Race Cars

Materials

  • Recycled juice box with straw
  • Construction paper, in color of choice
  • Plastic straws, two
  • Round Lifesaver candies (or candy with center hole), four
  • Safety pins, four
  • Black electrical tape

Tools

  • Hole punch
  • Craft glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Black marker

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut side of juice box with straw hole. (This side will be bottom of car.) Set cut piece aside.

STEP 2

  • Measure and cut construction paper same-size as sides of car. Glue pieces on juice box. Let dry.

STEP 3

  • Print and cut out patterns. Cut spoiler and headlights from construction paper scraps.

STEP 4

  • Glue spoiler and headlights on car. Cut numbers from construction paper. Glue numbers on side of car.

STEP 5

  • Press electrical tape down center of car. See photo.

STEP 6

  • For wheels, punch two holes, evenly spaced, on both sides of car. Measure and cut plastic straw into 3-1/2” lengths. Insert straw lengths through holes. Insert candies on straw lengths. Attach safety pins on ends of straws. (Wheels should move easily.) Spot glue to secure.

STEP 7

  • For exhaust pipe, cut 4” plastic straw length. Insert straw through original juice box hole. Spot glue to secure.
by Karon Winter

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2728/3211a519-97be-4244-98c7-88c0b9207950.pdf



Race Cars
Race Cars