Balloons are always a hit with kids. Add some paper-plate rackets and it transforms a simple balloon into an Olympic sport!
Here’s what you’ll need for 2 “Rackets”: 2 paper plates, packing tape, and 4 jumbo craft sticks (which we were sent compliments of CraftProjectIdeas.com).
1. Tape one end of the craft stick onto the center of the paper plate.
2. If you want to make the handle longer, just add another craft stick and secure to the existing craft stick with some packing tape.
The boys had fun, but they preferred to hit the balloon with their hand rather than the racket. Go figure!
A true Olympic pose. :)
As always, please use extreme caution with young children and balloons. Do NOT leave them unattended while playing this game.
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