Cardboard Toy - the Funny Monkey




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First Pls check out this clip to see how excited your cardboard toy Funny Monkey working.


Step 1: Materials:

  • Thin cardboard
  • 2 bamboo sticks
  • 1 toothpick/ some kind of thin stick
  • 1 plastic straw
  • 1 Popsicle
  • Some thin rope

Step 2: Making

Draw 1 monkey body, 2 hands, 2 legs on your cardboard. Note that the hands should be long enough that the monkey will not be stuck when swinging. Then cut them all out.

Step 3:

Bore 2 holes on the body, 3 hole on the hands, 1 hole on the legs.

Step 4:

Slip your toothpick through 1 hand then the body, and then the other hand. Glue 2 hand to the toothpick. Be careful not to glue the body to the toothpick, that make the toy monkey can not swing.

Then cut away the spare parts of the toothpick.

Step 5:

Do the same for the legs. Now you can see the funny monkey of your cardboard toy.

Step 6:

Carve 2 lines on each bamboo sticks, tie your thin rope to one of them at the 2 slits, glue to fixed the tie points.

Step 7:

Slip 2 ropes through 2 holes of each hands. Beware of the order, the higher rope slip through the hole that closer to the body.

Step 8:

Continue to tie the ropes to the last bamboo stick, glue to fixed them. ( After tying, if one rope longer than the other, make it some more rounds around the stick, glue again .. until 2 rope have the same length).

Step 9:

Make 2 hole on the popsile, put 2 segments of plastic straws through, glue them together.

Step 10:

Put 2 sticks through 2 straws, glue the sticks to the straws.

Done, have fun with your very funny cardboard toy huh :)



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