Introduction: Popsicle Stick "Bomb"

Picture of Popsicle Stick "Bomb"

Make an exploding popsicle stick distraction. Throw it and run. The pictures are of toothpicks, which work just as good, but have really small explosions.

Step 1: Get Materials

Easy, easy, easy. Get 5 popsicle sticks(or toothpicks).

Step 2: Arrange

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Arrange 3 of them into order from bottom to top as said: middle, side, and side.

Step 3: Weave...

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Take 1 stick and layer it through the other sticks in the order of: over, under, over. The sticks will start to bend; just be careful.

Step 4: ...And Weave Again

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Take the last stick and weave it the opposite way of: under, over, under.

Step 5: Throw!

Throw and watch it explode!


chrisdinishak (author)2010-03-11

did not explode just fell apart fast

kayvon101 (author)chrisdinishak2015-05-28

I know it just fell apart

autopsychography (author)2008-05-09

Someone actually expected this to turn into a genuine explosive with a hollywood style fireball?

h8864 (author)autopsychography2011-12-22

no, they expected you to turn into a hollywood fireball. YOU NOOB!

zavi zahid (author)2010-02-24

 kanjri di nasal ain tay harami dalla ain koi bomb smb nahin tui ich chaaaar

chi chi chippy (author)2008-10-08

do you trow or toss it?

any way you want

yum399 (author)2009-05-09

that was, weird..

noah1r (author)2009-04-24

put gas on then light it

altrobot (author)2009-04-09

what do they do? like just spread around? it would be better if you set the on fire THEN throw it

FireCrazyAlchemist (author)2008-08-26

i did it with kabob sticks watch out!!!! i threw it at the wall cuz it did esplode first time on ground

kung-fu- (author)2008-03-13

if u did it with strike any where matches woul itflame up and explode

mitchell931993 (author)kung-fu-2008-08-20

it would explode but it would be totally awsome- dont throw it at the carpet tho :(

kung-fu- (author)mitchell9319932008-08-25

true that

knex collector (author)2007-08-28

how does it explode i mean... like put a vid on this

it doesnt explode it fragmentates. the pieces fly in a bunch of different directions. its just a two year old trying to use big persons words.

it doesnt explode it fragmentates. the pieces fly in a bunch of different directions. its just a two year old trying to use big persons words.

Ankush (author)2008-02-16

how do u stick the ends & keep them sticking?

mitchell931993 (author)Ankush2008-08-20

there put on to off each other- if you follow th pattern right they bend towarsd together and hold each other together

LemonyPotatoes (author)2008-07-24

My friend first showed me it in the bathroom, but it didn't work. I saw it work, though.

andrew93 (author)2007-08-29

hey it doesn't even work with toothpicks. they always brake when i'm making it!!!

PyroManiac96 (author)andrew932008-07-19

try soaking them in hot water before putting it together, it makes the wood more flexible

picazorozco (author)andrew932008-02-03

its true

pindalanderz (author)2008-07-04

Interesting design but no noticeable explosion.

kub345 (author)2008-07-03

I have not made it yet but it looks cool

kris142 (author)2008-03-19

yea doesnt xplode

soccrgrl1978 (author)2008-02-07

shut the frog up

joe_conflo (author)2008-01-13

hehe i've been spending 50% of my time with them since 2003.

willehond (author)2008-01-05

I aggree whith ellomate56

lamaman (author)2007-11-21

why should it explode... they're just toothpicks and toothpicks don't explode :D

- creative name - (author)2007-11-15

these don't really "explode" they just send things flying everywhere. but it's still fun

doomrider77 (author)2007-09-24

is this a terrorist organization or what!?

altaria1993 (author)doomrider772007-10-24

this is a internet site..

Santas little helper (author)2007-10-20


ellomate56 (author)2007-09-03

Did you make this to make peopel frustrated?!

Bilsy28 (author)2007-08-30

JL2013 was just trying to pass on a technique his Dad taught him, just cause you know the trick doesn't mean no one else in the world does stopping being such a Jerk, Kneecaps

Ekaj (author)2007-07-14

I can't get mine to work how do you do it??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

mindstorm (author)Ekaj2007-07-30

you half to put the bottem stick on the veary end

mindstorm (author)2007-07-30

thanks i have annoyd my mother

Cameronk (author)2007-07-26

does it reallly matter they are both equally cool... just get over it so what he figured it out and didn't see yours..

hack124x768 (author)2007-07-06

Not really an explosive, But neat idea. How did you bind the top part together?

JL2013 (author)hack124x7682007-07-19

After adding the last 2 sticks, they should be able to stick together on their own.

I MAKE STUFF (author)2007-07-16

im using rounded toothpicks with a point on each end and its fiddley to try to keep them together

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