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Bike Bling

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Bike Bling

In this activity, learners will trick out their bike with crafts and flair. Learners will explore symmetry, cause and effect and design through this activity. Activity incudes step by step instructions with pictures, vocab words and definitions to use, fun facts related to the activity and ways to change it up extend the activity. This activity requires a bike.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
30 to 45 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 14

Resource Type:


Materials List (per student)

  • Bike or scooter (your own, a one from a friend or family member)
  • Ribbon
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Buttons


  • Engineering and Technology
    • Engineering
  • Mathematics
    • Geometry
    • Measurement
  • Physical Sciences
    • Motion and Forces
  • The Nature of Technology
    • The Design Process

Informal Categories

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Games
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Physical Activity


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

Access Rights:

  • Free access



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