Popsicle Stick Catapult! Ages 3+

The boys loved the Popsicle Stick Catapult!

Materials
2 large popsicle sticks
4 popsicle sticks
tape
2 rubberbands
plastic bottle top (I have seen people do this with a plastic spoon too)
little piece of play dough to make a ball (pom poms work good too)

Posted by LEARN as you PLAY- Preschool Activities on Saturday, June 9, 2018

First tape four popsicle sticks together.
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Next hot glue a bottle top to one of the large popsicle sticks. Then rubber band the two large popsicle sticks together.
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Put the 4 small popsicle sticks in between the 2 large popsicle sticks and push them up to the front. Then wrap a rubber band around to hold the small popsicles in place.
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Load your play dough ball and you’re ready to Catapult!
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We turned it into a game! Try to get the ball in the cups! Jalen tried many techniques!
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