4-H STEM: Marshmallow Catapults

Online Only

Join us online for a quick and fun 4-H STEM activity – building marshmallow catapults!

In this virtual event, we will construct marshmallow catapults together in less than 30 minutes and give you some performance challenges.

Check out the activity guide, round up your materials, and tune in to the Zoom!

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Register via 4-H Online by Thursday, February 3.

Download the Marshmallow Catapults Activity Guide

Materials needed per youth:
  • 9 jumbo craft sticks
  • 5 rubber bands
  • 1 plastic spoon
  • 1 washable marker
  • Mini marshmallows

You can provide your own materials, or if you would like, we have all the materials available for you to package up for free at the Rockingham County 4-H office in Brentwood (open M-F 8-4). You will need to provide your own marshmallows.

This event is open to anyone, but it is ideal for youth ages 8-12.

This is a little appetizer for a larger trebuchet event happening during County 4-H Presents this Spring - stay tuned!

marshmallow catapult craft