Introduction: The Thing Part 5 Catapult

Today we will be making a catapult, with this catapult you can shoot small objects, like cotton balls at your friends. This is a very simple project so if you aren't very good at DIY this is a good pick for you. It will take you only around 5-10 minutes. So let's get started!


You will need

  • Popsicle sticks (preferably the large ones) 12x
  • Rubberbands 3x
  • And your creativity
  • Hot glue
  • Bottle cap x1

Step 1: Make the Base

For starters, you need to make the base, take 10 popsicle sticks and tie them together with rubber bands at one side.

Step 2: Step Two

Then on the other side where you didn't tie it, put in one popsicle through the first one on the bottom.

Step 3: Part 3

Then tie the other side with another rubber band.

Step 4: Step 4

Take your last popsicle stick and put it diagonally from the one on the bottom then tie it with rubber bands.

Step 5: Step 5

Use hot glue to attach the bottle cap on the popsicle stick, this would be the holder for the object you want to throw.

Step 6: Your Done

Great Job, you're done.

Have fun playing with your new catapult

Step 7: Citations