February 28, 2017

Wordless Wednesday 2/8/12 {Shoebox Float}

Shoebox Float



I was excited when my son came home from school saying he had to build a Shoebox Mardi Gras Float. Then when we told my husband, he started telling us about his shoebox floats as a kid and Twitter friends shared their shoebox float ideas with me.

I guess these are a Nola tradition!

(Mine always came complete with Barbie doll queens.)

Because he’s studying Greek mythology, we had to make it themed for something they were studying and we chose Poseidon.

We had a great time helping him build his float and making his ideas a reality. I had to draw the line at making it remote controlled and with working lights.

(Oh, the minds of little boys!)

Happy Wordless Wednesday and
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  2. I remember my daughter having to make one too! Complete with the Barbie queen!

  3. This is really fun…Thanks a lot for this one…
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  4. This is the first time I have heard of this information and this looks really awesome!
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  5. This is so cute! They did a great job!
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  6. The next Blaine Kern!
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  7. That is rad!!! Love it!!! One of these days I will be there for Carnival.
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  8. What a cool school project! I love when teachers assign stuff like that to get the creative juices flowing. And what a great culminating way to tie in the Greek Mythology concepts taught. He did great!

    I can’t wait to show my girls this! They will think this is so cool!
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  9. That’s awesome! Looks great!
    I used to love making shoebox floats when I was a kid. :)
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  10. That is awesome!

    xo

  11. Very Cool!
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  12. Clever idea! I never saw that before. Happy Wordless Wednesday!
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  13. What a beautiful float from a creative young man! I’m kind of in agreement that the remote and lights would be awesome!
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  14. wow!! beautiful detail that is an A+!
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  15. Wow. sparkles and all. What a creative kid ya got there. :) Happy WW!
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  16. How creative!! looks good.. I like greek mythology too.
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  17. Oh, that is so cool! I’ve never heard of a shoebox float before.
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  18. Aww. How fun.
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