Students in my maker class wrote this instructable for a simple battery holder.
This Instructable will teach you how to make a quick simple battery holder to power a small motor or use experiment with simple circuits. It is frustrating to use alligator clips with AA batteries because there is nothing to clip to and they roll around. This makes things much easier. It is simple enough young children can build it and the materials are easy to find around the house.
You will need : 4 Nails a piece of Wood Hammer 1 Battery 2 Alligator Clips Wires 1 Motor
You can use old scrap wood. If you need to cut the wood find a handsaw. Here is an instructable on how to use a handsaw. Nails and hammer you can get from any hardware store Battery, clips and motor you can get at any electrical supply store.