Monday, September 8, 2014

Craft Stick Catapult


These craft stick catapults are fun and simple to put together and are a great boredom buster for when you're stuck indoors.



My boys had so much fun playing with their little catapults!


They had a great time seeing how high and how far they could shoot their pom-poms.






Want to have a blast with your own catapults?  Follow the instructions below to make your own!



Gather your supplies: large craft sticks, rubber bands, bottle caps, pom-pom balls (for launching)


Stack seven craft sticks together and bind them at each end using a rubber band.


In the center of your bound sticks place a stick at the top and underneath, perpendicular to the others.  Bind together with rubber bands as shown below.


Bind the tip closed with another rubber band.


Glue the bottle cap 1/2 inch from the end of the stick.  You will need room for your finger to pull back the stick and launch the pom-pom balls.


Have fun with your new catapult!



4 comments:

  1. Please put a pinterest button on these.

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  2. I am pinning this! These would make perfect catapults for a game of angry birds! Thanks.

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  3. Thanks so much for sharing on craft schooling Sunday, my boys are gonna flip over this one!

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  4. This is so much fun! My nephew will love this. Pinned it from your Kid Crafts Pinterest board :-).

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