Tub and sink stoppers can be pretty standard, but with a few items and a little work, bath time can be loads more fun!

Step 1: You'll Need. . .

  • 7" x 9" piece of vinyl cloth or something similar - you'll want something fairly heavy and waterproof (fabric made from fused plastic bags or duct tape would likely work well if you didn't want to purchase other fabric)
  • A small grommet and a grommet tool
  • A tub or sink stopper
  • A length of thin chain approximately as deep as your tub to the point at which you'd fill it for a bath - 10" or so should be more than enough
  • A sewing machine (you could sew it by hand, but a sewing machine speeds up the process and ensures a strong stitch)
  • Pliers (optional but suggested - I used needle nosed)
  • Hole punch or leather punch (optional but suggested - I used a leather punch that came with my grommet tool)
  • 2 pennies (or other small thin weights) and waterproof glue (optional - I didn't use weights but you could to ensure that the bottom of the boat stays down in the water)
Great Idea. I love it!
Thanks! Make sure to also check out the <a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Duck-Duct-Tape-Duck-Tub-Stopper/">Duct Duck</a> :)
oh, how neat! and I love the idea for the duck! :-) you always have such fun instructables!!
Here's the <a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Duck-Duct-Tape-Duck-Tub-Stopper/">Duct Duck</a> :)
Thanks so much! Hopefully it will go well and I'll have it posted ASAP :)
make a duck next :)<br>
Without further ado - I'm pleased to present the <a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Duck-Duct-Tape-Duck-Tub-Stopper/">Duct Duck</a> :)
You read my mind! A duck is in the works and if everything goes alright should be posted in a couple days :)
I saw <a href="http://www.momastore.org/museum/moma/ProductDisplay?storeId=10001&catalogId=10451&langId=-1&categoryId=18156&parent_category_rn=26715&productId=47303&keyWord=Map%20Dinghy%20Drain%20Stopper&purpose=crawl">the same idea</a> at MoMA NY the last winter. Cool, anyway.
So cute! I wish I had a way to print on the vinyl!
What a clever and fun idea!
Thanks so much!

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