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Beano Makes – Pencil Catapult

How to make some epic pencil-powered projectiles!

Beano Video Team
Last Updated:  September 25th 2016

You Will Need

- 6 pencils- Rubber bands- A spoon- Ammo (sweets, bottle caps and scrunched up paper all work well!)- Some help from a grown-up!

Step 1

Take three pencils and wrap them together using rubber bands

Step 2

Use the other three pencils to make a frame, fixed with more rubber bands

Step 3

Attach the spoon onto the thick side of the frame with (…you guessed it…) more rubber bands

Step 4 - Done!

Place your ammo in the spoon, pull back- making sure you don't aim at anybody's face - and fire!