Balloon + Penny = Coin Spinner (or Atom Smasher) (Two Ingredient Tuesday)

Balloon + Penny = Coin Spinner (or Atom Smasher) (Two Ingredient Tuesday)

Using just a clear balloon and a penny, your kids make a device that makes pennies float in mid-air! Your kids make the spinner themselves and then get to experiment with their product.  This activity will definitely inspire all of the little scientists.  

Ages:
3 - 7
Est. Time:
<30 mins

How we did it:

Materials List

  1. balloons
  2. penny
  1. Insert the coin into the balloon.  

  2. Blow up the balloon and tie the end off.  Shake the balloon vigorously and watch the penny rise!