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Summer Fun Series: DIY Bowling Game

Summer Fun Series: DIY Bowling Game

Make your own summer fun with this DIY Bowling Game!

Make your own summer fun with this DIY Bowling Game!

For the second year in a row we are participating in a Summer Fun series with Nap-Time Creations and some other amazing bloggers. It’a already shaping up to be a super fun summer! We hope to make your summer even more fun with this DIY Bowling Game that you can make with your kids.

I love finding new ways to use things that would otherwise be thrown away. This upcycled bowling set was made using Pringles cans spiffed up with a little scrapbooking paper and stencils.

I’m kinda loving how this turned out.

Make your own summer fun with this DIY Bowling Game!

DIY Bowling Game

Here’s What You’ll Need:

6 empty Pringles cans, washed and dried
6 sheets assorted scrapbooking paper
1 sheet white copy paper
number stencils (1-6)
black craft paint
small sponge paint brush
round cookie or biscuit cutter
glue stick
hand full of dried beans
small ball

Use a round cookie cutter to cut six circles from a piece of basic white copy paper. Using the number stencils and black craft paint, put each of the numbers 1-6 onto a circle. Set aside to dry.

Remove the lids from the Pringles cans. Cut each piece of scrapbooking paper to size, just enough to cover one of the cans. Using a glue stick or a few pieces of tape, cover each can with a sheet of scrapbooking paper.

Make your own summer fun with this DIY Bowling Game!

Glue a number onto each can, near the top. Place a single layer of beans into each can to weight them down a bit. It also makes a fun sound when they get knocked over. Put the lids back on the cans.

Start bowling and have fun!

Check out these other SUMMER FUN ideas from some of my friends:

Summer Fun Week 2 -5 Awesome Ways to have fun with you teen

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips by A Cup Full of Sass

Foam Dough by Mama Lew

5 Awesome Ways to Spend Summer with Your Teen by Sweet Tea and Saving Grace on Nap-Time Creations

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