While many methods exist for building different sizes of catapults, build a simple catapult by attaching craft sticks together with rubber bands, and then gluing a bottle cap to one of the original sticks. This catapult is suitable for launching marshmallows or pom-poms.
Use a small paintbrush or sponge to paint both sides of 10 large craft sticks. Use non-toxic craft paint that dries quickly. Allow the paint to dry completely before proceeding.
Stack two craft sticks on top of one another, and connect them at one end by wrapping a rubber band around the end. Keep wrapping the rubber band as many times as you can.
Stack the remaining craft sticks. Secure the stack at either end with a rubber band wrapped around it until it's tight.
Pry apart the end of the two-stick stack. Center the eight-stick stack between the two sticks so they are perpendicular to each other. Slide the eight-stick stack down to the end.
Attach the stacks together with a rubber band at the intersection point. Use a crisscross for the rubber bands to ensure stability.
Attach the bottle cap to the outer end of one of the sticks of the two-stick stack with hot glue.
To make a duct tape wallet, form a double-sided sheet of duct tape, cut it to a 9- by 7-inch rectangle, and finish the long sides by folding a narrow strip of duct tape over each edge. Fold the rectangle in half lengthwise, crease the rectangle, and secure the ends with tape.Full Answer >
Once you have finished a potholder, you need to create a crocheted edge as you take it off the loom. You can use the hook tool that comes with the kit, but a crochet hook usually works better. Either way, taking your finished potholder off of the loom is a fairly easy process.Full Answer >
There are many free patterns available on the Internet for crocheting an afghan, but if one wants to quickly crochet a thick one, they will need at least three skeins of yarn, a Q-size hook and tapestry needles. The pattern uses a 50 chain.Full Answer >
To crochet a bag, start with a crochet chain, join it into a loop and single crochet all the way around until you have a tube. To complete the bag, crochet the closure, bottom and patches to attach the handle, and assemble the bag with whip stitches.Full Answer >