This is such a fun project! When I realized that my students are able to make a cardboard truck project, I didn’t look back! Kids have been making this project for years and each time, they have a great time.
Overview – How to make a cardboard truck project
Decide on a profile
Plan how to attach the sides
Cut and attach parts
Plan for the axle
Decorating the outside
Optional: Add a motor
These motors do not have to be very expensive.
More about this resource
‘Engineer’ Learning Experience
What is this site?
Puzzle Shift Create is a new approach to education. Students learn how to think for themselves and use real tools to create. This site is a resource for these young creators.
This site is 100% free, 100% teacher-owned, and donations keep it online and growing. Please consider donating.
Useful links for teachers:
This site holds the resources for Innovative Arts class, a class that replaced our technology class in our middle school. Students learn to create as engineers, designers, and more. At the same time, we are learning about our brains/mindsets (‘Puzzle‘), engage technology (‘Shift‘) and the creative process (‘Create‘).