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Create your own paper airplane and see how far you can throw it!
Difficulty Level: Hard
Time Needed: 10 minutes
Best done: Indoors
Mess Level: Low
Piece of paper
How to fold a paper airplane page
Optional weight: pennies, buttons etc.
Time to Experiment!
For this activity, show children the simple “how to fold an airplane” page. Depending on their abilities they may be able to do it on their own or need help. They may of course make their airplane anyway they choose!
Have them test how far they can throw their airplane!
Optional-ask them to test how much weight their plane can carry (for example-tape a certain number of pennies or buttons to the airplane).
See whose plane can carry the most weight!
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