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Water Bottle Crafts

Today's project was inspired by my son.  I was trying to think of something new and fun to do with water bottles when my son came up with a few ideas of his own.  He said we needed to make a UFO.  For 9 years old I'm always amazed with the level of creativity that he has.  Off to work we went to create our UFO. Supplies: Empty plastic bottle Sharp knife Electrical tape Acrylic paint Accessories We used a rubber cause bracelet as our guide to help us cut a straight line around the bottle but you can also use painters tape.  Cut about 1-2 in. below the top of the bottle and 1-2 in. above the bottom of the bottle.  Attach both pieces using electrical tape and paint.  It took several coats of acrylic paint to adhere to the plastic.  Spray paint or some type of enamel paint would have worked better but I always have acrylics on hand.  Allow the paint to dry then add your own accessories. My son wanted to add the eye's so we had to buy some eye stickers but you could ... [ Read More ]