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Science Learn Through Play: Make a Marshmallow Catapult

Science Learn Through Play: Make a Marshmallow Catapult

Science Learn Through Play: Make a Marshmallow Catapult

Make a Marshmallow Catapult!

Ready! Aim! Fire! Stick! Here's a science learn through play activity for kids that will really stick. Get ready with ammunition like small sweets, cereal or mini marshmallows!

What you will need to build your catapult:

  • 4 big marshmallows
  • 6 Skewers
  • 1 thin rubber band
  • 1 plastic or wooden spoon
  • Sticky tape
Make a marshmallow catapult step 1

1. Make a triangle with 3 marshmallows and 3 skewers

Make a marshmallow catapult step 1

2. Use 3 skewers and 1 marshmallow to form a pyramid

Make a marshmallow catapult step 2

3. Tape a spoon onto a skewer

Make a marshmallow catapult step 3

4. Loop the rubber band around the top marshmallow, then insert the spoon skewer through the rubber band and stick it into a marshmallow on the base.

Make a marshmallow catapult step 4

5. Ammunition: Mini marshmallows, breakfast cereals or small sweets.

Make a marshmallow catapult step 6