Any of you crafty people get stuck “helping” your kids with their school projects? Ok I enjoyed helping my daughter with this one. This one was more fun than her Chemistry Orbital Model project last year.

Supplies Used:

  • 16 oz can from food item
  • 16 oz can from food item
  • 5/8” wooden dowel for axle
  • 1/4″ wooden dowel for handles
  • 1 ½” metal washers for wheels
  • 2 eye bolts
  • White nylon rope string
  • Medicine cup for bucket
  • Decorative paper
  • Glue & Paint

simple machines wheel and axle project for physics

simple machines wheel and axle project for physics

simple machines wheel and axle project for physics

simple machines wheel and axle project for physics

simple machines wheel and axle project for physics