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Invent and design your own tool

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Use these examples to inspire your own designs for folding tools.

You will need:

  • Card or Paper
  • a pencil
  • scissors
  • something to make a hole with
  • something to attach them all together- a split pin would be ideal.

Instructions

  1. Think about what tools would be useful for you? Do you need a finger prod to keep you on task, or perhaps a key that will open any door?
  2. Draw, design and cut out your tools.
  3. Make a hole at the bottom of each tool in the centre, you can use a hole punch or push a pencil through the hole with blu-tak underneath it.
  4. Make a tool case - cut an oblong piece of card that is bigger than your biggest tool. Then make a hole in it at the bottom like all the others.
  5. Thread and attach them all together (we used a ribbon, or a key chain ring).

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