Columbus Day Ship Craft for Kids

The Nina, the Pinta, & the Santa Maria

Christopher Columbus Ship Craft

What do I need?

  • Paper Plate
  • Glue
  • Crayons, Markers or Paint
  • Construction Paper
  • Scissors
  • Craft – Popsicle Sticks

What do I do?

  • Color or paint bottom side of paper plate blue, like the sea
  • Fold plate in half with the colored side on the outside
  • Cut out “ships” from construction paper – Use photo as a guideline
  • The ships should be 3 different sizes
  • Glue bottom of ships to back of one side of your plate
  • Color or paint your craft sticks
  • Glue sticks to backs of all 3 ships
  • Cut out 3 sails from construction paper and to front of craft sticks
  • Set sail with Christopher Columbus!!!!



Christopher Columbus Ship Craft


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