Magic Dust: Build a Truck

Estimated Time: 30 minutes

William made cars and trucks using discarded items that he found. Today, let's build some toys. You can choose one of the project ideas below or gather some recyclable items and see what you can come up with.

Project 1A

For a basic wooden truck, you will need:

  • Balsa wood
  • Mini hacksaw
  • Wood glue
  • Paint
  • Marker
  • 4 bottle caps
  • 4 screws

Follow the directions below.

Project 1B

For a rubber-band powered car, you will need:

  • 2 Popsicle sticks
  • Hot glue gun and glue
  • Wooden skewers
  • Straw
  • Scissors
  • 4 Bottle caps
  • Nail
  • 2 AA batteries
  • 3 rubber bands

Follow the directions below.

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