How to Inflate a Balloon with No Pump

How To : Inflate Any Ball Without a Pump or Needle

What happens when you find your ball deflated and there's no pump or needle in sight? You could always cancel your plans of kicking around the soccer ball or starting that pickup football game in the park. Better yet, you could be terribly clever and find another way to get ai ...more

How To : Inflate a Ball Without a Pump

Got a flat ball that can't be inflated because your pump is broken? This video tutorial shows a simple technique for how to make your own pump. It's fun and easy to do, and it's a great time- and money-saver. All you need is a pump needle, a balloon, scissors, and a rubber ban ...more

How To : Inflate a sealed balloon in a vacuum chamber

Want to learn the principles beyond Boyle's Law in a way other than just hitting the books and getting bored to death? Then a science experiment is key. This video teaches you how to inflated a sealed balloon inside a vacuum chamber. The pressure exerted on the balloon will d ...more

How To : Inflate a flat ball without a needle or pump

Well, you're all ready to play basketball, or dodgeball or football or kickball, but, your ball is flat. To make matters worse, you don't have a pump. To make matters even worse, you don't have the needle you'd normally use to inflate your flat ball. Well, this how to video sh ...more

How To : Make a balloon Wall-E

You need 5 balloons-2 gray, yellow, black and white and a pump. Inflate yellow balloon leaving 4 inch tail. Knot the end. Alternate sausage bubbles and pinch twists 8 times. This will create two squares. Inflate the black balloon leaving a 2 inch tail. Make 4 small bubbles and ...more

How To : Tie a simple knot for balloons

Watch balloon twister Michael to learn how to efficiently tie a balloon. First, inflate the balloon and then twist a bubble instead of trying to tie a knot in the tiny end part.

How To : Break or tear a balloon in two

Watch balloon twister Michael to learn how to tear a balloon into two pieces. First, inflate the balloon, tie it, and then twist to create a point of weakness. Tug hard!

How To : Check blood pressure

In this video we learn how to check blood pressure. First, ensure that the patient is relaxed the cuff is empty of all air. The arm should be held at the level of the heart. The doctor will then start to pump air into the cuff to inflate it. The doctor will do this until the p ...more

How To : Origami an inflatable balloon.

Fold up a piece of paper in a certain way so that you can inflate it. Kids will love it and they can even color it and use their imagination to make it into anything they desire. Have Fun!!!

How To : Make swords & hearts out of balloons

This video demonstrates how to make a balloon sword and heart. To make a sword, pump up a balloon as long as possible and tie the end. Twist the balloon at this end making a small ball. Bend the balloon at around 20 cms in length and twist both the ends of the balloon at the s ...more

How To : Make a balloon dog and a hat

It is suggested that you always use a balloon pump to blow up this type of balloon. This demonstration shows you how to make a dog. He also shows you how to make a simple hat. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a balloon dog and a hat. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a balloon dog and a hat.

How To : Make a balloon pirate sword

You can learn how to make a balloon pirate sword. First, you inflate the balloon and tie the end. You make a ping pong ball shaped bubble at the end, make a loop, and make three more ping pong ball shaped bubbles.

How To : Do different kinds or balloon twists

Mike Floyd demonstrates how to twist balloons into amazing shapes in a simple, and straight-forward manner. Inflate Balloon about 3/4 of the way and tie end. Next, make one twist at mouth of balloon, which creates a "sausage" twist and sections the balloon. All other twists wi ...more

How To : Build a mini hovercraft with household items

Learn how to build a mini hovercraft. With a few items found in almost any desk or tool drawer, you can make your very own mini hovercraft capable of gliding over any flat surface. You Will Need * A spill-proof sports cap from a plastic water bottle or sports-drink bottl * A ...more

How To : Stuff balloons inside of balloons for party decor

An interesting party decor idea is to place balloons inside other balloons. This can be accomplished easily by first inflating a large balloon. Using a small stick, push a second, smaller balloon inside the larger one and then inflate the smaller balloon while it is inside the ...more

How To : Assemble a bike

Riding a bike is a great way to get exercise and as means to getting around but incorrect bike assemble will make for a bad time. Double check all your work and make sure everything is lubed up and fastened before taking your bike out for a spin. If your new bicycle comes in ...more

How To : Light an energy saving bulb without plugging it

This video shows the viewer how to light an energy saving light bulb without plugging it in. The process is also explained in detail during the video. To light the bulb you need to inflate a standard balloon. Then rub the balloon over either a fabric or your hair. Then move th ...more

How To : Perform an invincible balloon magic trick

Your audience will be bursting with excitement when you demonstrate the Invincible Balloon trick! You will need a white or clear balloon, cellophane tape, and a few straight pins. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors, so make sure you have ...more

How To : Drive on the beach (and not get stuck)

Everyone loves the beach, but some like driving, too. The best thing is to only drive on the sands where it's legal. And you may need a permit to do beach driving. But driving on the beach is a hoot. Getting stuck in the sand – not so much. Keep moving forward with these tips. ...more

