Tinker The Robot

Money Boat

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Using materials found at home, take on our Money Boat Challenge!


Build a boat that can float holding as many quarters as possible


  • 1 sandwich sized Ziploc bag
  • 2 empty toilet paper rolls
  • 10 toothpicks
  • 12″ by 12″ of aluminum foil
  • 12″ of scotch tape
  • As many quarters as your boat can hold

Submit a picture of your boat holding as many quarters as possible to WIN our Swag Pack! Also include how many quarters your boat holds!

Competition Categories:

  1. The Boat that holds the most quarters
  2. The Most Creative Looking Boat
  3. The Most “Liked” Structure! (On Facebook)

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