Walnut Boats – Walnut Craft Idea

If you live in an area where walnuts are found, you can simply take advantage of this natural craft material and make boats out of walnut wood.

They are very easy to make and they will float on the water just like a regular boat… Just smaller.

Walnut wooden boat

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As temperatures rise in the summer, it makes sense to build a craft that allows the kids to later play with it in the water (and cool off). It might even be the best summer craft idea you can make with the kids, it’s both fun and will keep them busy for a while.

Walnut boat for children

Now gather these tools and we’ll show you how to make this adorable boat mate.

Handmade walnut boat

How to make a walnut boat

What you need:

  • Walnuts
  • chenille sticks
  • hot glue (with adult supervision)
  • glue
  • drag
  • color paper
  • self-adhesive googly eyes
  • black gel pen

Be crafty!

Materials used

Instructions step by step

Take a walnut and ask an adult to divide the shell into two equal parts.

Step 1

The easiest way to do it is to place the tip of a manual knife/scissors in the bottom hole as shown in the picture and twist the left half and right half until it cracks.



Step 1-1

Fill each half with hot glue.

Step 2

Like this.

Step 2-1

Take a stick of velvet fabric and divide it into 5 cm pieces of velvet fabric.

Then take a 5 cm piece and place it vertically – inside the shell.

Step 3

Let the glue dry.

Step 3-1

Fold the colored paper in half and…

Step 4

…use scissors to cut into triangles.

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Step 4-1

Make them into right triangles.

Step 4-2

Apply a little glue inside the triangle…

Step 5

…and glue them to the top of the chenille stick.

Step 5-1

Press with your fingers and wait for the glue to dry.

Step 5-2

Remove the protective foil from the self-adhesive googly eyes and stick them onto the triangles. Using your black gel pen …Step 7

…draw a tiny mouth.

Step 7-1

You’re done!

Step 7-2

You can do as much as you want.

Handmade walnut boat

What a lovely walnut boat!

Handmade walnut boat

Wally is now ready to set sail.

Walnut boat for children

Put this walnut in a water bath, start blowing air through your mouth and watch this guy row.

Walnut boat for children

Hope you have fun working on your project today.

Handcrafted walnut boat

Stay tuned for more adorable crafts!

Walnut Boat Craft Ideas

Project contributed by Ema.

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