Hovercraft

45 Minutes | All | Indoors

Build a hovercraft



Download Worksheet

Hovercraft

45 Minutes | All | Indoors

  • Balloon
  • Old CD/DVD
  • Drinks bottle cap
  • Hot glue gun and glue

  1. Run a generous ring of hot glue around the bottom edge of your bottle cap, quickly press it onto the center of the CD/DVD, over the hole
  2. Caution: Beware, the glue is very hot so get an adult to help
  3. Let the glue cool until it has hardened
  4. Slip the balloon over the cap
  5. Your hovercraft is now ready, simply blow up the balloon and set the hovercraft down on a smooth surface

  • Hot glue
  • Always remain aware of your surroundings and follow local COVID-19 advice, including the Hands / Face / Space / Ventilation guidance.
  • If you’re meeting online, check out the advice on using Zoom and other popular digital platforms and the guidance on being safe online.
  • To help others do activities safely over Zoom, check out the example risk assessments and remember to make sure those taking part understand any care that needs to be applied.