Kids have fun creating their own indoor miniature golf course with
this activity. If miniature golf is a favorite Saturday afternoon
activity, don't wait for a sunny day. You can turn your
basement into a golf course.
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golf clubs (or sponge and yardstick)
golf ball or rubber ball
masking tape, glue, scissors, markers
shoe box. cardboard, Coffee can
Use your own clubs, or masking tape a
new sponge to a yardstick
Build your course (see ideas below)
using the coffee can for the final hole.
Take turns playing your way through your course.
Save your obstacles for the next rainy day.
Ideas for golf course
For a tunnel, cut out the bottom of an
empty oatmeal box, and place the box on its side.
To make a house, turn a shoe box upside
down and cut out an entrance from one end, and the exit from the other
Fold a piece of cardboard in half and
set it up like a tent for the ball to go through.
Place two or three frisbees on the floor
to form a curved fairway for the ball to go through.
Make a ramp by scoring (run one point of
the scissors in a straight line without cutting all the way through) a
piece of cardboard twice. Bend slightly at each score mark to
create a upside, flat, and downside to your ramp. Put some books
under the center section for support.
For a straight fairway, use two rows of
Make a sandtrap from a hula hoop.
For a pipe use paper and tape it.
Put a chair or stool in the center of
the room for the ball to go under.
If you come up with some
new ideas for your golf course send them in (include pictures) and
we'll share them with the other visitors. Send us a note if
you have any questions.
Let us know if you kids have fun creating
their own indoor miniature golf course with this activity.
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