Catapult helps the children to learn about force and love to play with them. So, today we will learn about how to make a Lego Catapult. Let us begin.
Let us look through the supplies required to build a Catapult.
- Lego Pieces
- Wooden Pieces
Steps To Make A LEGO Catapult
Step 1: The first step is to take a Lego rod piece and insert the tiny Lego pieces into it as screws.
Lego Rod Piece
Step 2: The next step is to add the two pieces adjacent, which will help hold the rings.
Adding Adjacent Pieces
Step 3: Now, simultaneously fix the small pieces at the side and fix the small pieces inside it.
Fixing the Supporting Pieces
Step 4: In the next step, take some long Lego pieces and once again make a middle piece attached to a small Lego piece.
Making Second Center Piece
Step 5: On one side of the base, add the Lego gear pieces, and next to it, fix a small and brown coloured regular Lego piece on it.
Fixing the Gears and Supporting Pieces
Step 6: In the middle black Lego, Piece attach some Lego pieces and fix them with the centrepiece.
Fixing the Support Piece
Step 7: Attach the rubber band with the barrel.
Step 8: Fix the top piece of the catapult and add some small pieces at the side which will hold it strongly.
Adding Pieces at Sides
Step 9: Cover the entire catapult with the same colour and add some small wooden pieces at the corners.
Attaching Wooden Pieces
Step 10: Make the supporting pillars next to the cup.
Making Supporting Pieces
Step 11: Again, take two pipe-shaped Lego pieces and connect them with rubbers. Once you attach them, fix some tiny Lego pieces at the end.
Fixing the Pieces with Rubber
Step 12: Fix this piece on the side pillars of the catapult.
Attaching the Lego Piece
Step 13: Now, cover and attach some Lego pieces at the side at slanting.
Covering the Lego Pieces
Step 14: The last step is to attach the wheels and enjoy the Catapult.
Things To Remember
- Make sure the black coloured Lego piece and brown coloured Lego pieces are flexible.
- Make sure the rubber band is strong.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer with expertise in science projects and experiments. Saquib’s work focuses on integrating scientific concepts with practical applications, making complex ideas accessible and exciting for learners of all ages. In addition to his practical work, Saquib has authored several articles, research papers, and educational materials.