News : Stories This Week in My Balloon Animals World

First off, let's explain the story that inspired the phot I'm using for the post. Friday night, restaurant gig at Vallartas Mexican Restaurant in Lutz/Land O' Lakes, and I was making balloons for all the children throughout the evening. As I'm about halfway through my shift, I ...more

News : Balloon Twisting Hints and Tips

Here are just a few little random tips that may help you while making balloon animals for fun and profit. This list is only a collection of random balloon tips and tricks that I've come up with on the fly tonight. If you have any other suggestions or questions, please feel fre ...more

How To : Glue a tubular tire using Tufo rim tape

This video tutorial is in the Sports category where you will learn how to glue a tubular tire using Tufo rim tape. Gluing a tubular tire is very simple. You will need a tire, rim, Tufo rim tape, scissors and a pump. Stretch the tire with your foot and your hand as shown in the ...more

How To : Make balloon wolverine claws

In this video we learn how to make balloon wolverine claws with Michael. This is very simple, you just need two balloons that are 250 and two balloons that are 160. Use gray balloons to make them look more like claws. From here, you will take your blue 260 and inflate it then ...more

How To : Make homemade wine the easy way

How to make homemade wine the easy way To make homemade wine you will need one large 5 gallon container, fruit juice high in sugar, wine yeast or bakers yeast, a balloon, and a siphon or coffee strainer. Sterilize everything with boiling water. Fill the container but leave so ...more

How To : Make a Balloon-Powered Paper Plate Racer

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

How To : The 5 Best Dry Ice Party Tricks & Pranks

There's no reason to wait for Halloween to play with dry ice. It definitely creates a creepy fog-like effect when you add a little water to it, but there are some other really cool things you can do wit dry ice. Here are just 5 non-Halloween ways to use dry ice for tricks or p ...more

How To : Make a Super Cheap One-Way Check Valve

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

How To : Use a presta valva adapter on your bicycle

Most of the bikes out on the market either have a presta valve or a schrader valve. These are the gates to allowing and letting air out from your tires. Presta valves are much narrower than its counterparts and can usually be a bit more difficult to inflate. The best option i ...more

How To : Build a blubberbot

This video is a quick overview of the construction of a Blubberbot, an artificial "life form" that uses electronic sensors to seek out lights, sound, or cell phone signals. Blubberbots are typically sold with instructions, which should be used for detailed instructions. But i ...more

Change a Roadside Flat Tire : The Definitive Guide

Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more

How To : Make a Balloon Animal Sword

Go out and find a bag of Qualatex Balloons from your local party suplier or party store. Qualatex is the "Very Best Balloons" you can get and they tend to be easiest to work with.Buy a quality hand pump that you can use to blow up the balloons. A quality pump should run anywhe ...more

How To : Make a balloon starfish

Balloon artist Ori Livney presents another installment in his reef series: this time, learn how to make a starfish from inflated balloons!

How To : Experiment with pressure using a vacuum

In this video Dr. Carlson does several experiments to illustrate how a vacuum works. A vacuum is created when all the air is removed from an object. For the first experiment he connects two metal disks to a vacuum pump and puts the two disks together. The pump is turned on an ...more

How To : Make a maple leaf with two balloons

This video shows viewers how to create a maple leaf using two long balloons which are used for making animal balloons. You will begin by inflating the first balloon, leaving a few inches of empty space at the end of the balloon. Begin by making two small bubbles by twisting th ...more

How To : Patch a hole in the wall

A hole in your wall may in fact be easier to fix than is seems. After cutting a rectangular piece of drywall to patch up the hole, cut out another thin piece of drywall to use as a backing. By inflating a balloon and placing it in the back of your hole, the pressure caused by ...more

How To : Do a basic balloon twisting

Ever wonder how clowns or magicians make all those balloon animals? This video shows you a very basic balloon twisting technique. You'll learn how to hold and twist a balloon quickly and easily. Mr. Floyd, takes you through every step from inflating your balloon, to properly h ...more

How To : Measure the volume of a balloon

Here we will demonstrate how to measure the volume of a balloon. A balloon is not a straight edged polygon shape, usually, so the mathematical equations get that much harder, on the flip side, it may be a spherical or ovalish shape, but measurements with math alone are detrime ...more

How To : Keep a balloon from popping with magic

What's one of the best tricks you can perform at a birthday party or other celebration? Well, there's always a ton of balloons lying around, so why not try to pop one, but without actually popping it? This video tutorial will show you how to keep a balloon from popping with m ...more

How To : Make a balloon ball

You will need round shaped balloons. Blow up your balloon the size of a fist. If you make it too big, it is hard to work with. Next, take a balloon and cut off the neck. Stretch the balloon over the inflated one. Repeat these steps until you have a bouncy balloon ball. Make a ...more

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