Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Balloon Bean Bag Balls

by Claire Winlow (follow)
Easy (830)      5 to 10s (599)      Any Age (398)      Over 10s (376)      Fathers Day (36)      Toy (27)      Balloons (12)      Ball (1)     


bean bag, balloon, lentil, do it yourself, toy, make it
Balloon bean bag balls


There are so many games you can play with a simple little ball. These balloon bean bag balls are made with just dry lentils and balloons and have a lovely slightly squishy feel. They could also be given as a Father's Day present as a stress relief ball.

Time: 10 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy



bean bag, balloon, lentil, do it yourself, toy, make it
Dry red lentils



bean bag, balloon, lentil, do it yourself, toy, make it
Balloons


Materials
Dry lentils
3 ballons per ball
Scissors
Funnel

Method
Take your first balloon and push the funnel into the neck.



bean bag, balloon, lentil, do it yourself, toy, make it


Pour some dry lentils into the balloon through the funnel.
Use your fingers to squish the lentils in.
Add more lentils and keeping pushing them in until you have a mid sized ball that would fit comfortably in the palm of your hand.



bean bag, ball, balloon, lentil, do it yourself, toy, make it
Keep squishing the lentils down into the balloon and make room for some more


Cut the neck off the balloon.
Cut the neck off the next balloon and stretch over the first lentil filled balloon. You'll need to give it a good stretch to get it around and you should have the open end facing a closed side of your second balloon.



bean bag, balloon, lentil, do it yourself, toy, make it


Cut the neck off the third balloon and wrap over the ball.



bean bag, balloon, lentil, do it yourself, toy, make it


Your balloon bean bag ball is ready to play with. These are fun to learn throwing and catching skills and would be perfect to juggle with.

Balloon pieces are a hazard to young children so remember to bin any left over pieces and always supervise young children when playing.

Categories
#Easy
#Any Age
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Ball
#Toy
#Balloons
#Fathers Day
I like this Article - 12
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Claire Winlow
Ice cubes are great for sensory play and these little ghosts with their funny eyes are lots of fun
9 likes
Here's a simple glue and stick project to make a frog
10 likes
Every so often when we get the paints out, my son declares that he want's to make something very...
6 likes
There's something very appealing about gloopy glue and colours
10 likes
Do you ever wonder what to do with all the toddler paintings you have? Cut them up and stick to car...
6 likes
Potato printing is great for kids who want to create a picture but tend to just cover the paper with...
9 likes
view all articles by Claire Winlow
Articles by Claire Winlow on Other Hubs
These Panko chicken goujons make a great meal that all ages will enjoy
1160 views
ID: 1619
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
With the beginning of the year, we are naturally prone to take new resolutions
6 likes
Learn how your body works with this simple science activity for kids using a few handy materials
6 likes
Try out a little holiday project at home by just using some clay and your imagination
6 likes
The new year has begun and what a better time to create some new room decor for the kids' room
6 likes
This is a perfect last minute Christmas craft that I am sure the little ones will enjoy making
4 likes
These bath fizzers are so easy to make that your kids can be involved from start to finish and get a...
12 likes
Here's how to make a cushion out of an old TShirt
by Jane
15 likes
This is a fun activity for children and adults that will create a colourful display for Easter
17 likes
Small, plain white wall tiles can be picked up cheaply from hardware stores and can be transformed w...
14 likes
These cute baby dragons are made out of socks and clear hair ties
11 likes
Categories
Under 5s (576)
Any Age (398)
Over 10s (376)
Baby (11)
Links (1)
Easy (830)
Medium (236)
Hard (36)
Trending on Other Hubs
There are a lot of benefits of laser hair removal
5 likes
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version