DIY Car Track

3. 2. 1. GO! 

Wall car tracks from Hot Wheels cost over $30. This project was FREE! 

If you are anything like me, I like free! Just by using a few things you have around the house you can make an awesome wall car track.

What you need: 

  1. 2+ cardboard tubes- wrapping paper tubes work or if you want stronger tubes, Joann’s usually has a pile of free tubes from fabric wrap which is what we used.
  2. Command hooks
  3. Ribbon
  4. tape, x-acto knife or box cutter, a ruler or something with a straight edge.


1st Tube:

Place it against the wall angled down, try a car out to see if you have a good enough slope.

Once you have your slope hang it with 2 command hooks and a ribbon on each. Place the tube so that the ribbon cradles the tube.


2nd Tube:

Take the 2nd tube and align it with the bottom of the sloped 1st tube. Leave 4-5 inches to overlap and mark with a pencil where the 1st tube intersects.  Cut the tube from the end to where the pencil mark is.  My husband helped out =)


The ruler was more for a straight line than for actual measurements.


Next hang your tube just like you did the 1st but in the opposite direction.


You might want to tape the ribbon to the tubes so that they don’t move as much.






Action Jackson was tickled pink and had a blast!