Paper Plane Crossbow

Introduction: Paper Plane Crossbow

we will be making a paper plane crossbow.


hot glue

Popsicle sticks

rubber band

post-it notes

Step 1: Crossbow Paper Airplane Flyer

How To Make a Popsicle Stick Crossbow to fly Paper Airplanes

Step 2: Material Needed:

Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks 10 Popsicle Sticks

1 Rubber Band 1 Post it Note paper

Knife or Box Cutter Ruler


Step 3: Step 1

Cut Rounded tip off 3 of the Popsicle Sticks

Step 4: Step 2

Cut 1/8 in. notch in the top of two popsicle sticks 1/2 in. from the rounded tip

Step 5: Step 3

Stack the 3 Popsicle sticks on top of each other with the middle stick 1/4 in down from

the top and bottom.

Step 6: Step 4

Glue sticks together

Step 7: Step 5

Take 1 Popsicle Stick and mark the center

Step 8: Step 6

Glue to the cut side of the stacked sticks

Step 9: Step 7

Take the Rubber Band and cut it to make a straight band.

Step 10: Step 8

Glue on end of the rubber band to the front of the single stick about 1/2 in from rounded


Step 11: Step 9

Run the Rubber Band around the rounded tip, across the back of the single stick, around

the other rounded tip, make sure the Rubber Band stays straight and snug

Step 12: Step 10

Glue other side of Rubber Band and remove any extra rubber band.

Step 13: Step 11

Make a Plane out of the Post It Note

Step 14: Step 12

Pull back the rubber band

Step 15: Step 13

Insert Plane

Step 16: Step 14

Release Rubber Band

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