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How To Make A Lighthouse Crafts For Kids Instructions
 
Lighthouse Crafts For Kids
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How To Make A Lighthouse : Instructions for how to make a lighthouse crafts for kids with just a soda bottle and a flashlight. This is a great craft to make at the beach on a rainy day or if your classroom has a lesson about lighthouses.

For kids, to make a lighthouse is very easy and fun. This is a beach craft for kids to learn about lighthouses that help light boats in a harbor.
Time to Complete : < 30 minutes
Difficulty : Easy
Submitted By : Crafty Shops Creative Staff

The beacons leading ships to safety in the harbor have become nautical wonders we call lighthouses. Make a lighthouse as a great summer craft to make with the kids before heading to the Outerbanks or even Cape May. For preschool teachers this easy to make lighthouse craft for kids is great when also studying the letter L.

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Craft Supplies Needed
1. Recycled soda bottle
2. Tissue paper - blue or colors of the lighthouse you want to make.
3. Yellow glitter sticker paper
4. Black crayon
5. scissors
6. Flashlight


Instructions To Make A Lighthouse Crafts For Kids :
1. Cut the top off of your soda bottle.
2. Clean the inside of the soda bottle and dry it thoroughly.
3. Turn the bottle over because the bottom of the soda bottle will be the light at the top of your lighthouse for kids to make.
4. Use the natural line at the top of the soda bottle as a guide. Wrap your blue tissue paper around the lighthouse soda bottle.
5. Tape the blue tissue paper in place. Fold the excess tissue paper under and lay it inside the lighthouse. This will smooth out the bottom edges of your lighthouse craft for kids.
6. To make the lighthouse bricks, take a black crayon and make lines about 1 inch apart around the base of your lighthouse craft. Draw veritical lines throughout the lighthouse base with the black crayon.
7. To make a lighthouse with a door and windows, cut out shapes in yellow glitter sticker paper and add them to your lighthouse project for kids.
8. We also added yellow sticker paper strips to the creases in the soda bottle bottom.
9. Now make a light for your lighthouse by placing a flashlight inside your lighthouse project.
10. Have fun directing boats and ships into your harbor with this project for making a lighthouse for kids that lights up!!!

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