Boat Building

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Build and Race boats!


Balloons, Lolly sticks, Sellatape, Elastic Bands, Cardboard, Scissors, Blu-Tack, Takeaway Containers, Glue, Paper, Paddling pool or similar


1. In their sixes, Cubs have to design, build and race a vessel that can float on water.
2. Give them 15 mins to design the boat.
3.Cubs then have 20-30mins to build their boats.
4.Once the time is up, race them across the water. Once they are in the water, no-one can touch it.


  • boat
  • Building
  • craft
  • water

Badge Links

  • Artist - Model
  • Model Maker - Boat