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Girl playing with marshmallow catapult
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5 from 3 votes

Marshmallow Catapults

Kids can make these easy marshmallow catapults with just a couple of supplies and have a blast launching mini marshmallows across the room!
Prep Time20 mins


  • 7 Wood/Bamboo Skewers
  • 4 Large Marshmallows stale
  • 1 Plastic Spoon
  • 1 Rubber Band
  • Masking Tape


  • Using 3 marshmallows and 3 skewers, form a triangle.
    Three wood skewers connected in a triangle by marshmallows
  • Use 3 more skewers and 1 more marshmallow to form a pyramid.
    Pyramid made from marshmallows and wood skewers
  • Loop thin rubber band over topmost marshmallow.
    Rubber band placed over top marshmallow
  • Tape plastic spoon securely onto the end of another skewer.
    Taping plastic spoon to the end of a skewer
  • Insert spoon skewer through rubber band and into one of the base marshmallows to complete the catapult.
    When launching, be sure to hold the front marshmallow with one hand, and pulling back the spoon with the other hand.
    Completed marshmallow catapult