Gravity makes a toy car go down a ramp. It's the same force that keeps objects stuck to the ground and makes dropped objects fall.
Gravity is a natural attractive force between two bodies. In this case, the bodies are the car and the Earth. Surprising to many, gravity is the weakest natural force known, It is only evident in our daily lives only because the Earth is so massive: about 5,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 times as much as a rather large 1-kg toy car. In space, without the Earth's gravity, two toy cars would attract each other, but the force between them would be so weak it would take many years before they touched.Learn More
A balloon car is easy to construct by using an empty water bottle to form the chassis, or the car's body, and mounting a balloon on it to power the vehicle. The balloon provides the necessary jet power for the balloon car.Full Answer >
A simple wind-powered toy car can be made from cardboard, using a house fan for power. Other designs include a rear propeller instead of a house fan to propel the car.Full Answer >
The oldest toy in the world is the stick, according to the National Toy Hall of Fame. Since ancient times, children used sticks for batting items, throwing, playing with an animal or in creative play. Although the stick is considered the oldest toy, there are others that date back thousands of years, such as the doll, spinning top and yo-yo.Full Answer >
A toy hammock, often used to keep toys neat and tidy, can be created with stretch fabric. The fabric is sewn in a triangle shape to form a hammock, then hung in the corner of the room. You need stretch fabric, thread of matching color, craft cord to make the hammock, and three hooks to hang it with.Full Answer >