In this video you will learn how to make a basic paper hot air balloon . Great for kids and a nice way to pass your time with them.
How to Build a Kids Hot Air Balloon
In this video learn how to make a mini hot air balloon. This experiment is great for kids.
Think a hot air balloon is something you can only read about in books? Think again. In this six-part science based tutorial, learn how to make your very own hot air balloon using science & the following easy to find materials: plastic bags, plastic drinking straws, thin candle ...more
This five-part cookie decorating tutorial is a godsend for someone who's looking for an all-inclusive guide to decorating cookies. While you'll find many individual videos out there showing you how to put on buttercream icing or corn syrup icing, you usually won't find one dep ...more
For those of us lucky enough to have gone on a hot air balloon, the sights you see are truly something spectacular. And unline hopping aboard a plane or a helicopter, hot air balloons are completely open air, which means you can enjoy the wind blowing in your face and communin ...more
Make your own hot air balloon using only 4 household items, bought from any supermarket for under $10. This balloon will fly for miles.
This video describes the process of inflating a hot air balloon.
This lampworking tutorial shows how to make a little hot air balloon.
Party centerpieces are something of a lost art, but this video will show you how to make a really original one quickly and easily. It looks like a hot air balloon, and requires only a basket, a balloon, some ribbon, and flowers.
This is a simple and easy tutorial, and anybody can build a hot air balloon out of a garbage bag by following the instructions in it. All one needs is a garbage bag, some stiff industrial wire and fire starter bars. The important thing, according to the author, is to judge how ...more
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In this video tutorial Slipperypiggy5 shows an easy way to make a hot air balloon with a rubber band. Take a rubber band put one end on the thumb and the other on the little finger of left hand. With the right hand's finger (index finger) make a twist in the middle and put it ...more
First off—Happy Independence Day! Since it's the 4th of July, let's make this week's roundup short and sweet, so you can all get back to your holiday festivities. Things to Do on WonderHowTo WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with top ...more
This propane fireball is blowing up a hot air balloon.
Charlie, Willy Wonka and Grandpa Joe's soul-stirring ride in the Wonkavator (Wonka's glass-bottomed elevator) was one of the most magical moments of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. If you can't recall, here's the scene (ride begins at 3:15): Wonka: An elevator can only go u ...more
This video shows you how to make a hot air balloon out of a tea bag.
I can't win the prize (though I wish I could), so I decided to show off more than just one photo from a recent hot air balloon ride I took. If you're going to submit to the contest, make sure to only submit one photo, to make it fair. Browns: Greens: Clean pool vs. dirty pool:
Loading screen When you log in you'll get this popup Click on the icon in your neighbor bar under your farm. It will be at the top, past your highest level neighbor! You'll get this popup Watch the plane fly Get Some bonuses including a McDonald's Hot Air Balloon decorati ...more
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more
Well, here's a darling idea if there were one. Best not to consider the implications of making a low-fidelity promise of eternal love, of course. But, really, just darling: Working with a jeweller and the vinyl record manufacturer Dubstudios, I created this engagement ring for ...more
Update! We've now sent 1 billion school supplies! As a reward, Farmville has given us a Haiti Hot Air Balloon! If you can't set this down anywhere, it will go into your gift box. You might even get 2! . Zynga has come up with a few ways that farmers can give back to the p ...more
WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more
Below are a number of balloon artist related books that I have collected over the years. If you do not see a book that you own listed here, please feel free to let me know about it as I would love to add it to my collection. Additionally, I would be more than happy to share in ...more
In this video, you will find some tips on making an aerial camera to take footage from the sky. To make your own aerial camera, you will need to follow these steps: Buy some metalized nylon from balloon kits.com. Use a hot iron to see the nylon pieces together. Check for any a ...more
Sometimes it's the little things that make our days better, like finding a dollar in our recently washed jeans or a box of donuts in the lunch room. But your Nexus 7 tablet's lock screen isn't typically one of those things—it's just a lock screen after all. Unless you add cus ...more
The oven is arguably our most essential kitchen appliance (right alongside the fridge, freezer, and yes, even the microwave). But even though we've been using them for a few millennia, many of us know so little about our ovens that our cooking or baking can feel like a roll of ...more
If you're going to build yourself a water gun to cool down this summer, or maybe just a useful water pump, you'll need some check valves. However, the most expensive parts of a water pump or DIY super soaker are usually the check valves. So, let's make some from scratch for as ...more
Sputnik was the very first man-made object to be sent into space. Though it was a truly epic accomplishment, all this Soviet sky surfer actually did was transmit a constant beeping noise back to the surface. Your young students can learn about the history of space travel whil ...more
This video demonstration shows how to make hot air balloons using the technique of glassblowing
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to powe ...more
Watch as Bre Pettis teaches you how to make a hovercraft, bering-less motor, and dirigible all from materials found in your grocery store. This is a good rainy day project to do with your kids, as the most advanced tools needed are a hot glue gun and balloons.
