Introduction: How to Make PAPER BALL!

Sometimes we want to have or buy a BALL. but so expensive or can't afford it? Well, in this instructable you will learn how to make your own ball with very easy steps and materials and also you can put your own design!

Step 1: Step 1

Materials:
1. Scratch paper or newspaper ( as many as you like. depending what size of the ball you like.)
2. Scotch tape or masking tape. ( any tape will do)
3. colored paper ( it's OK if you don't have.)

Step 2: Step 2

Crumple the paper into circle.

Step 3: Step 3

Wrap the other paper into your first crumpled paper.

Step 4: Step 4

Do the same thing to the other papers. it will get bigger and bigger. Stop your crumpling if the size is OK for you already.

Step 5: Step 5

After all the paper are used, grip it tight with your hands.

Step 6: Step 6

Next, wrap around the tape to the ball.

Step 7: Step 7

Play with It! Trust me. it bounces when throw it on the walls! you can fill the paper with tape if you like. And you can wrap around the colored paper and you can design it!

Comments

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i can go supersonic (author)2009-04-21

Dude, it's a ball made out of paper and tape. it makes me yawn. do you have any other instructables? htis is boring. not to hurt your feelings but it is practically useless. I am sorry if this is offending you.sorry. piece out.

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Your lame name "I can go supersonic" makes me yawn. Your mean attitude towards that kid is practically useless.

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KenW5 (author)2016-09-19

Improved version of paper ball, made by mashing the fibers of pieces of paper. You can turn it into a pencil by tossing it in a BBQ cooker after you enjoy a meal!!!.

https://www.instructables.com/id/Totally-Impractical-Paper-Ball-Pencil/step4/Draw-/

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SPRsweet (author)2012-03-25

Thanks Agent Crush for the idea / tutorial. As a crafter, I'm always looking for ways to use items and materials that are on hand, esp. if it's free (sales papers in the mail) or items that can be reused / repurposed / recycled / upcycled. Styrofoam balls can get expensive. So with a bit of fine tuning and more rolling to smooth the rough edges, this would be an excellent alternative to buying Styrofoam to make ornaments. I'm also looking at ways to use plastic grocery bags in this similar way.

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woody558 (author)2009-10-04

Making a ball out of paper?
That is really old.

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crazyscott85 (author)2009-02-21

WOAH! DUDE! I just thought of the best idea ever!!!!! You could buy a soccer ball at walmart for $5.00! And that one would actually work and wouldn't mold when it touches water!

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mg0930mg (author)crazyscott852009-03-07

WOAH! DUDE! I just thought of the best idea ever!!!! Stop being ignorant and give the kid a break, it is a good idea. However, it is also 100,000,000,000 times better than your zero instructables.

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crazyscott85 (author)mg0930mg2009-03-08

Woah! Dude! I just thought.. You're right, I do not have any instructables. But, It's a ball, made of paper..... and tape..... why would anyone even need an instructable on how to make a ball... of paper... and tape...

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tru dat.

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mg0930mg (author)crazyscott852009-03-08

Still, better than nothing... There's many instructables where it's common sense. How to clean a keyboard, isn't that obvious, how to play a sport, anything. Wether it is easy or hard does not change the quality.

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Zaphod Beeblebrox (author)2009-09-05

definetly requires a ---------- instructable!!!

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Kidz_Creator (author)2009-05-03

I made one, but i used duct tape instead of regular tape...i looks cool

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ralph_almighty (author)2009-05-01

good for throwing to my teacher

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agent crush (author)2009-02-07

WOW it's so COOL!

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King Crab (author)agent crush2009-02-20

Commenting saying YOUR OWN instructable is cool? That's a recipe for EPIC FAIL.

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shadowfluid (author)2009-02-07

*cough, cough*("special kid" instructable) *cough, cough*

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agent crush (author)shadowfluid2009-02-20

you have a cough?? huh?? ha

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Kiteman (author)2009-02-07

Er... yes... well...

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King Crab (author)Kiteman2009-02-08

Continue?

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Kiteman (author)King Crab2009-02-08

I'd rather not.

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King Crab (author)Kiteman2009-02-09

That takes the fun out of it!

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agent crush (author)King Crab2009-02-20

what do you mean?

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agent crush (author)2009-02-07

Wow! this is so COOL!

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crazyscott85 (author)agent crush2009-02-07

Dude, it's a ball made of paper and tape...

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agent crush (author)crazyscott852009-02-20

so? what?

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knexdude152 (author)crazyscott852009-02-07

wait he made it so he thinks it cool and it is wooo 5* no really 5*

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agent crush (author)2009-02-15

You can use the PAPER BALL if you want to play soccer just make it big!

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instructabler17 (author)2009-02-14

i tried to use when we played dodge ball, and it does not hurt, just a little. nice work!

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