Amazing Makers

Kate & Lauren

Catapult

Final project

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Main steps

1.stack 6 Popsicle sticks on top of each other
2.rubber band the Popsicle sticks together
3. rubber band a Popsicle stick to the end of the spoon
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4. rubber band the end of the spoon to the middle of the Popsicle sticks
5. hacks/tweaks/personalizing: all of it

Materials

  • 7 Popsicle sticks
  • rubber bands
  • a plastic spoon

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Basket Ball

Final project

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Main Steps

  1. Place one box top upright inside the other box
  2. Glue down the edge of the box
  3. slant the extra cardboard and tape down on the base and top
4. Make a circle of duct tape and tape it to the back board.
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5. cut paper into strips
6. glue strips to form a net and attach to the duct tape circle
7. Decorate golf balls with art supplies
8.Decorate box with colorful duct tape
9.Hacks/Tweaks/Personalizing: All of it

Materials

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  • 2 box tops
  • extra cardboard
  • 2 golf balls (not Pictured)
  • duct tape
  • Glue
  • scissors
  • paper (not pictured)

Foosball Table

Final Project

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Main Steps

1. cover the bottom of the box top in tape.
2. mark holes in box top for wooden dowels spaced evenly.
3.push a dowel thru the box top in every hole
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4.clip the players ( close pins) on as you go
5.cut the goals out of your box top and wrap duck tape for a net in your goal.
6. duct tape ends of dowels to keep ends from sliding through
7.decorate the players (close pins) with team colors (optinal)
8.enjoy playing

Materials

  • close pins
  • duct tape
  • scissors
  • marble
  • wooden dowels
  • box top
  • markers (any Kind)
  • box cutter ( not pictured )

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Bee Hummer

Final Project

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Main Steps

  1. put a eraser topper on each end of the Popsicle stick
  2. trim index card to fit popsicle stick
  3. staple card to popsicle stick
  4. cut 2 feet of string and tie it to the stick
  5. stretch rubber band around eraser toppers
  6. go to a clear area and make sure no one is around you and test

Materials

  • Popsicle stick
  • eraser toppers
  • rubber band
  • string
  • index card
  • scissors
  • stapler

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Photography Examples

  • Wide | Medium | Close-up
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Good lighting | Bad lighting
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Flat | Angle (of object)
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