Jacob's Ladder Toy

Introduction: Jacob's Ladder Toy

About: I am IT professional, living in Bangalore, India. As new gadgets come out everyday, we indulge in spending significant time and money on these gadgets. And our kids are learning from us, they know how to use...

Hi All,

Jacob's Ladder toy, I played with this toy as kid and was fun... I was looking for this for sometime for by son , It is no longer available for buying. So one of items we played as kid is now lost. Thought to revive this and make one.

In this instructable I will share how to reused old visiting cards to make one

Step 1: What Do We Need ?


  • Old visiting cards
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

Tips : Use glue stick as it dries faster

Step 2: Ribbons

  • Measure the lenght of the card
  • And cut 2 to 3 cm extra
  • Cut in multiples of 3

Step 3: Prepare

  • Stick 2 ribbons on one end and 1 on another
  • Use glue stick not pva glue glue

Step 4: Assemble Subset

  • As shown make multiple subsets
  • I made 5 subsets

Step 5: Final Assemble

  • Now stick the back side as shown in 3d model
  • Add a holder and a blank cards at the end
  • Play!!

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    2 Discussions


    1 year ago

    Thanks for sharing, I've always wondered how these work.


    Reply 1 year ago

    Happy to share