Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Last Minute Gift?? Marshmallow Shooters!

I bet you that Lowe's or Home Depot aren't THAT crowded these last few days before Christmas. You could buy materials for these little guys and be home before you could even get a parking spot at Target.

We had a $3 limit for a child's gift exchange and didn't want to get cheap things that parents sneak in the trash the moment the child looks away (What?! Am I the ONLY parent that does that?).

These each cost less than $3 and took less than 5 minutes to make. Shooting marshmallows is super fun for girls and boys (and parents). My girls tried them out and giggled with excitement every time a marshmallow shot across the room. You place the marshmallow in the end and blow through the top. They shoot about 10 to 15 feet and it's FUNNY when you get shot on the noggin with a marshmallow.

I got the plans to make them at The Ultimate Camp Resource.


  1. Very cool! My littles would love this.
    Oh, and you are not the only one... Sometimes I hide a box of toys for a while to see if they will be missed before I donate. Sneaky, huh?

  2. Oh my goodness - my kids would love that! I totally have to look into making some of those with them.