You Will Need ...
  1. Insulation foam

  2. Black duct tape

  3. Silver duct tape

  4. Scissors

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Step 1: 

Cut the insulation foam to about the length of your arm, from your armpit to the tip of your index finger.

Step 2: 

To make the sword's handle, rip two pieces of black duct tape each about six inches long.

Step 3: 

Roll one one piece of black duct tape over the end of the insulation foam.

Step 4: 

Do the same thing with the next piece of duct tape, but this time place it above the first piece.

Step 5: 

You have one more piece of duct tape to add! Rip off a piece of silver duct tape, also six inches. Roll it above both of the black pieces.

Step 6: 

Your laser sword is complete and ready to take on the bad guys!

Age: 
Preschool
School-age
Tween
Craft Length: 
5 - 15 minutes
Difficulty: 
Easy peasy (fun and simple)
Prep Time: 
5 minutes or less
Recycled: 
Fodder
Supervision: 
1 adult per 10 children
Variations: 

You can always use some hot glue to add a few pieces of bling to complete your sword. You can make activation buttons out of rhinestones, buttons, or other bits and pieces, or create a custom grip on the handle with even more duct tape!

Variation Photos: