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How to make a spool racer

Make a cool moving spool car from materials around the home. Can you work out what causes this toy to move ?

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Equipment you will need

Equipment you will need

Stretch the rubber band over the long paddle pop stick and place it through the centre of the spool

Stretch the rubber band over the long paddle pop stick and place it through the centre of the spool

Carefully take the rubber band off one end of the long paddle pop stick and catch it with the small paddle pop piece.This should hold the rubber band end so that it can't go back through the hole

Carefully take the rubber band off one end of the long paddle pop stick and catch it with the small paddle pop piece.This should hold the rubber band end so that it can't go back through the hole

Tape the small paddle pop into place on the end of the spool to secure it

Tape the small paddle pop into place on the end of the spool to secure it

Carefully remove the long paddle pop stick in order to feed the rubber band through the two metal washers ...

Carefully remove the long paddle pop stick in order to feed the rubber band through the two metal washers ...

...and re - insert the long paddle pop stick through the end of the rubber band

...and re - insert the long paddle pop stick through the end of the rubber band

  • 1.0 ribbon spool
  • 1.0 Rubber band
  • 2.0 Metal washer
  • 2.0 Paddle pop sticks
  • 1.0 Scissors
  • 1.0 Masking tape