Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Pizza Box Football

Only 10 days til the World Cup starts!  Ed is in countdown mode, so to get Jack in the spirit, I made him this little tabletop football (aka soccer) game.  It only took a few materials we already had around the house:
  • A pizza box (it gave us a good excuse to order Dominoes)
  • Some green construction paper
  • Paint to make the lines on the pitch
  • Two pipe cleaners for the goal posts
  • Some 'ads' for the sides, chopped from food wrappers and cereal boxes
  • And to play the game - two straws and a white pom pom (or cotton ball)
By the way, I saw this idea in a doctor's office waiting room magazine, but found a link to it here.

Ed gave Jack a little schooling on how the game works.  Just blow in the straw to move the ball and score a goal.  We set some books under it so the ball would drop right through the hole when a goal was scored.


England vs. USA is on June 12, I think around noon.  Anybody who wants to watch it live can come over to our place!

5 comments:

  1. I love Jack's haircut. I haven't seen you two in such a long time! We miss you.

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  2. seriously, jack is one lucky kid!

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  3. This is such a good idea. I'll have to start getting crafty again. Thanks crafty Mama!

    p.s. Every time we have an empty tp roll Tessa asks if we can make cookie monsters again!

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  4. This is great! Planning to do this tomorrow for our football funday crafty stall!

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