1 small or medium cardboard box, painted red
6 circles cut from materials of various textures, like felt, sandpaper, corrugated cardboard, shelf liner, painted with black non-toxic craft paint
8 1½ x 3-in. cardboard pieces with notches cut into the edges at the halfway point of each length
Twine, parachute cord, yarn, string
Zip-top bag filled with dry pasta and sealed with duct tape 2 white plastic caps or lids (like those from yogurt containers or milk cartons)
Black duct tape
Glue gun Screwdriver or pointed instrument (like a knitting needle)
Tip: Cardboard absorbs colour, so apply a white base coat first to make sure the red coat looks bright.