Pizza Box Basketball

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Introduction: Pizza Box Basketball

Hi everyone!

This is a fun and easy project with zero cost. 

It's great when you are bored in class or in the office (make sure no one is watching you!). You can also put it over you trash can in your room.

What you will need for this project:

Scissors

Stapler

Color marker

1 x Pizza Box or a piece of cardboard

4 x Memo cards

1 x Clear plastic disposable cup

1 x Paper clip

Step 1: Making the Board

1. Cut a 5" x 7" (15cm x 17.5cm) piece from the pizza box / cardboard.

2. Cover the cardboard with the memo's using the stapler (You can trim a 5" x 7" piece from a magazine / newspaper or even print your own design and use it to cover the cardboard).

3. Use the marker to mark the borders and the inside square.

Step 2: Making the Hoop

1. Cut off the bottom of the plastic cup using the scissors.

2. Draw diagonal lines all around the cup from the top of the cup to the bottom left.

3. Draw diagonal lines all around  the cup from the top of the cup to the bottom right.

4. Staple the top of the cup to the bottom of the board.

Step 3: Making the Stand

1. Cut a 5" x 12" piece of cardboard. Cut a 5" x 5" piece of cardboard.

2. Mark and cut two 2.5" lines at the bottom of the larger piece of cardboard.

3. Split the bottom of the larger cardboard and staple it to the smaller piece.

4. Staple the stand to the board.

5. Use a paper clip on the back of the stand to stabilize it (Staple the paperclip)

Step 4: Start Playing!


1. Make paper trash balls.

2. Start shooting!

3. Have fun!!!

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