Kids in Cameroon Create Fascinating Toys Out of Scrap

In Cameroon, a popular toy crafted by kids is a ‘remote controlled’ car or ATV. These are often built from discarded flip-flops (slippers), sardine tins, bamboo or raffia palm, electrical conduit (pipe), rubber and bits of string. These kids are ingenious and create the most fascinating toys from the simplest of materials and tools. 

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DIY Balloon Rocket Car

Earn the Rocketeer Skill by building a rocket vehicle.  Air propulsion can be transferred into forward momentum in wheeled vehicles or even in the water. Weight, balance, and aerodynamics are the key factors to building one successfully. 

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