Make Your Own Spaceship or Submarine

Kids spaceship made with recycled items
Got a garage full of broken electronics? Turn them into your child's dream toy! Broken remotes, radios, telephones, smoke detectors, and the like may seem like so much junk to you, but to a child they're the makings of a spaceship, a time machine, or a submarine!

Just mount the stuff on some plywood and let their imaginations soar.

By Anita Fite

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June 29, 20050 found this helpful

What a neat idea and good for the kids and adults imagination.


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By jjager (Guest Post)
July 5, 20050 found this helpful

Wonderful! Thanks for the greeat idea!

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By Crusty (Guest Post)
July 13, 20060 found this helpful

I can go one better. I am building a full size warp shuttle craft in my garage. with complete working electronics for displays and much more.
Email me for pics at: crazykrusty AT


Happy flying

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April 1, 20160 found this helpful

We can put broken electronics on a pad at the county convenience site and they are picked up for recycling.

I have an old TV and video player beside my treadmill and I watch a movie while I walk. The time flies by and makes the walk more enjoyable.

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April 3, 20160 found this helpful

For those of us who no longer have kids at home. see if you can find a local "e-waste" day in your city. Our town has one or two a year, and we've gotten rid of bunch of old, obsolete things like keyboards, tvs, boom boxes, etc.

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