Make a Giant Rubber Band Ball

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The rubber band ball I made a few years ago. 

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Well, I’m not sure if it’s a GIANT rubber band ball, but I think I’ll cross this one off the list for now. I finished off this item a couple years ago and although taking the time to undergo such a pursuit may seem fairly boring or like a waste of time, I can assure you guys it was a lot of fun!

If you’re looking to make your own rubber band ball, I’d suggest buying colored rubber bands, as I found it more interesting working with different colors.

Since I don’t have much else to say about my own experience with this activity, I figured I’d provide you with a video tutorial on how to make a rubber band ball.  In the video, he starts off with only rubber bands, but if you find it easier, I’d also suggest wrapping the rubber bands around a rolled up ball of tin foil.

Also, if you’re interested here’s some statistics and photos of the largest rubber band ball ever thus far.

Finally, here are some fun facts about rubber bands.

So has anyone else ever made a rubber band ball or plans on adding this one to his or her bucket lists? Tell me about your experiences!

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22 Responses to Make a Giant Rubber Band Ball

  1. Annette says:

    So fun! I have one that is about half that size, so I am not going to check it off my list just yet!

  2. hafong says:

    Thanks for the idea! I’m sure my dog will love playing with one. I wonder how long it will last.:-)

  3. sexmafia says:

    I had one once, but the rubber bands got old and hard and cracked. It kind of fell apart.

    -Daddy, from SM

  4. Chris Nelson says:

    This made me smile and giggle. Thanks!

  5. mamamlk says:

    Rubber band ball! Never thought of it. I’ve seen people make them or have them in tv shows, but never though of making one. How long did that take?

  6. I once threw a rubber band ball on the floor and i had no idea it would have such an incredible rebound. It hit me right in the face! 😀

  7. love your blog! if anyone is interested, check out mine and follow me as well. getting this thing up and running, great content daily!

  8. Sharon J. Gramling says:

    Your blog is fun and full of life… what a great idea! The tips were a really nice touch; God bless your fanciful mind, my dear. =0)

  9. I actually purchased one :/

  10. Rob Couch says:

    I also have made a Elastic Band Ball many years back and found it to be very fun and even relaxing at times , min is a lill biger then one in ur pick ill try to post a pick , Question I have is now that I go back after many years I find most of the elastic bands are dry and cracking , did u use anything to keep then from drying out ??

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