Introduction: Mini Paper Basketball Hoop

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Mini paper basketball hoop great for a constant distraction from homework and other things and can take less than a minute to make.

Step 1: Materials

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All you need is a 2 pieces of regular printer paper to make the hoop and the paper basketballs.

Step 2: Step 1

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Fold the Top right corner down to form a triangle, with a small rectangle below it.

Step 3: Part 2

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Now do the opposite and fold the Top left corner down to form a triangle, with a rectangle below it.

Step 4: Part 3

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The next part is slightly tricky, you have to pinch the center of where the 4 triangle meets above the rectangle and then push the top down.

Step 5: Creating the Hoop

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Now to form the hoop you have the triangle and you stick one end into the other forming a hole, push them in tight so they hold together and create a stable hoop.

Step 6: Creating the Stand Part 1

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Now to form the stand theres the end of triangle in the back and you take those ends that are out to the side and you bring them to the center then crease the side of the paper.

Step 7: Creating the Stand Part 2

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Now do the same thing with the other side and then the stand will be done.

Step 8: Paper Basketballs

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Simply take a small piece of torn papr and crumbl into a ball.

Step 9: Finished Product

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Now you have your 5 minute distraction during school and other things uninteresting.


yapoyo (author)2012-05-05

too bad ur not allowed to do this during state testing (STAAR)

thebutler (author)2012-03-08

this is awesome i love it and its easy :)

yapoyo (author)2011-06-26

nice mate

litisha (author)2010-08-06

hey how 2 pinch dem 2 gethr man!!!??????????

Tobz99 (author)2010-05-11

hey,cthanks for posting this but i dont get step 4 part 3 because it says pinch it so all 4 triangles come together but I just cant do it

hellking (author)2010-02-08

so blurrrrrr!!!!

michaeleoni (author)2009-11-19

what if you flip your paper andfold it so the corners and the fold meet.

GENIUS!! (author)2009-06-12

i like this thing its fn when you're sick thanx!! :) :) :)

Eclipse3151 (author)2009-06-02

Pretty creative. Definetly going to use it in class.

dodo91 (author)2009-03-20

this is great. its also prtable! just undo the hoop, and fold the stand parts behind that.

flashanimator (author)dodo912009-03-21


dodo91 (author)flashanimator2009-03-23

i made this for my sick brother. he enjoys it.

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