December 9, 2014

How to make a cup and ball toy! This popular toy was a common gift for children, where you throw a ball attached by string to a cup and try and catch it in the cup.

You’ll need: A hole punch, A cardboard cylinder from a toilet paper role, string 40 cm long, cone shaped paper cup, hammer and nail, and 2 plastic soft drink bottle caps.

Step 1: Punch a hole in the cardboard cylinder close to one end and tie the string through the hole.

Step 2: wedge the paper cup into one end of the cylinder and tape it so that it is secure.

Step 3: Use the hammer and nail to poke a hole in the top of the bottle caps.

Step 4: Tape the caps together to make a “ball” and tie the string through it.

Step 5: To play swing the ball gently and try to catch it in the cup! Have fun!

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