DIY Easy Moana Raft

Hi guys this post is for all my youtube subscribers who have asked me how I made the Moana raft.

Its actually very easy, as you can see in the image below, underneath is one layer of empty plastic bottles.   I used around 5-6 rolls of duct tape.

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First peel off the labels from the bottles so that the tape will stick better then I bundled up more or less 23 pieces of 1.5 liters plastic bottles (water and coke bottles ).

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The middle layer consist of a styrofoam board that’s 2 inches high for more buoyancy.   Actually Bug can already float with just the water bottle layer but she still gets a little wet so I added the styrofoam board and it works perfectly.   I duct taped it on the plastic bottle layer.   Then to stick the styrofoam to the thin piece of wood I used the flexible adhesive below because its waterproof once its dry which by the way takes 24 hours but once its dried its hard like cement.  

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Construction Adhesive by BUILDRITE

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and to make the sail I used a mop stick.

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Lastly get a yard of cream colored fabric, cut it to the right shape as best as you can…sorry I don’t have a template because i just eyeballed it using the image above as reference.

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Next draw the Moana symbol using red permanent marker.  Finally, use hot glue to stick it on the mop stick.  Tadaaaa your done!

Here’s another Moana video wherein she battles with the Big SHINY crab Tamatoa. Plus check out her newest pet Pua !!!

If you guys have any more questions please don’t hesitate to ask.  You may write it down below or comment on my youtube channel.   Thank you for visiting and supporting my Channel – Little Big Toys !

Real Life Moana and the Friendly Ocean

Our latest youtube video is Moana!  Have you guys seen that Movie?  She’s the newest Disney Princess, a Polynesian teenager with dark hair, dark skin, beautiful and chosen by the ocean to return the heart of Te Fiti… Our version of Moana is different though,  it involves mermaids and crabs and more.  screen-shot-2017-01-30-at-10-46-11-am

I think if it weren’t for Bug’s small eyes she could pass for the real Moana perfectly.  Don’t you think?  I even built her a raft out of recycled water bottles, styrofoam and a thin piece of wood so she can sail across the “sea” like the Disney cartoon.  It was super easy to make, just stuck all of the materials with duct tape and super glue and it  worked surprisingly well!

We spent the whole Saturday making this video partly because Moana keeps playing in the pool and we had to wait for her hair to get dry before continuing with our story.   At one point in the video she was soaking wet on top of her raft with her rooster because I couldn’t wait for her hair and dress to get dry anymore.

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I added the ocean effects which is our favourite part in the movie.  Hope you guys watch it 😉

SEE YOU SOON !

Coolest Frozen Fever Cardboard Box Car

I’m not a big fan of the Frozen Fever story but I’m in love with the arts and graphics of that movie clip.   Thus my new cardboard box project is inspired by it.

This cardboard box car is showered with snowgies, sunflowers, pink lily flowers and just a pinch of snowflakes all over the front, back and sides.  Watch the video to see the full detail!

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The back of the seat is the beautiful butterfly pattern in Anna’s dress

The designing process took a couple of days as usual but it’s all worth it because the result is just amazing and bug really loves this car not just because of the design but also because of all the “snowballs” inside and I put actual wheels underneath so it can move really fast!

Hope you guys like this funny video!  Click HERE to SUBSCRIBE to Little Big Toys on youtube  because its free free freeeeee! 🙂

Caviteeth Song / Brush Your Teeth

I think most mothers find it challenging to teach their young kids how to properly brush their teeth everyday because I sure did and so does my sisters.  When I could not find any nursery rhyme that teaches just that I decided to make one.  Our fun new song motivates kids to properly brush away those cavity germies everyday 🙂

Cardboard Ambulance and Fire Truck

OH MY CARDBOARD BOXES!!!

When we moved in our new place last January we have a pile of big cardboard boxes that I just couldn’t dispose of.  My imagination have completely gone wild.  I even created a list of projects that I wanted to do with them and it was only last month that I found the time and space to start my projects.

Check out the Biggest Ambulance complete with a little hospital clinic inside!  To be honest it was not an easy project.  The designing process is the hardest because I wanted it to look cute and fun instead of “too realistic” since my Youtube Channel is about toys.  And I also want it to be very interactive so I made a little hospital inside where doctor Bug and nurse Peppa can do her check up.  The rest is moderately easy because you just need a lot of patience cutting cardboards and papers and then sticking them onto the ambulance plus covering the whole thing with masking tape to make it more durable.

At the end of this funny video I gave a short tutorial on how the whole thing was made so please watch it if you’re interested in making one.

 

And here’s the Coolest and Biggest Fire Truck!

The main procedure here is the same as the ambulance.

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And the challenging part, is always the designing process the rest is just patience and muscle workout because you’ll be using the cutter a lot and bending a lot hahaha!  You’ll know what I mean once you’ve tried this.  (Detailed tutorial and more pictures towards the end of the video)

Bug’s cousins found this video super funny while it teaches them/kids about the jobs of firefighters and what to do when there’s a fire.  It’s about two fire fighters, Peppa Pig and Bug, on a mission to save everyone in the burning hotel.  Spiderman also helped in catching the enemy.

COSTUME

I was already about to give up searching for a fireman costume and was ready to order one custom made for Bug which was btw so expensive and then one weekend in the mall out of the blue while looking for some stationaries with Bug we saw this!

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Wow it was so cheap ( P700 / US $15 ) and it already includes the costume and the helmet, bonus the axe, whistle, badge and the walkie talkie.  A great deal! This fits kids 4 years old and up.

 

Good luck Guys !  If you have any questions, hit me in the comment and I will surely get back to you. 🙂  Thanx for watchin!

Easter Summer Event 2016

Spent our Easter Sunday in our Village again.  And I have to say it was not as beautiful and interesting as last years Alice in Wonderland theme.  We did not enjoy it  because Bug didn’t like the prizes and we were expecting  at least equally great performance like last years.

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At least Bug got some exercise looking for eggs.

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Easter

Nothing beats our fun easter activity at home making Cupcakes in Eggs 🙂

But this time we filled up our egg shells with Carrot cake! Yummmmm!