Best of 2008 Count down ! #5

Custom Roadway

I originally posted this in the summer, my son still plays with it daily, it is still in great condition and I have since made a second one, with a Home Depot and a Church ( my son’s favorite destinations). A friend did a cool version of it with sharpies as a outline and her son colored it in, very cute! I wonder what activity will be number 4?


  1. Gather your materials . You will need a brown paper grocery bag, black, green and any other color you choose construction paper, double sided tape , glue, scissors, colored pencils and contact paper.
  2. Cut your bag open so it’s wide , trim the bottom piece off and save for later.
  3. Using black paper and yellow colored pencil design your roadway.
  4. Once you have decided on the design , cut it out . Cover your bag with green construction paper, glue it down, then tape your roadway down I say tape because you may want to move it , tape is easier to move.
  5. Start adding scenery like a pond.
  6. You can use the extra grocery bag paper to make a house or other buildings too.
  7. Tape your scenery down.
  8. Add a contact paper cover to make it sturdy and keep everything in place.
  9. Add some Hotwheels and have hours of fun!

Comments

  1. Miller Moments says

    I’m excited to find your site. I am a former early childhood teacher and am now a stay at home mom-I’m always looking for great activities to do with my boys.

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