Introduction: Peanuts Can Rubber Band Car
The best way to recycle a peanuts can!
Step 1: Materials and Tools
Bead (which isn't shown)
Step 2: Clean the Can
First step: Clean the can throughly. Using water to clean out the inside and drying the can off with paper towels.
Step 3: Hole One
Second step: Poke a hole in the middle of the bottom of the can with scissors. The hole should be large enough for a rubber band to pass through easily.
Step 4: Rubber Band
Third step: Push one end of the rubber band through the hole in the bottom of the can.
Step 5: Paperclip + Rubber Band
Fourth step: Hook the rubber band around a paper clip on the outside of the bottom, then tightly pull the rubber band from inside the can. Then tape it against the can.
Step 6: The Other Hole
Fifth step: Poke a hole similar to the one on the bottom, to the top of the lid.
Step 7: Adding Washer
Sixth step: Reach for the rubber band that is inside the can. Add washer onto the rubber band from inside the can. Slide washer to the bottom of the can.
Step 8: Tape Washer
Seventh step: From inside the can, tape the washer to the bottom of the can.
Step 9: Feed Band Through Other Hole
Eighth step: Feed the rubber band through the hole in the lid, so it extends outside the opposite side of the taped down paper clip.
Step 10: The Other Washer and Bead
Ninth step: Take the rubber band and feed it through the other washer then the bead.
Step 11: Adding a Pen/pencil
tenth step: Extend the rubber band through the bead and slide a pencil/pen through the rubber band so the pencil/pen is pressing the bead against the can. The pencil will not allow the rubber band to fall back into the can.
Step 12: Wind It Up!
Eleventh step: Wind up the pencil/pen as much as you want. Note: If the pencil/pen is wounded up too much the rubber band will rip and break.
Step 13: Let It Roll!
Twelfth step: Place the can on the ground and watch it roll!