Ballet Bunny

Introduction: Ballet Bunny

About: I’m a designer and educator based in Ithaca, NY who is interested in the intersection of technology, the environment, and society. Previously I taught design-thinking at Rochester Institute of Technology. If...

In this project I use a mounted motor - a hobby motor that is hot glued to a piece of chip board then attached to the body of the project with brass fasteners. I like attaching motors this way so that they can be easily removed and used for other toys.


3" gift box
Hobby motor
Chip board (for motor mount)

Rubber Band
Plastic milk jug cap (for spinning pedestal) 
Hot glue stick (small piece)

AA Battery
Paper clip (for switch)
22 gage wire (for jumper)

File folder (for bunny)
White stickers (for eyes)
Black marker (for eye balls)

Glue Gun 
Wire strippers

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