Balloon Cup Shooters
Your friends and family better watch out! After you make your Balloon Cup Shooter no one will be safe. Turn a cup into a shooter with little more than tape and a balloon.
Your friends and family better watch out! After you make your Balloon Cup Shooter no one will be safe. Turn a cup into a shooter with little more than tape and a balloon. See how good your aim is and see how far your balls go! Work with friends to have a fun battle!
Ping pong ball
Step 1: Cut out the bottom of a cup. Tape edges so it’s not sharp.
Step 2: Cut the balloon in half, and stretch it around the top of the cup and tape it.
Step 3: Tie the balloon, use the tied part to pull back the balloon.
Step 4: Decorate the shooter.
Step 5: Pull back the balloon to shoot ping pong balls!
Step 6: See how good your aim is, see how far it goes!
Step 7: Create a target and play with your friends. See how many points you get!
Makers will learn how to make basic thrust with this fun and simple activity. They will learn and see how to make ping pong balls into projectiles. They can also shoot out different objects to see how results change. Makers can turn any small object into a projectile with their shooters.
The activity can help spark a kid's creative thinking skills. Balloon Cup Shooters show how you can turn any simple supplies around the house into a fun game. Balloon Cup Shooters are also a great way to compete and play with friends.
Maker Fun Fact!
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was the first person to describe projectile motion accurately! Learn more!