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Thursday, August 11, 2011

World's Easiest Balloon Animal

Courtesy of John Cassidy, here's the fastest and easiest balloon animal you can make! All you need is a rubber glove. If you, or anyone in your family, are allergic to latex, make sure that the glove is made from something other than latex rubber.

First you need to blow the glove up like a balloon. This is being demonstrated in the picture at left by Dr. B's young friend, Steven C. Make sure that all the fingers are inflated. Then have an adult tie a knot in the glove (where your hand would normally go) to keep the air from escaping.

Next, hold the the glove-loon by the knot with one hand. Grab the middle finger of the glove and pull sideways, as shown below by Matthew C. What kind of animal did he make? Here's a hint - it swims and is pretty scary. That's right - a shark! Now wasn't that fast and easy??

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