Rubber Band Hack: Master the Art of Chopsticks

Want to Learn How to Make Kid’s Chopsticks?

Have you ever heard the popular phrase, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do?” Plenty of people apply this philosophy when dining out at Chinese and Japanese restaurants by using chopsticks to enjoy their food. However, chopsticks can be tricky to handle for those who are only accustomed to forks.

Chopstick Trainer Instructions:

You won’t go hungry using this rubber band hack (even with the poorest of chopstick skills). All you need is:

  • a rubber band
  • a piece of paper (a portion of a napkin often suffices)
  • a set of chopsticks

Step 1:

how to make kids chopsticks
Roll up a piece of paper and place it between the top of the sticks. Then, wrap a rubber band tightly on that same end (just above the paper).

Step 2:

how to make kids chopsticks

Next, slide the rolled-up piece of paper toward the tightly wound rubber band until they are nestled firmly against each other.

Step 3:

Practice! Practice! Practice!
Using chopsticks is much easier with this chopstick trainer. You can now enjoy your Asian cuisine the Asian way.


Alliance Rubber Company is a family-owned business with humble beginnings that has grown into a thriving American success story. Since 1923, Alliance Rubber has proudly produced rubber bands for use in the home and workplace. Continuing to manufacture its products in the USA, enables Alliance to provide high-quality products, fast service, and fresh stock that is built to last. Alliance Rubber, a women-owned company, manufactures bands that ‘Hold Your World Together.’

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