SUBMITTED BY: Drayton Valley Public Library
AGE GROUP: age 6+ (adult assistance may be needed with cutting & making elastics behave!)
TIME REQUIRED: 30 min (from scratch with decorating) – 10 min (box prepared, minimal décor)
SPACE CONSIDERATIONS: Table required for work/to run program. May wish to move to the floor to test car.
MATERIALS REQUIRED: Per car:
(You do not need to turn the box inside out as in the picture – that’s just something I tried. Also, I took apart my already constructed car which is why you see decorations, etc in the photos.)
BOOK/MEDIA TIE-IN (OPTIONAL): Any non-fiction books about cars! Any books about cars from the movie “Cars” – or the “Cars” movie itself. Any stories with cars in them!
Amazing Rubber Band Cars, by Mike Rigsby
The Inventor’s Secret: What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford, by Suzanne Slade