Beano Makes... Things That Move!

Find out how to make a Paper Rocket, Balloon Hovercraft, Rubber Band Boat and a Hoop Glider!

Create a crazy hovercraft

This balloon powered contraption can slide over almost anything. Find the instructions here

You will need - balloon, sports cap, sticky tack, a blank CD/DVD
Attach the balloon to the top of the sports cap
Wrap sticky tack around the bottom of the sports cap
Press to attach to the CD
Inflate the balloon by blowing through the hole in the CD. Close the sports cap to keep the air in!
Click the cap off to let it go!

Fly a Super-sly glider

Get going with your own paper hoop glider. Go on over to the instructions page here.

You will need - paper, sticky tape, straw, scissors
Fold and trim the paper
Fold into 3 equal strips
Cut them out
Make a hoop and tape it shut
Tape the two strips and make another hoop
Trim the straw with scissors
Attach inside both hoops
And throw!

Make a Radical Rubber Band Boat

Perfect for playing out at the park pond, or wherever else floats your boat! Check this out here

You will need - a plastic tub, 2 rulers, sticky tape, rubber bands, paper clips
Attach the ruler with tape
Tie a rubber band around a clip and poke it through
Repeat on the opposite ruler
Cut the ends off 2 spoons
Tape them together
Slip them between the bands and secure it

Launch the Perfect Paper Rocket

...Well, almost perfect. Become a rocket scientist and get your ideas off the ground here

You will need - a straw, pen, sticky tape, scissors, paper, bottle lid
 Cut a square the length of the straw
Roll the paper square around the straw
Tape the paper roll
Cut out a circle from the paper and remove a triangle
Fold the circle into a cone shape
Cut out two triangles to make the wings of the rocket
Tape the wings and the nose cone to the body and add some decorations or logos with your pen!
Let it go!
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