Paper Spiral

About: this is a shared account between my dad and myself.

Drop a tiny marble in and it comes out the bottom. This project is very easy to make and fun to play with.

Teacher Notes

Teachers! Did you use this instructable in your classroom?
Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.

Step 1: Materials

You will need

  • Paper
  • scissors
  • tape
  • a tiny marble

Step 2: The Tube

  • Fold over a piece of paper.
  • Cut the piece out
  • roll it into a tube about the size of a straw

Step 3: The Ramp: Part 1

  • Fold over a piece of paper about twice the size of the other
  • Cut it out
  • Fold the paper in half

Step 4: The Ramp: Part 2

  • Cut little slots into 1 half of the paper
  • do this through the entire piece

Step 5: The Ramp: Part 3

  • Tape the slots together
  • Do this for all of them

Step 6: Attach

Tape the ramp to the tube at an angle, if needed when done, cut the end of the tube off.

Step 7: Finished

Now you can roll the marble down the ramp and have it come out the other end.

Paper Contest

Participated in the
Paper Contest

Be the First to Share

    Recommendations

    • Art Skills Challenge

      Art Skills Challenge
    • Make it Move

      Make it Move
    • Teacher Contest

      Teacher Contest

    Discussions