Fun in the sun this summer when you make an outdoor bowling set for the kids
Just use some bottles or crochet a few with these free patterns
Looking for an inexpensive way to have fun with the kids outdoors this summer? Why not try making your own bowling set with items you have from around the house.
Here are some ideas on how to make a fun set of bowling pins and ball for you and the kids to play with and best of all you are recycling items instead of throwing them away!
Plastic Beverage Bottles Bowling Set – From Rethink Recycling take some old 2 liter or 20 oz. plastic beverage bottles and make bowling pin with them. Find a lightweight ball and follow the instructions on the Web site on how to decorate with paper and stickers.
Bottle Beverage Tutorial – Meet the Dubiens has a great tutorial on their site on how to create a colorful bottle bowling set.
Cardboard Tube Bowling Set – Here is a real easy one using cardboard tubes and some colorful patterned duct tape you can create a bowling set and the ball that goes with it.
Fun Bowling Set – This really colorful set is one of my favorites. Make this fun, colorful & inexpensive bowling set with your child. This will provide a fun do-together activity, exercise and a real sense of accomplishment for your child. Use drink containers, paint and a little imagination.
Crochet not quite Duck Set – For the more creative and a little more time consuming try the free crochet pattern from Bitter Sweet Blog these look like penguins and will be a fun set to make as a gift.