“Hot air” balloon from a tea bag

Here’s a simple “hot air” balloon experiment with a tea bag, Baynej writes –

“In this movie i (josie baynes) am showinf you an experiment that i have done for a comptition. it is very good and very easy. You could do it your self!” [via] – Link.


  • Make a propane powered radio controlled hot air balloon – Link.
  • Hot air grocery bag plastic balloon – Link.

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From the pages of MAKE (a little less flame in this one…)

6 thoughts on ““Hot air” balloon from a tea bag

  1. I like. I’ll try this next time I’m at my mates house, I’d rather not risking burning my house down. Plus I don’t drink tea.

  2. I knew what this one was from the title :D I used to do this as a kid, just with tissue paper rather than a teabag. Exact same thing though. It’s fun!

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