Electric Air Pump For Balloons Using Cardboard

by | Mar 14, 2022 | DIY, Paper Craft

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This tutorial will show you how to make an electric air pump for balloons using cardboard. Electric air pump for balloons is a valuable tool for craft, decorative material, and home birthday parties. The electric air pump may be too costly in the market, but you can make an air pump for balloons at a very low cost.


To make an electric air pump for a balloon using cardboard, we need some tools and materials, which is listed below:


  • Cutter


Steps To Make Electric Air Pump For Balloon Using Cardboard

To make the electric air pump for the balloon using cardboard, Just follow these steps carefully:

Step 1: Take the two cardboard pieces of each size of 20×15cm, 20×10cm, 15×10cm.

Step 2: Paste these pieces and make an open box using the hot glue gun.

Step 3: Connect the DC motor and battery connector wire with the switch and connect the DC motor and battery connector wire. Secure them with electric tape.

Connect the battery with a connector

Step 4: Attach the PVC rubber pipe with a DC shaft.

Step 5: Make a hole in a cardboard piece in the shape of a switch.

Step 6: Stable the circuit inside the box by fixing the switch in the hole.

Step 7: Make a circular hole on the top cardboard. Paste a small piece of cardboard on it to make it more secure (as shown in the picture).

Step 8: Fix the syringe in the hole.

Step 9: Now, connect PVC to our pipe end with the syringe and attach the top of the cardboard piece.

Step 10: Now, take a balloon and fix it on the top of the syringe.

Step 11: When you switch it on, the balloon will blow.

The electric air pump for balloons using cardboard is ready.


This tutorial will help students understand the working and construction principle of air pumps and how to make electric air pumps for balloons using readily available material at home.

Things To Remember

  • Be careful while connecting wires.
  • Use the leftover craft material from your previous crafts instead of using a new one.



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