How toHow To Build A Wind-Up Creature
7 steps
What you’ll need
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Wind Up Mechanism
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Jumbo Craft Sticks
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Two or more per project
Alternate Material: Glue Dots
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Thin Plastic 1.25” Wheels
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0.75” Cut Piece Of Plastic Straw
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1.75” Cut Piece Of 2mm Wooden Dowel
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Craft Foam - Any Size
Check forward on wind-up & hot glue craft stick. Avoid glue in gears! High tack glue dots work also.
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Attach piece of straw - this is your axle bearing. Glue dots work here as well.
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Insert axle and attach wheels to each end of the dowel. Use hot glue or adhesive media to secure.
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Design a craft foam creature, and cut it out. Permanent markers work best.
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Attach to the base. You can use adhesive tapes or hot glue.
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Test it out!
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Optionally - you don’t need wheels! Try building with assorted craft materials
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