Make a recycled Tin Can Robot with Mike Badger

Available now!

Mike Badger makes fun sculpture from recycled materials including tin cans and found metal objects. 

The sculpture he creates is inspired by tin plate toys from his youth but there is also an underlying environmental message regarding the importance of recycling.

You will need

  • 2/3 tin cans (washed with labels removed)
  • A small off cut of 2×1 wood- approx 8 inches in length.
  • Panel pins
  • Small hammer
  • Tin snips (or strong scissors) 
  • A small used light bulb or valve

If there is a work bench at home use that, or alternatively use a suitable floor

Suitable for teenagers in Year 8 and above. ADULT SUPERVISION REQUIRED AT ALL TIME.