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mini inuksuk 

Build a Mini Inuksuk to take home, or make a larger one to leave behind and commemorate your camp or meeting!

Inukshuk sketch (Inuksuk - EE-NOOK-SOOK)

Inuksuit are stones piled in a representation of a person. They are traditional landmarks created in the Arctic where there are no trees and few distinguishing features of the land to use for reference when traveling.

Materials:

bulletSmall stones or pebbles
bulletEmpty "clear" film canister or pill bottle
bulletWhite craft glue or glue gun
bulletLarge yarn needle
bulletSmall piece of yarn

How to Make your Inuksuk:

bulletPrepare the canister
bulletMake a small hole in the bottom of the film canister with a needle or scissors.
bulletFold the yarn in half and thread the two loose ends through the needle.
bulletThread the needle and yarn through the hole in the canister. 
** Don't pull the yarn all the way through!  The loose ends should be inside the canister with the loop on the outside.
bulletTie a knot in the loose ends of the yarn. Trim the ends and pull on the outside 
loop to hide the knot inside the canister.
bulletBuild the Inuksuk
bulletGlue the stones together in an arrangement you like to make your Inuksuk.
bulletIt doesn't have to be exactly like the example shown.
bulletMake sure the Inuksuk will fit into your canister before gluing it together!
bulletAssembly
bulletGlue the Inuksuk's feet to the inside of the lid.
bulletCarefully glue the canister and lid together, with the Inuksuk inside.
bulletDisplay your piece of the Arctic with pride!