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COFFEE CUP RACE CARS

ITEMS NEEDED:

2 Disposable Coffee Cups and their Lids
3 Rubber bands
Straw
Scissors
Strong Tape
Pencil
Paper clip
Small Washer
Bead

DIRECTIONS:

Step 1

1. Cut a hole in the center of the bottom of your cups

step2

2. Use the tape to fasten the two bottoms of the cups together

step3

3. Use the pencil to poke a small hole in the top of the lids

step4

4. Loop the rubber bands together until they are the length of the cups

step5

5. Poke the rubber bands through the hole in one lid

step6

6. Put the paper clip through the rubber band to keep it from going back through the lid

step7

7. Put the lid on the cup and feed the other end of the rubber band through the holes in the bottom of the cups until you can pull it out the other side

step8

8. Feed the end of the rubber band through the other lid

step9

9. String the washer and bead onto the rubber band

step1010. Put the straw through the rubber band loop to secure it

step11

11. Decorate your race car

step12

12. Twist the rubber band to wind up your car (click image).

step13

13. Place on a flat surface and let go (click image).