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Making a Wire Toy Car

Making a Wire Toy Car

Lessons from Africa

This key stage 2 or 3 resource shows how scrap wire and waste materials can be re-used and made into toy cars. It is typical for people like Solomon from Uganda to make their own toys out of recycled materials such as wire, bottles and rubber as there often is little money to buy them. Use of locally available resources is one of Send a Cow’s principles as it creates uses out of things that are often seen as waste. Why not have a competition in your class to see who can make the best car? Send a picture in to us using the contact us page.

Watch how a wire car toy is made

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