Butterfly Bomb

Popsicle sticks lock together, to make a butterfly shaped throwing star that explodes on impact.

Youtuber Said:

Project Inspired By: Childhood memories, and recently making these with my kids. I had a lot of fun with these as a kid, and I wanted to make a video tutorial with loads of different shapes and sizes you may not have seen before.


This video is only for entertainment purposes. If you rely on the information portrayed in this video, you assume responsibility for the results of your actions. Have fun, but always think ahead, and remember that every project you try is at YOUR OWN RISK.

Project History & More Info:

I remember learning how to make some popsicle stick bombs in my early years, but can’t exactly remember where or how. Probably some random kid showed me at school, but I never forgot how to make them.

At the time, it seemed really cool to be able to create a “throwing star” that would explode when it hit the wall, and now that my kids are a little bit older but still young enough to enjoy popsicle sticks), I thought this might be a great project to try with them.

I got a couple of bags of craft sticks and scoured the internet for different kinds of throwing stars or stick bombs that we could make. We ended up making 8 different kinds of stick bombs, which you’ll see how to make in a future video.

I’ve had hundreds of messages and comments asking for easy projects with simple materials, and this is about as simple as I can make it, however, I expect most of my viewers won’t like it because it’s a project geared toward a really young audience.

But if you’re a dad, your kids are going to love it .. so go have some daddy time, and make a bunch of exploding stick bombs!

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