Create an entertaining and imaginative archery game with popsicle sticks! This DIY tutorial is ideal for people who are new to crafting and is great for a family activity. Follow our simple instructions to make your own archery toy.
Are your kids a fan of archery?! Give their ambitions a push by letting them play with this amazing toy craft! Create it on your own with the help of this step-by-step tutorial that will definitely lead you to good results! Buying toys from the market can be a little expensive so craftworks are the best as a budget-friendly alternative moreover, kids love to play and admire those toys and things which they make on their own! Let them unleash their creativity and innovative skills through this toy craft-making! CGrab the materials and let’s begin!
DIY Popsicle Sticks Archery Toy For Kids
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- Popsicle Sticks
- Hot Glue Gun
- Plastic Rubber Bands
- Plastic Bottle Cap
- Craft Needle
- Wooden Stick
Step 1: Taking A Bottle Cap
Start by taking a plastic bottle cap.
Step 2: Cutting Out 2 Triangles
Using scissors, cut out 2 triangles from the curved boundary of the cap. Make sure to make cutouts right opposite to each other.
Step 3: Pasting The Cap Over A Popsicle Stick
Using hot glue, paste the bottle cap on the top half of the popsicle stick. Make sure to keep the cutouts over the stick.
Step 4: Making Holes On Another Popsicle Stick
Using a craft needle, make holes on each side of another popsicle stick as shown in the image.
Step 5: Pasting The Popsicle Sticks Together
Using hot glue, paste the holed popsicle stick from behind the bottle cap stick. Make sure to stick it in a cross manner and right behind the bottle cap.
Step 6: Pasting A Wooden Stick Piece
Cut out a small piece of wooden stick using scissors and using hot glue paste it to the below end of the bottle cap.
Step 7: Securing A Popsicle Stick Arrow With Rubber Band
Cut out a small arrow from the popsicle stick using scissors. Place the arrow over the wooden stick to bend it ahead. Now, using a plastic rubber band tie knots over the bent part of the arrow to secure it over the stick downwards.
Step 8: Working The Holder
This arrow will be a holder and push it from behind to check if it’s making a see-saw-like structure.
Step 9: Cutting Out A Plastic Rubber Band
Using scissors, cut open a plastic rubber band.
Step 10: Securing The Rubber Band Into The Popsicle Stick Holes
Put the ends of the rubberband into the horizontal stick holes and from behind the stick, stick the ends using hot glue.
Step 11: Stretching The Rubberband To The Holder
Stretch the rubber band from the center to the holder you made at the end of the stick and open the holder and release it to secure the rubberband in it.
Step 12: Inserting A Cotton Bud Into The Bottle Cap
Insert a cotton earbud from the front top triangle hole to the back. This will become the arrow of your bow.
Your Bow And Arrow Craft Is Ready!
Push open the holder to release the rubberband which will give a push to the arrow and see your arrow going straight! What a fun craft!
Score! You have successfully made your archery toy craft in no time!
You can now play with this craft toy all day long rather than playing and engaging over the devices and screens! Show it off to your friends and family and let them admire your amazing craft! You can also flaunt your crafting skills and creativity by teaching them you make it too! You all can have a fun time together creating and playing with it! This craft has so many benefits in itself! So, what are you waiting for? Grab the opportunity and create it now!
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