Very easy and kids friendly mini crossbow made from clothes pegs, cotton buds and rubber bands.

This was my first ever DIY project in my life. I was about 6 years old when my uncle showed me how to make this.

There is not much to say about this instructable when you look at the picture. But here is a little walkthrough.

Step 1: What You Need

1 clothes peg (wooden or plastic)

2 cotton buds

2 rubber bands

Step 2: Pull Off the Cotton of One Side of One Cotton Bud and Both Sites of the Other Cotton Bud.

Step 3: Push One Cotton Bud Through the Center of the Clothes Peg.

Step 4: Wrap One Rubber Band Around the Cotton Bud As Shown on the Picture.

Step 5: Wrap the Other Rubber Band Around the End of the Clothes Peg. Not to Tight!

Step 6: Place One End of the First Rubber Band in Place Over the Other Rubber Band.

Step 7: The Arrow

The other cotton bud is our arrow.
You have to make a nock at the end of the arrow. I used the edge of a sharpening stone.

Step 8: Ready

Place the arrow in the crossbow and push on the clothes peg to shoot.

My nine year old loves it!

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