Slingshot Straw Rockets - Engineering Projects for Kids





Introduction: Slingshot Straw Rockets - Engineering Projects for Kids

Simple and inexpensive to build. The slingshot rocket may take a little practice to use, but the payoff is well worth it as you launch it over 50'!

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made this with 6 and 4 year old grandchildren. 6 yr old successful in launching it himself. Very cool. Thanks a bunch.

Where did the instructions go? They aren't there. The video works, though.

The video contains the instructions :)

I guess this doesn't need instructions if it has ones on a video. I got your book and tried to make this. It failed miserably, so I will have to try again with video instructions. I will post how it comes out.

Feel free to post pictures and/or share what went wrong. Happy to help if I can.

There was a video for this project, but now it has disapeared. Can you tell me how to view it?


Thanks for alerting me. I'm also having this issue. I've created a bug report in the forums, and will hopefully have this resolved soon.

I purchased a membership on the premise that the download button would give you access to the the full instructions of this activity. What is seen on the page is what you get in the download along with the choice of whether you want comments and/or common activities (why I would want to waste data on downloading comments?). While it is buyer beware, the membership of this site does not offer the bang for the buck you spend. Lesson learned.

This is a great video and project, written steps would be beneficial.

Thanks! Just made a sample, and will be using this in my class tomorrow.