This video describes how to perform a three balloon science experiment which is a good way for children to learn scientific principles and could make a good science project for school. In this video one will learn key elements of each project and the logic behind the fun. For ...more
Know someone who's full of hot air? Grab them and make a heat motor with this cool home science experiment with Mr. G. When air is heated, it rises. This experiment uses that natural law to create a simple, spiraling heat 'motor'. You'll need candles, a long BBQ match, some p ...more
Balloons are not just a way to entertain kids. Watch this video to learn how to use balloons to mimic complex real life objects. In this video the presenter makes a four lead clouds using only balloons. The presenter first uses a balloon that is partially filled with air and ...more
Judy demonstrates how to make a very tall, simple, yet elegant centerpiece for weddings and other events. You first need a tube and a base that it will fit into. Placing the tube in the base, use a hot glue gun to secure the tube into the base. You can then fill up the balloon ...more
This science video explains the relationship between buoyancy and density using hot air balloons, fish and cruise ships as examples of objects using buoyant force. This video tutorial also includes instructions for calculating the density of a rectangular prism and a liquid. I ...more
It may look like a modern take on Oliver Twist but, we assure you, this is for real. Before you get too alarmed, however, you should note that the headline reads "how to steal cars" and not simply "to steal cars." We are, after all, dealing with the fine people at Machine Pro ...more
Well, Ol' Man Winter is upon us yet again, blasting us with his icy breath. When I was a kid, I loved wintertime because it meant the prospect of sledding, snowball fights & missed school days in which to enjoy both. Now that I'm 45, however, my attitude toward the season has ...more
Largely self-taught, Ryan John Kothe is an animator working out of Auckland, New Zealand. After picking up some rudimentary After Effects skills, he went on to create an impressive portfolio of beautifully rendered stop-motion animations with a distinctly tactile feel. Curious ...more
Throwing a block party is a great way to meet your neighbours! Block parties are perfect for hot summer nights when no one wants to be stuck indoors. These parties are fun and easy to throw, even on a budget. Check out this video for information on how to throw a rockin' party ...more
One sure fire way to add excitement to a summer day when you think it's just too scorching to go outside is by having a water balloon fight. This is a great way to stave off boredom and you'll be sure to feel like a kid again while getting some fun exercise. A water balloon f ...more
The joys of summer are many! If you, like me, live in a place where the summer is short, you’re going to want to maximize your fun in the sun by doing as many awesome things as possible before the sun goes back to wherever the hell it hibernates during the cold and dark times. ...more
With a little spare time and and a few items you can find around the house, you can make your own balloon-powered paper car. This is a great and easy DIY project that's perfect for competitive kids. All you'll need to get started is: Cardboard Straws Scotch tape Marker Paper ...more
For this project, I sacrificed some of my kids' clothes and a can of tuna to make some high-quality fire starter! Here's how to make a great batch of char cloth to add to your emergency survival kit. Video: . WARNING: This project should not be attempted without adult supervis ...more
As a kid, my favorite part of Easter were the days leading up to the holiday, when my family would dye eggs. This became an enormous event in my household, as dozens and dozens of perfectly white eggs would become little oval canvases for arts and crafts. We generally eschewe ...more
No one ever said you had to be a culturally-relevant pun for Halloween, you know—or a scantily-dressed version of the inmates from Orange is the New Black. None of that stress for me, guys. I'm going to be what makes me happy this year: food. And here are some of my favorites ...more
This summer's going to be a hot one, so skip the water pistol this year and break out the big guns! In this project, I'll be showing you how to build a water balloon shotgun—a high-powered water balloon launcher that's capable of firing 17 water balloons at the same time! Vide ...more
Gas stations may be convenient for travel snacks, but the cost of shopping there sure can add up. If you're looking for easy, on-the-go snacks that fit into your travel budget, look no further. We've got 12 kid-friendly, portable food ideas you can make before leaving on your ...more
If you've got a birthday party to plan for a young budding scientist coming up, a little nitrogen should do the trick. In this project, I'll show you 10 "super cool" tricks with liquid nitrogen that you could try, but probably shouldn't! Video: . WARNING: Adult Supervision Nee ...more
Aluminum foil is one of those things that every cook, experienced or just starting out, has in their kitchen. And while we may think we know how useful this handy material can be, there are hundreds of ways we could be utilizing tinfoil to make our lives a whole lot easier. 1 ...more
Whisking liquids seems somehow quaint, especially since there are good, cheap devices out there like immersion blenders and hand mixers that can whip cream, turn egg whites into meringue, and mix batters for you. However, I still love my whisk and use it often, and here's why ...more