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Model Mayflower

With this easy Thanksgiving craft, your child can build a boat in a nutshell and set sail with a miniature model of the Mayflower.

What you’ll need

  • Clay
  • Walnut shell
  • Colored paper
  • Toothpicks

How to make it

  • Simply press a ball of clay into an empty walnut shell half.

  • Create sails by mounting small squares of colored paper on toothpicks. Stick the mast ends in the clay, and the craft is ready to launch in a shallow bowl of water.