Project # 4 Make Robot Hand at Home

Spark students' imaginations by creating DIY Robot Hands from paper, straws, and string with this hands-on learning activity from Simple STEAM. Children will hone their engineering and creative thinking skills in this fun activity!

What is a DIY Robot Hand?

The DIY Robot Hand is a simple and inventive engineering activity that will teach children all about the world of robotics! With just using common household materials straws, paper, and string etc. students can create a moving, bendable hand. This activity encourages exploration of robotics, engineering, and creative thinking, making it an ideal STEAM activity for students.


  1. Drinking straws or Paper
  2. String
  3. Small rubber bands
  4. Needle
  5. Cardboard tube or Cardboard
  6. Plastic ball


  1. Scissor
  2. Glue gun

Project # 4 Robot Hand video tutorial of the online session

Abdul Rauf

Teacher, Innovator, Love to create, explore new ways to view & imagine things and then make them real

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