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How to Make Balloons in Minecraft Education Edition

How to Make Balloons in Minecraft Education Edition

How to craft balloons - the scientific way!

Minecraft Education Edition is a special version of Mojang studio’s popular blocky game that is used in classrooms and allows teachers to teach youngsters about various topics in a fun and interactive way. If you thought this was some kind of simplified version of Minecraft, well, think again! Instead of axes and armor, you will be crafting periodic tables of elements by altering the number of protons, electrons, and neutrons – impressive stuff! So making a simple balloon in the Minecraft Education version is an experience in and of itself, so let’s learn how to make it.

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How to Make Balloons in Minecraft Education Edition

In Minecraft Education Edition, it is possible to make decorative balloons in several colors, but for that, you will need some items that you can only find in this version of the game.

  • Helium x1
  • Latex x6
  • Lead x1
  • Colored Dye x1

For Helium you need to open Element Constructor and craft it by setting it to Protons x2, Electrons x2, and Neutrons x1. To craft Latex go to the Compound Creator and mix Carbon x5 and Hydrogen x8. To get Carbon set Element Constructor as follows: Protons x6, Electrons x6, and Neutrons x5, and for Hydrogen: Protons x1, Electrons x1, and Neutrons x0. Lead is a rope to tie the balloon with – not a chemical element, so it needs to be found in the world, in places like Ancient City or Woodland Mansion. Lastly Colored Dye is created the same way as in the regular version of the game, you can extract it from flowers, plants, and even some monsters. When you collect several different dye colors, you can combine them to get new colors – just like in the classic Minecraft.

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When you have crafted and collected all the necessary items, place them on the crafting table in the quantities mentioned above and you will get yourself a floating decorative balloon – congratulations!

So there you have it, now you know how to craft balloons the scientific way! Go ahead and impress your teacher, just don’t mention looking this guide up. Also, when you are not in school and playing the regular version of Minecraft, check out other guides by clicking on the tag below.

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Nikola "Nick" Jovanovic
Nick has been a Prima Games Staff Writer since May 2022, an old-school gamer, and a gamer journalist with over 25 years of expertise. Our resident micro-influencer from Serbia! When he's not driving through Belgrade, he's probably racing in Gran Turismo or Forza, playing some strange JRPG games or just watching pro wrestling.