How to Make a Miss La Sen Foam Boat

Two Parts:Building the BoatAdding Decoration

If you're looking for a fun kids' craft, making a foam boat is a neat option. This one is themed with the Miss La Sen character, but you can customize the design to your liking.

Part 1
Building the Boat

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    Download the pattern for the boat shape and print it out in A4 size paper.
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    Download the pattern for the Miss La Sen shape and print it out in A4 size paper.
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    Trace the bilge (the underside) of the boat on the foam and cut it out.
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    Trace the first part of the boat's cover on the foam and cut it out.
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    Trace the second part of the boat's cover on the foam and cut it out.
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    Cut a foam rectangle, 5cm high by 45cm long.
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    Arrange the foam rectangle to cover the bilge. Use the glue-gun to glue them together.
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    Cut the extra foam and glue the prow on.
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    Glue the first cover onto the prow of the boat.
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    Glue the second cover onto the back of the boat.

Part 2
Adding Decoration

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    Take a straw and the piece of foam to make the flag.
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    Glue them together and cut it into some strings at the end of the flag.
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    Glue the flag onto the boat.
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    Trace Miss La Sen’s head on the foam and cut it out.
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    Cut the headband, flower and glue them like the picture.
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    Cut the foam dress.
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    Glue the head onto the dress. Cut the shoes and arms. Glue them onto the dress. Cut her mouth, cheeks, eyes, bow and glue them like the picture.
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    Glue Miss La Sen onto the prow of the boat.
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    Put the boat in a large water basin of water so your kids can play with it. Make more and you'll have a whole fleet of floating boats!

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Categories: Kids' Crafts