How to Make a One Balloon Cat

Do you want to please children--or your own interests--with fun balloon animals? The cat is one of the most requested balloon animals there are. But a two or three balloon cat is slower to make, and children don't like waiting. So here is how to make a one balloon cat.

Steps

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    Get your balloon.
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    Fill the balloon with 75% air.
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    Tie the balloon.
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    Make two inch long bubbles. This is for the muzzle.
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    Take the knot and wrap it around the last section. The two bubbles should now be connected.
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    Wrap the knot around the two bubbles. This is to make sure they don't come apart and to get the knot out of the way.
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    Make two tiny bubbles. This is for the back of the head. Make sure they are the same size.
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    Make five bubbles that are a little over an inch. This is for the head. When making them, count to ten while twisting each bubble.
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    Twist the last of the two tiny bubbles you made in step #7 with the last of the five larger bubbles you made in step #8. It should make a loop, kind of like a flower.
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    Stick the muzzle through the hole.
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    Pinch the two little bubbles that are beside the center bubble. To pinch them, pull it out and turn it.
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    Make another small bubble for the neck.
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    Add two bubbles that are three inches long. These will be the legs.
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    Take the beginning section of the first 'bubble-leg' and twist it in with the last section of the second bubble-leg. Bend the legs down, where they are vertical.
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    Add another small section for the body. This section should just be a little over an inch.
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    Now make two more three-inch bubbles for the hind legs. Twist them together like you did for the front legs earlier.
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    Kink the tail. Bend it in an 'S' shape and massage it for a few seconds. Turn the tail so it is facing up.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • Pinching the ears is extremely hard to do. This part needs practice.

Things You'll Need

  • 260Q balloon of any color

Article Info

Categories: Balloon Crafts