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Wood Crafts


Block Buildings
Build a city from these Block Buildings.
Build a city from these Block Buildings.
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Help your kids create their own miniature city with block buildings that look just like the ones in your town.

What You'll Need:

  • 2x2-inch and 2x3-inch wood boards
  • Saw
  • Sandpaper
  • Ruler
  • Markers
  • Cardboard
  • Blunt scissors
  • Wood glue
  • Paper towel tubes

How to Make Block Buildings:

Step 1: Help kids saw all the wood pieces. Make sure you sand the wood smooth. To make a house or store, saw a 2-inch piece from a 2x2-inch board.

Step 2: Draw windows, doors, and shingles on the wood.

Step 3: Cut a roof piece from cardboard and glue it to the wood.

To make a tall building, saw a 6-inch piece from a 2x2-inch board and an 8-inch piece from a 2x3-inch board. Stand them up and draw on the windows of a bank or the balconies of an apartment.

To make a barn, cut a 5-inch piece from a 2x3-inch board. Decorate it with markers. Place the wood piece on its side and add a cardboard roof and a paper towel tube silo.

Time to move on to an interior carpentry project. Show your kids how to make wood craft play furniture in the next section.

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