Tin Can Cable Car

A kit to recycle your soft drink can into a fully functional cable car.
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Make your own cable car to zip along your bedroom or classroom using a recycled soft drink can. This clever STEM kit by 4M Kidz Labz teaches simple machines and the value of recycling.

It includes everything needed to make a motorised cable car, just add a soft drink can! You will assemble everything from the motor, to the support and pulley systems.

Once completed, hang it in your room to send messages and small objects back and forth, up and down for hours!

Age: 8 +

What You Get

Tin Can Cable Car by 4M. Box dimensions: 25 x 18 x 8cm. Requires 2 x AAA batteries (not included). You also need to recycle a used can to complete the project.


  • 1 Wheel Support
  • 1 Reversing Shaft
  • 2 Cable stop halves (4 pcs)
  • 1 Medium pulley wheel
  • 1 Large Pulley wheel
  • 1 Motor housing
  • 1 Battery cover
  • 1 Motor Cover
  • 2 Side wheel locks
  • 2 Side wheels
  • 1 Swivel joint lock
  • 4 Terminal caps
  • 4 screws
  • 1 can spindle
  • 1 motor
  • 1 Elastic band


  • Simple Machines
  • Recycling
  • Forces

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.

More Information
Length (cm) 25
Width (cm) 18
Height (cm) 8
Age Group 7-8 Years, 9-10 Years, 11-12 Years
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