Here’s what you need to play Balloon Joust!
Set up the string
Attach the spears
Tape a skewer to each straw. Aim the sharp end down, toward where you think the other person’s balloon will be.
Attach the balloons
Move to the starting line
The winner is the person whose balloon doesn’t pop.
Try again. Replace popped balloons with fresh ones, and keep jousting!
Did you know?
Your balloon “dart” uses jet power to move. The stored air in the balloon pushes through the opening, creating thrust—the force that pushes the dart forward. So when air from the balloon moves in one direction, it pushes the dart in the opposite direction.
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