Kids Project: Cardboard Tube Rocket

cardboard tube rocket little button diaries

5…4…3…2…1… Blast Off! This project is a really good boredom buster for a wet sunday, a little rocket to launch your little space people into galactica! Hope over to the Hobbycraft Blog to see how to make it, complete with video tutorial!

Homemade Rocket Pesto

I have the smallest postage stamp of a garden, but despite its size I’m living proof that you don’t need a vast space to grow your own veg. I’m a big fan of growing things in recycled tubs and pots and this year I decided to grow some rocket in a rusty old supermarket basket I found in my Gran’s garage (good stealing Gran!). As a pretty solid weed, it took over in abundance and I was left wondering what I could do with mountains of rocket – and it has definitely got too cold for salads. So I decided to pull it all up and make some rocket pesto, which is actually a good peppery alternative to the basil version.

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