recycle toys

3
phyllis mcdaniel

By
@pjcrafty

i wanted something very special and different for my granddaughter, whom is graduating med. college, she is big into autos, well, this is what i came up with.
i found this toy car at a neighborhood goodwill store, only cost me a dollar, tore it apart, this is what i came up with.
and here we have; STUBBY was born.!!!!!!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
granddaughter

Ingredients

  • 1
    toy car
  • ·
    white coated wire
  • ·
    electrical safety plugs (prongs cut off)
  • ·
    plastic caps
  • ·
    magic marker
  • ·
    super glue
  • ·
    short steel pegs (about 1
  • ·
    wood burning tool
  • ·
    wood burning pencil point tip
  • 2
    pennies

How to Make recycle toys

Step-by-Step

  1. when you find your car you want, dismantle it, see what you have to work with:
  2. me, i had 4 tires, and axle, 4 hubs, and 4 rims, along with a few plastic gears from the inside.
    i took a hub and inserted it in one of the tires, on the bottom, then with a woodburning tool, using the pencil point tip, burnt three holes in the tire at random locations, on the top side of the tire, the tire is laying on it's side with the hub on the bottom, in these holes i inserted one steel peg in each hole, put some super glue around each peg, then, i already have my tires on the axle, i laid it across the top of the tire laying down on it's side,
    in the other tire, again burn three more random holes, spread the tire, around the pegs with super glue, all over the tire, match up holes in top tire with pegs in bottom tire and sandwich them together, next, i glued a penny on the end of each wheel, so no matter what she does, i'll still have my two cents worth in it.
  3. next, i cut some little short pieces of white coated wire to make eye lashes, glued on my gears for eyes and mouth, with a black magic marker color centers of gears.
    MAGIC, STUBBY WAS BORN, and it rolls too.

Printable Recipe Card

About recycle toys

Course/Dish: Other Non-Edibles
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #recycle



Show 4 Comments & Reviews

17 Go-To Crock Pot Dinner Recipes

17 Go-To Crock Pot Dinner Recipes


Crock Pot recipes are one of our favorite go-to family dinners. Letting the slow cooker do all the work makes getting dinner ready a hassle-free event. Soup, pot roast, chicken, and pork are just some of the easy and delicious Crock Pot dinner ideas you’ll find in this roundup.

12 Yummy Ways to Use Bananas That’s Not in Banana Bread

12 Yummy Ways to Use Bananas That’s Not in Banana Bread


It seems no matter how hard we try, eating a bunch of bananas before they turn brown is a challenge. What happens when bananas get a little too ripe? It’s time to make banana bread. Or is it? If you want to make banana bread, check out 11 of our best banana bread recipes. But, […]

17 Recipes With Avocado That Go Beyond Guacamole

17 Recipes With Avocado That Go Beyond Guacamole


You can’t make guacamole without avocados. But they are good in many more recipes too. Rich and creamy, use them in deviled eggs or a dip. They complete fish tacos and are a tasty addition to burgers. If you’re craving avocado but don’t want guac (gasp), remember these recipes. They will curb your avocado craving […]