how do you make a jump rope out of rubber bands?
i love doing crafts and making things and i heard you can make jump ropes out of rubber bands and i want to know how
i know you can buy kits and was wondering if any one has ever bought one
- Anonymous1 decade agoBest Answer
Make It Yourself Rubber Band Jump rope kits are available online and at a lot of learning stores and toy stores. The kits generally include rubber bands, along with either wooden or plastic handles to put on each end. You do not need to purchase a kit to make a rubber band jump rope, but the kits already include clean rubber bands and the handles so some people believe that purchasing a kit makes it easy,because there are the right number of rubber bands already included and you are ready to just sit down and make it, complete with fully illustrated instructions. Some of the kits include latex bands which they claim hold up longer then regular rubber bands.
The directions that someone else already gave are probably the best instructions for making one yourself without a kit.
Good luck to you!
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- WillekeLv 71 decade ago
You can 'tie' the bands together by pulling on end of the free on through the end of the chain (or the first) and then the other end of the free one through the first end. Pull on till the knot is closed into a square knot or reef knot. Close into a loop by tying one band into a reef knot going through both ends of the chain first.
But it will be a lot of work and not strong.
If you want to jump with elastic, try to get a card of elastic as used to be used in sewing. Or go to the toy store, they might have special made elastic jump ropes.
You jump ropes like these by having two people standing at the ends, inside the loop, loop round their ankles.
You jump first with one foot on each side of the loop, next within the loop, next pick one side up with your feet while skipping over the other, so you are within the loop the loop crossed over.
And so on.
After all jumps have been done by all people you raise the elastic to your knees, hips, armpits,....
If you miss a jump you have to replace the person standing in the loop, or stand out at the side.
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- RudolphLv 44 years ago
jump rope rubber bands
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