How to Make a Balloon Person


Making a balloon person is a fairly simplistic yet enjoyable and satisfying task that many people might recall doing when they were children. The process of creating a balloon person can range anywhere from simply drawing a face on a balloon to getting creative and utilizing other supplies and materials to customize your balloon to your heart's content. A balloon person can be whatever you want it to be!

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Most of these items can typically be found in your household, however, you can purchase them from any convenience store if you don't have them. Balloon. Permanent marker. (optional) Any other materials you'd like to customize your balloon person.

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The whole balloon itself will be the entirety of your balloon person. Place the air pocket of the balloon into your mouth and blow air into it until the balloon has become your desired size, which should be at least 2-3 inches and a maximum of however large the balloon can expand based upon your desired specifications. Be careful not to blow the balloon up too large as it may pop.

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This is necessary so air does not flow out of your balloon as you want your balloon person to be alive. Tying a balloon is a fairly simple process that utilizes your index finger. Wrap the tail of the balloon around your finger until it meets itself, making a ring around your finger. Put the tip of the of the balloon tail into the balloon ring you have created and then pull. There should now be a knot in your balloon, tying your ballon so air will no longer flow out.

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This is arguably the most fun step, as you are now free to create your very own balloon person with your permanent marker. (These are in no particular order and can be done in any order you prefer) Every balloon person needs to see, so you may add eyes if you'd like. You also give your balloon person a mouth. You can also add a nose, ears, hair, facial hair, or any other features you'd like. You are free to choose; the possibilities are endless.