Race Cars

By  Karon Winter 

size: 6"

  • Race Cars


  • 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


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

Pattern - Race Cars

  • 1. Cut side of juice box with straw hole. (This side will be bottom of car.) Set cut piece aside.
  • 2. Measure and cut construction paper same-size as sides of car. Glue pieces on juice box. Let dry.
  • 3. Print and cut out patterns. Cut spoiler and headlights from construction paper scraps.
  • 4. Glue spoiler and headlights on car. Cut numbers from construction paper. Glue numbers on side of car.
  • 5. Press electrical tape down center of car. See photo.
  • 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.
  • 7. For exhaust pipe, cut 4" plastic straw length. Insert straw through original juice box hole. Spot glue to secure.