How to Make a Slingshot Out of a Balloon
A slingshot is a small homemade ‘weapon’ normally made out of wood in the shape of a "Y" with an elastic band on both ends that is used to throw projectiles at a great distance. In this article we show you how to make a slingshot out of a balloon. It's very simple to make and can be a fun craft to create with children, although its use should be supervised with young children as it can provide a safety risk. In the following oneHOWTO video we'll show you how easy it can be so that you can do it yourself. Objects which are fired from it should be soft enough to not incur significant damage when fired from the slingshot. You can also create a makeshift target and use it as a points based game.
- Never use this toy weapon against a living creature as it can be harmful.