One of my favorite books on the 2020 Summer Reading list is Fly Guy Presents: Castles! (also available in ebook format) I love joining Buzz and Fly Guy on their field trips in the Fly Guy Presents series. In this book, they visit a castle and learn so many great castle facts!
I enjoyed learning about castles so much I wanted to try to make a model of one.
So I took notes from the book, and decided to create a castle that featured three architectural features:
Let me show you how I created a castle with just a few easy-to-find materials. Follow the step-by-step directions below, or check out this instructional video!
Materials for Castle:
Shoebox or other light cardboard box -- any box that’s easy to cut
Paper towel or toilet paper tubes
Outdoor area or workspace that you can get MESSY!
1 cup water
1 cup all-purpose flour
I hope you had a fun and messy time building your own castle models! For more fun Summer Activities, visit our Summer Reading page!
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