File this under Things I Didn't Know You Could Do At Home—you can make a tiny hot air balloon to take a tiny toy pilot on a ride! In this video, Ross Exton of At-Bristol Science Centre explains the process, along with visiting a real hot air balloon factory. Seeing the fabrics used in hot air balloons is frankly amazing, and making your own mini-balloon looks like a lot of fun for your kid...or your next office party. Enjoy:

Further reading: 10 Strange Facts About Hot Air Balloons and 700 Hot Air Balloons (Timelapse).

(Via The Kid Should See This.)