DIY solar oven

Welcome to an eco-friendly adventure in DIY solar cooking with Bostik. Harnessing the power of the sun, our DIY Solar Oven tutorial introduces you to a sustainable way to prepare a delicious treat using simple materials and Bostik’s reliable adhesives. Whether you’re passionate about reducing your carbon footprint or simply enjoy outdoor projects, this guide is your gateway to culinary innovation. Join us as we explore how to construct and utilise your very own solar oven, turning sunlight into savory satisfaction. 


Step 1: Prep the box

Trace a square on the lid of your box, then cut out square. Use your ruler's width as a guide.

Step 2: Wrap in foil

Wrap the square that you've cut of of your box in foil.

Step 3: Line the box

Line base of box in black construction paper and Blu Stik.

Step 4: Grab your glue gun - adults help needed

Use the Mini Hot Glue Gun to stick the plastic wrap to the inside of lid – adults help needed.

Step 5: Prep your Smores

Prepare your Smores on the construction paper and close lid.

Step 6: Attach foil

Adults help needed - Hot Glue one side of the foil-wrapped cardboard on the top of the box.

Step 7: Skewer the box

Pierce skewer to top left corner of the foil and cardboard box to hold in place.

Step 8: Let it cook

Leave somewhere warm to cook for one hour!*

*Cook time will vary, depending on weather and location. We suggest avoiding direct sunlight on hot days, and leaving a little longer on cool days. 

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