For the Sailboat:
- Follow steps 1, 2, and 4 above.
- For the sails, cut two triangles from lightweight cardboard. Paint as shown, or add any other design you like.
- Tape or glue the sails and a flag to the straw.
- Follow step 6 above.
- Paint a plastic bottle cap to look like a life preserver. Once dry, glue to the side of your boat.
Craft by Michele Reyzer; photos by Mark Godfrey.
This activity originally appeared in the May 2013 issue of Ranger Rick magazine.