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Craft Stick Catapult

The Cow Jumps Over the Moon Catapult


Discover how force affects the motion of a projectile and how changing the launch angle affects the distance travelled with this easy catapult investigation based on the Cow Jumped Over the Moon nursery rhyme.


Watch the video to learn how to make your very own craft stick catapult. 

Craft Stick Catapult Instructions

Easy instructions for making a lollystick catapult. See more details here:

Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle,

The cow jumped over the moon.

The little dog laughed to see such fun

And the dish ran away with the spoon!



Try drawing a cow on the ball you're going to catapult!