Jaylene was enthusiastic to create a catapult, another Think! project.

The materials:
6 sticks, a pen, sticky tack, elastic bands, tape and she substituted a spoon for the paper cup. 

catapult materials

And of course pompoms to catapult around. Pompoms have been a big hit around here these days. Jayden loves putting them in a container, and then dumping them on his head. Giggles galore! Back to the catapult. This is what she came up with…


Loading it up…

catapult loading

Ready… Aim…

catapult ready aim...


catapult fire!

It works!

catapult success

And here’s a video. She’s a little silly at the end, delirious with her success.

Video catapult

Originally uploaded by Julie K in Taiwan