If you are on the lookout for a new DIY project that will bring you hours of fun, then you have come to the right place. This ingenious video will show you exactly how to make a matchbox rocket kit and it is much easier than it sounds! All you’ll need is some matches, some bamboo skewers, tin foil, cardboard and some metallic tape. With a few quick twists, folds and snips, you too could have your own rocket-firing matchstick box and hours of fun at your disposal.
So how easy is it to make this matchbox rocket?
The answer is very easy. There are no direct measurements, tricky folds or impossible cuts. All you need is a little attention to detail and plenty of matches. In fact, the whole process shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes.
You can have firing races with friends, or you could just see how far you can fire them without scorching your carpet. Whatever you choose, the matchbox rocket is certainly a great way to entertain yourself on a boring Sunday afternoon. It is also a great project to do with your children, as long as there is an adult there to provide supervision.
These rockets have been known to fire well over 20ft, and you can set the height using your matchbox so with a little adjustment, you can easily extend the reach of your rocket to epic proportions.
Watch the video to find out how to make your very own matchstick rocket. The link on the video comes with links to all the templates, so all you need to do is print them out and there is minimal measuring involved so you won’t have to deal with fiddly measurements in order to perfect your design!
So what are you waiting for, get firing!