Making an Astronaut Using Paper and Tape

Introduction: Making an Astronaut Using Paper and Tape

How to make an astronaut with household items such as white duct tape and a sheet of paper

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Step 1: Step : 1 : Materials

You are going to need :- a piece of clear parabolic plastic - few sheets of paper - some coloured duct tapes (mainly white) - and a small piece of clear plastic (optional : toothpick, 3v battery, led)

Step 2: Step : 2 : Making

First take parabolic piece of plastic and insert aluminium foil. Now make a small ball of paper and put the plastic with aluminium foil on. Cover it properly with tape. Now for the rest of the body : make body, arms and legs the same way : a piece of paper covered with tape.

Step 3: Step : 3 : Optional

Take 3v battery in the case and led with wires. Make hole through the whole body. Insert led and put the battery pack on the astronauts back.

Step 4: Step : 4 : Bags

Now wrap the 3v battery pack with tape or make one out of paper. Than take a piece of plastic and put it over the led. Cover it with white tape. Now take some strips of different coloured tapes and cut them to the squares. Put them as buttons. Finally put on the head and you are done... Enjoy!

Step 5: Step : 5 : Making the Flag

Take a piece of paper in the shape of the flag. Make the flag with coloured tapes on the both sides. Now just tape it to the toothpick and stick it through the astronauts hand.

Step 6: Some Photos :

If you have any questions about my instructable don't be afraid and ask me. :) (the flag is of my country - Czech Republic)

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2 Discussions


5 years ago on Introduction

Konečně další Čech! :D Dobrá práce ;)


Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

Díky..., i když středověku nefandim, rád se kouknu na tvé výrobky. Je dobrý najít tady na celosvětové internetové stránce "souseda" ....