Upcycled Rocket Craft

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O and I had great fun making this hanging upcycled rocket.  I bought some coloured cellophane sheets on offer at a local craft store and needed to think of some crafts we could use them for!

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You’ll need:

*Cereal box



*Coloured cellophane



First cut the cereal box into a rocket shape with flames coming out the base.  Cut the inside of the flames out to leave a hole.

Cut strips of the cellophane.

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Glue around the edge of the flames and stick the strips of cellophane down.  Cut the extra length of cellophane off the flames.

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Colour in the rocket with the pens, poke a hole in the top of the rocket and attach a piece of string to hang it up.

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J x

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    • April 21, 2015 / 3:01 pm

      He definitely is! Thank you! 🙂 xx

  1. April 21, 2015 / 8:38 am

    excellent! that looks brill and i can see someone is very pleased with his lil creation too – beaming with pride! #LetKidsBeKids

    • April 21, 2015 / 2:55 pm

      Thanks, he really loved that craft! 🙂 xx

  2. April 21, 2015 / 10:03 am

    Oh i love the flames on that rocket! He looks very pleased with it.
    Thanks for linking #LetKidsBeKids

    • April 21, 2015 / 2:55 pm

      He was! The most important thing about a rocket are the flames apparently! 🙂 xx

  3. April 21, 2015 / 11:17 am

    Love it! Great that you recycled a cereal box for it too!

    Thanks for linking #toddlerapprovedtuesday

  4. April 21, 2015 / 7:42 pm

    Great idea. Really simple but I’d never have though of doing a stained glass style craft.

    • April 21, 2015 / 9:16 pm

      Thanks, it really is simple and fun, kids seem to love using scissors too! 🙂 x

  5. April 23, 2015 / 3:20 pm

    Love this idea! It’s the kind of craft my boys would enjoy doing. I’ll have to keep an eye out for some cellophane. #letkidsbekids

    • April 23, 2015 / 4:42 pm

      There is cellophane on the Crafty Crocodile website, it’s fairly cheap, although you might buy a whole lot of other things when you’re there! 🙂 xx

  6. April 25, 2015 / 7:49 pm

    this is a lovely idea. We have made similar things like this using kits from Baker Ross to make stained glass effect things.

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