Toy tractor

Get rid of everything from plastic drink bottles to old CDs in the process of making this toy tractor. (Alexandra Grablewski/Disney FamilyFun magazine/MCT)

Soda-bottle tractor

Thanks to its jumbo rear wheels made from cardboard disks and old CDs, this green machine is surprisingly speedy. A seat cut from the corner of a soap box makes the perfect perch for toy tractor operators.

You will need:
8 (3}-inch diameter)
cardboard disks
Yellow duct tape
Black tape
6 CDs
Pushpin
3 wooden skewers, cut into two 5-inch pieces and one 3}-inch piece
Glue dots
Fabric measuring tape
Clean plastic 20-ounce bottle
Scissors
Straw, cut into two 3-inch pieces
Milk-jug caps (we used 2 yellow and 1 green)
5 small hex nuts (we used 7/16-inch)
3 yellow soda-bottle caps
Empty soap box
Large black bottle cap