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Pirate Anchor

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Anchors away with this easy to make anchor! Great for imaginative play and you can even use it on your own pirate ship!

  • Step 1Print out the Anchor template. Apply glue to the back of the cardboard and place it on top of the construction foam. Repeat this to the other side of the construction foam sheet.
  • Step 2Using sticky tape attach the template on to the top of the assembled cardboard and foam sheet. Cut out the anchor shape using a box knife. Adult supervision recommended when using a box knife.
  • Step 3Colour in the sides of your anchor with a marker the same colour as your cardboard.
  • Step 4Align your ruler to the top of the gray cardboard and use it as a guide to mark out paper strips to form your chain. Cut out the strips and loop them together using staples to secure them in place.
  • Step 5Anchor away! Your anchor is now ready to use.

Materials used in this activity

Round Paint Brushes - Assorted - Pack of 30
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Product Code: 10708
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Plastic Ruler - 30cm
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Product Code: 12295
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CleverPatch Glue Stick - 40g
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Product Code: 13974
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CleverPatch Cardboard - Assorted Colours - A3 - Pack of 100
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Product Code: 14933
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CleverPatch Junior Artist Paint - 500ml - Set of 11 colours
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Product Code: 15800
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CleverPatch Triangular Coloured Markers - Pack of 10
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Product Code: 16232
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Product Code: 17520
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Rainbow Cover Paper - A4 - Grey - Pack of 100
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Product Code: 18168
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