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This project is pretty simple, you just get right supplies and follow our directions and you'll have a cool catapult! We did this project because it s...
Get all supplies set up and ready to go. Make sure you have everything we listed.
Take three popsicle sticks and glue together with hot glue gun in the flat side of stick. (Repeat 2 more times.)
Take rubber bands and wrap around both ends of glued together popsicle sticks ( Do this step to the rest of the glued popsicle sticks)
Take clothes pin and attatch on both ends of glued together popsicle sticks. Pointing side ways ( does not mater if it is left or right)
Slide another glued popsicle sticks into openings of clothes pin and glue them together. After you finish this step what you have made so far should l...
Glue two clothes pins into the side of one of the clothes pin, pointing straight up. Shown in picture if confused.
Glue the last glued popsicle sticks across the 2 clothes pin you inserted on the last step.
Take 1 clip and attatch it on the popsicle sticks under the popsicle sticks you inserted last step. Silver handles pointing up.
Take silver handle pointing to the back off the clip you put on last step.
tape plastic spoon to the silver handle that you didn't take off from the clip.
Take 1 or 2 rubber bands and tape the front of the rubber band on the glued popsicle sticks going across the top. After doing this step you should be...
Pull back rubber band and tape on the back of the plastic spoon.
After you have done all that you should be able to pull back spoon and release and it will shoot something! Do not shoot something sharp, big, pointy,...
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