Tutorial: Make a Balloon Shrinkie

A balloon shrinkie is a deflated balloon with textured writing and pictures.


  • Balloon
  • Permanent marker
  • Something to seal the balloon temporarily (eg. a binder clip, a stitch marker, etc.)
  1. Inflate the balloon
  2. Seal the balloon
  3. Write or draw on the inflated balloon with the permanent marker
  4. Deflate the balloon
  5. Enjoy!