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Empty deodorant sticks are used for making Star Racers. There are lots of different kinds to choose from. 

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Glue a plastic felt tip pen top across the two peg halves to make a sled for your Star Racer. A glue gun is quick and easy.

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View your Star Racer from the back or front to make sure it is level. Do this quickly before the glue cools and sets.

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Now attach a pair of identical bottle tops, or large marker pen lids to the sides of the Star Racer for engines.

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Before the glue has had time to cool and set, fix the spoon to the top of your Star Racer as a cockpit canopy.

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Twist or snip apart a plastic clothes peg. The springs are not needed, but may come in handy.

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Peel the labels from the deodorant stick and make sure the outside surface is washed with soapy water to remove grease and oil.

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Glue a wall plug to a third peg half for a front landing leg. Hold it on an angle until the glue sets. 

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Cut the handle from a plastic spoon. A McFlurry spoon is ideal as the plastic is soft and will not shatter when cut. 

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A wall plug glued to the nose of your racer looks great. 

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Trim off any rough edges and bits of unwanted plastic with a craft knife or snippers.

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Glue the deodorant stick to the sled you made earlier. Hold the deodorant stick level until the glue has cooled and set.

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Glue the front landing leg to the nose of your Space Racer and check that it is lined up before the glue sets.

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Squirt glue on the cut end of the spoon. This will be the cockpit canopy. There's no need to glue the entire rim.

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Ask an adult to help spray paint your racer. This is best done outdoors from a washing line on a dry day.

Add the FREE cut out stickers provided and start up your engines.