Cranky Contraptions (1st - 8th)
What could this become?
Insulation Foam
Large and small one each
Paper Clips
Tape
Jumbo Craft Stick
Insulation Foam
Large and small one each
Paper Clips
Tape
Jumbo Craft Stick
Kitchen Knife
Low Force Hole Punch
Collect your materials - knife, foam, stick, jumbo and reg. paper clips, hole punch and tape.
1
Prep foam by scoring and snapping into large and small pieces with a kitchen knife.
2
Straighten a large paper clip. Stiff craft wire works as well!
3
Insert wire into width of block. Bend one end to create a rough crank handle.
4
Use a flat stiff object to bend the wire end into a handle.
5
Bend other arm down, and over. Add a small foam block, and bend up end to hold in place.
6
Create a guide for your moving component - it can be craft stick, cardboard or other rigid material
7
Insert another wire into your second moving block, through the guide hole. Give it a spin!
8
Create a base for your cranky creation. Could be any material!
9
Try different combinations of components!
10
What could this become?