How to Make a Star With a Rubberband

By Contributing Writer
Make a Star With a Rubberband

Rubber bands have been around since the middle of the 19th century. The rubber tree hails from the equator, and the Mayan civilization used the rubber for years. Christopher Columbus brought some rubber products back to Europe. Many years later, Thomas Perry patented the rubber band in England. Rubber is used in thousands of products today. Rubber bands are perhaps one of the most common and versatile of the products. They are used in many industries, offices and homes. With these steps, learn how to easily take a rubber band and transform it into a star.

Step 1

the rubber band, loop, it, your thumb

Take the rubber band and loop it over your thumb and index finger.

Step 2

Reach, the bottom loop, the top loop, your other index finger

Reach under the bottom loop and hook the top loop with your other index finger. Pull the loop out.

Step 3

Twist the loop once.

Twist the loop once.

Step 4

Place the loop on your pinkie.

Place the loop on your pinkie.

Step 5

your index finger, the loop, your thumb

Push your index finger down through the loop on your thumb.

Step 6

the loop, the index finger

Push through to get to the loop on the index finger.

Step 7

it, your finger, the loop

Hook it onto your finger and pull the loop out.

Step 8

your middle finger, the loop, the middle finger

Take your middle finger and hook the loop coming from the middle finger.

Step 9

that loop, your star

Pull that loop down and your star is complete.