- Hot Glue
- Ruler or Tape Measure
- Wooden Dowels
- Craft Foam
- Scissors and/or X-acto Knife
Step 1: cut out 2 pieces of cardboard the are 17″ long and 3/4″ wide
Step 2: cover in tan paper
Step 3: cut out 2 “X” shapes for supports under the beam. Cover them in paper and glue them on to the bottom of the beam.
Step 4: cut out 2 rectangles of cardboard, cover them with paper, and glue them to the bottom of the “X” shape in Step 3 to make the balance beam stand on its own
Step 5: cut wooden dowels according to the quantity and dimensions below
Step 6: glue together as shown below. Glue three of the 8″ pieces for the low bar and the two 12″ pieces glued with the last 8″ piece for the high bar.
Step 7: Cut out a rectangle piece of cardboard large enough to fit underneath the bars with about 7″ of space between them and cover it with craftfoam
Step 8: cut out craft foam pieces for mats to go underneath the bars and beam. The blue will go around the balance beam and the red will go around the bars. (See slideshow)
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