Materials List: The Boxes Go Mobile:
Balancing Hanging Boxes with Levers

  • boxes and leftover scraps from the New Boxes from Old activity
  • ~20 36-inch dowel rods, 3/16ths of an inch diameter; available in hardware stores and hobby shops for ~30 cents each
  • 2 or 3 utility knives, or inexpensive paring knives
  • 1 or 2 single-hole punches
  • 2 or 3 spools of regular sewing or heavy thread
  • white glue and/or clear nail polish, a few bottles
  • several sheets of poster paper, in a variety of colors