Sculpture Crafts

Sponge Sculpture

Sail your sponge sculpture boat in the bathtub.
Sail your sponge sculpture boat in the bathtub.

Build a soft sponge sculpture that you can even use in the tub. Watch it grow as it absorbs water.

What You'll Need:

  • Assorted colors of sponge
  • Fabric glue
  • Blunt scissors

How to Make a Sponge Sculpture:

Step 1: Cut up sponges to make a sponge boat. To make the base of the boat, cut off the corners of one end of a sponge so it comes to a point.

Step 2: Cut an oval shape from another sponge in a different color. Use a third color to cut two small squares for the top of the boat. Glue the oval shape on top of the boat base.

Step 3: Glue the two small squares on top of the oval shape. The fabric glue allows you to use the sponges in the top without falling apart. Make more sponge sculptures for the tub. Cut out fish shapes -- even little hamburgers and hot dogs.

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