Potato Rafts

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Use small sticks/bamboo & twine to make a small raft to carry Mr & Mrs Potato for a ride on the water. Use reef knots to tie twine. Kids to build rafts on grass area then float from beach under supervision - no deeper than knee depth in water. Can add empty plastic bottles to aid flotation.


Sticks, twine, potatoes, pens




  • mini rafts
  • pioneering
  • reef Knots

Badge Links

  • Adventure - Outdoor activity
  • Camp Craft - Pioneering
  • Camp Craft - Reef knot
  • Outdoors - Create
  • Outdoors - Knots
  • Outdoors - Natural activity
  • Skills - Problem solving
  • Teamwork - Challenge