DIY Marshmallow Launcher You Can Build Yourself!

A Fun Way to “Propel” Curiosity With The Kids

Time at home creates perfect time for exploration and learning! Even in the face of the pandemic DIY home crafts present an opportunity to fight the boredom. If you are looking for more DIY crafts inspiration, be sure to check up our Pinterest Boards.

One fun craft that you could try with the kids, in the comfort of your house, is the Marshmallow Launcher – a fun and safe activity that will definitely “propel the little ones’ desire to learn and experiment!



– 4 Large Marshmallows

– 7 Bamboo Skewers

– 1 Thin Rubber Band

– 1 Plastic Spoon

– 1 Roll of Masking Tape



1. Using 3 marshmallows and 3 skewers, form a triangle

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

3. Secure the plastic spoon to the end of one skewer with tape

4. Loop the rubber band around the topmost marshmallow

5. Insert spoon skewer through the rubber band and into one of the base marshmallows

Why Little Steps Loves It:​

A fun and safe way for children to explore building simple machines while also applying practical physics!

Who It's Perfect For:

Kids of all ages looking for some fun, time while stuck at home.

What Else:​

Be sure to be careful with the skewers, so nobody gets hurt!

Additional Info:​

You can find everything at the local grocery store!

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