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 and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.