Mouse Trap is always used for hunting mice and placing them from one place to another. But today, we will build a creative method to move the mousetrap. So, in today’s article, we will teach you how to make a mousetrap car.
After looking at the agenda, let us now proceed toward the requirements list that is essential to make a mousetrap car.
- Duct Tape
- Elastic Bands or Rubber Bands
- Four Eye Hooks
- Heavy Cardboard
- Dowels or Skewers
- Utility Dowels
Steps To Make A Mousetrap Car
Step 1: The first step is to take a cardboard and cut it in a circular shape. It will be the wheels for our car. After creating circles, make tiny holes inside them.
Cutting the Wheels
Step 2: The second step is to remove the teeth and snap-arm from the mousetrap.
Removing the teeth and Snap-Arm
Step 3: In the next step, take thick cardboard, place the mouse trap over it, and then cut it.
Placing the Mouse Trap on Hard Cardboard
Step 4: In the following step, attach the mousetrap to the cardboard and stick it using clear packaging tape.
Applying Clear Packaging Tape.
Step 5: Now, take some eye hooks and fix them at the bottom of the chassis and align them.
Attaching Eye Hooks
Step 6: Take two skewers and insert them into the eye holes.
Step 7: Now, attach the wheels inside the skewers and then wrap them with the elastic band.
Fixing the Wheels
Step 8: Take a string and tie it with the mousetrap.
- We recommend you use a strong cardboard
Things To Remember
- Make sure you fix all the materials appropriately
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer with expertise in science projects and experiments. Saquib’s work focuses on integrating scientific concepts with practical applications, making complex ideas accessible and exciting for learners of all ages. In addition to his practical work, Saquib has authored several articles, research papers, and educational materials.