Build a Mini Inuksuk to take home, or make a larger one to
leave behind and commemorate your camp or meeting!
||(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.
|Small stones or pebbles
|Empty "clear" film canister or pill bottle
|White craft glue or glue gun
|Large yarn needle
|Small piece of yarn|
How to Make your Inuksuk:
|Prepare the canister
|Make a small hole in the bottom of the film canister with a needle or
|Fold the yarn in half and thread the two loose ends through the
|Thread the needle and yarn through the hole in the canister. |
pull the yarn all the way through! The loose ends should be inside the
canister with the loop on the outside.
|Tie 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.
|Build the Inuksuk
|Glue the stones together in an arrangement you like to make your
|It doesn't have to be exactly like the example shown.|
|Make sure the Inuksuk will fit into your canister before gluing it
|Glue the Inuksuk's feet to the inside of the lid.|
|Carefully glue the canister and lid together, with the Inuksuk
|Display your piece of the Arctic with pride!|