


1. Rinse out the plastic soft drink bottle.

2. Using scissors, cut the bottle in half (adult assistance required).

3. Decorate using puff paints.

4. Let dry.

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