Tinker Thinkers–Catapults!

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finishedThis week at Tinker Thinkers we made craft stick catapults.  I saw this idea on Ms. Kelly at the Library and HAD to try it!  We really had a lot of fun!  For projectiles, I gave the kids each a pom pom and a small sheet of aluminum foil to crumple up into a ball.  We hypothesized which would go further and why.

 

 

 

 

 

another catapult

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

trying them out

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tinker Thinkers meets on Tuesdays from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the Leesburg Library and on Thursdays from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at the Oakland Library.  Sponsored by the Lee County Library; free and open to the public.  For more information call 759-2369.

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