Easy Miniature Wading Pool Project
This tutorial will show you step by step instructions to make a miniature 1:12 scale, dollhouse wading pool. You will find the link to the free printable "pool water" at the bottom of this lense.
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Four plastic bracelets
Use the link at the bottom of this article to access the free "pool water" printable. Use card stock or photo paper to print out "pool water".
You need Adobe Reader to view and print the "pool water" printie. Download Adobe Reader for free, the link is provided below.
Trace a circle with your pencil on the pool printie, using the inside of one of the bracelets as a guide.
Carefully cut out the circle keeping the edge as round as possible. Match the cutout printie to one of the bracelets and trim any edges you may see.
On the side showing the "water", add a thin line of glue all around the edge of the circle.
Place one of the bracelets on top of the circle making sure to line it up and no edges are showing. Let dry for several minutes before going on the next step.
After allowing the glue to dry for a few minutes, turn over and add a thin line of glue to the bottom.
Place a bracelet on the glue taking care to line up both bracelets. This will be the bottom of the pool. Allow to dry a couple of minutes.
Turn your "pool" back over so you can see the "water". Add glue around the top of the bracelet.
Add another bracelet, make sure they are lined up evenly.
Step Eight Continued
Glue the last bracelet into to place, line up evenly. Remove any glue that may have dripped. Let dry and enjoy your miniature wading pool!
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Your marsha on January 23, 2020:
Thank you for sharing this clever pool idea.
clevergirlname on June 05, 2013:
How fun! I want to build a dollhouse - this is very clever! Good for you for bringing it here - thanks.
MiniMaker (author) on January 07, 2013:
@Scraps2treasures: Thank you! How exciting for your daughter! Have fun!
Scraps2treasures on January 05, 2013:
What a wonderful project! We got my daughter a dollhouse kit for Christmas and this would be a great project for her to do. Blessed
Miha Gasper from Ljubljana, Slovenia, EU on April 08, 2012:
Cute tutorial... Nice projects for a rainy day with kids. Thanks!