Sunday 3 July 2016


Balloon Rocket


1. 1 balloon (round ones will work, but the longer “airship” balloons work best)
2. 1 long piece of kite string (about 10-15 feet long)
3. 1 plastic straw
4. Tape

Directions from

1. Tie one end of the string to a chair, door knob, or other support.

2. Put the other end of the string through the straw.

3. Pull the string tight and tie it to another support in the room.

4. Blow up the balloon (but don’t tie it.) Tape  one end of the balloon to the straw as shown above.

5. Let go and watch the rocket fly!

Video Demonstration:

Additional Information:

We tried this today, while Baby C was taking her nap. J was 7Y3M28D old. He enjoyed it very much :-)


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