Mousetrap Car

Introduction: Mousetrap Car

You may know Mousetrap Cars, you may not. Neither way i will show you how to make a car!

Step 1: Materials

The materials you will need are cardboard, skewers, dowels, zip ties, a mousetrap, string, and CDs. These are the materials you will need to make your mousetrap car

Step 2: Make the Base

This first part of the car is the base. What you'll need is a piece of cardboard, and glue a straw to one of the sides, this will be your front wheels. then you make two smaller pieces of cardboard and glue them to the CD. Then you will poke a hole in the cardboard and then glue it to the skewer. then put it through the straw and glue the other CD. Now you have your base and front tires.

Step 3: Make the Back Tires

Then after you made the front tires, then you will add two dowels to each side of the cardboard. Then after you do that you'll need to add a small piece of cardboard and add it to a straw. Then you'll need to make the same exact thing but just with a small hook then put it through the straw and add another dowel glued to the other dowels. Then you made the back tires.

Step 4: Make the Engine

Then on the mousetrap you add a dowel to one of the side of the mousetrap car add two zipties and then add a string to the other end of the dowel.

Step 5: Conclusion

Then after you have finished all of these steps, you will have a car that will look like this and goes up to 30-40 ft. And if it just breaks add it back or remake it.

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