Build your own mini golf course

Getting ready

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Transform a few recycled items into an amazing golf course.

Challenge your friends and family to a fun game of crazy golf!

You will need:

  • 1 cardboard tube from a roll of wrapping paper
  • piece of cardboard 30cmx10cm
  • duct tape
  • 3 2-litre plastic bottles
  • black marker
  • scissors
  • acrylic paint of various colours
  • PVA glue
  • brushes
  • A3 card
  • shoe box
  • small ball

Step 1

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To make the golf club:

Fold the cardboard piece in half.

Place it at the bottom of the cardboard tube, as in the picture, and secure it with tape.

Then wrap the whole golf club in tape.

Step 2

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To make the golf holes:

Ask an adult to help you cut off the bottom part of the bottles.

Draw a big arch with a marker and cut it out.

Mix together paint and PVA glue and use it to paint the bottles in 3 different colours.

Leave them to dry.

Step 3

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To make the tunnel:

Make a tube shape by rolling the card and secure it with some tape.

Make sure the tunnel is big enough for the ball to pass through.

Step 4

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To make the bridge:

Draw a big arch on both sides of a shoe box and cut them out.

Paint the outside of the box and leave it to dry.

Step 5

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Using the black marker, number the obstacles one to five.

Also write a challenge on the back of each object.

Now arrange all the obstacles to make your golf course.

Crazy golf challenge

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You'll need a golf club and a ball for each player.

How to play:

Players have to follow the numbers and take it in turns to tap the ball with the golf club into the holes.

When the player knocks the ball into the hole, they then take on the suggested challenge.


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