Materials required 

For each team of 3 or 4:

  • Brazil nut with shell
  • 1 of each of the following nuts with shells: filbert, pecan, almond, peanut, walnut
  • 1 sheet stiff paper 18 x 22 inch
  • Masking tape
  • Empty soup can with one lid removed
  • About 300 pennies (or washers about penny size and weight)

Time required 

30 minutes