Paddle Boat Engineering Challenge


Create a structure that will move in the water without you touching it!


  • Recycled materials
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Bucket of water


  1. Use the recycled materials to engineer a structure that will float on water.
  2. Add a component to the structure that helps the boat move through the water without touching the structure.
  3. Test your structure in the water!

Multimedia Producer and Visual Artist at the library. Painter of the Kids Library Mural and 3D scapes, Designer of the Learn and Play Bus and AdventureMobile. When not at work you can find me drawing, making stuff out of wood and getting into trouble.