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Kids Activity: Making a Straw Airplane

Paper airplane are soooo last decade. Welcome the new straw plane! Your child will love how this one twirls as it flies!

How to Make Easy Straw Rockets - Fun kids craft and homemade toy!

How to Make Easy Straw Rockets

Make straw rockets! This simple rocket activity kept my crew busy for a long time, and it’s so simple to do! Blow into the straw and launch your rocket. We put these rockets together in about 10 min. The longest part was wa

The Paper Airplane That Flies Forever.  See also the tumblewing by John Collins (The Paper Airplane Guy)

From Smithsonian's Air & Space Magazine: This paper airplane—the Tumblewing—is a type a walkalong glider. The authors note that it’s designed to fall steadily forward and down, in a spiral. If you walk too fast, the Tumblewing will fly over.

Here’s a fun science experiment for kids with a simple helicopter style twirler.  These toothpick twirlers spin as they fall! Here’s how to make one: Gather your supplies:  paper, scissors, toothpicks, and tape.  You might also want markers for decorating. Cut a strip of paper and fold it in half like this: Then fold like …

Toothpick Twirlers Science Experiment

Airplane test lab, have kids construct different kinds of airplanes and see which planes will fly

Paper Airplane Test Lab

This was a quick easy-to-make plane that provided a lot of entertainment! Awesome website for boys!

DIY Stethoscope

Straw plane--flies better than a paper airplane. We just made these, and they really are fun and quite easy! Way easier than a paper airplane.

How to Make Straw and Paper Shooters: Airplane

How to Make Straw and Paper Shooters: Airplane

Jan Celebrate the First Flight on the Super Sonic Concord: How to Make Straw and Paper Shooters: Airplane

How to Make Straw and Paper Airplanes | DIY What a great activity for STEM!

How to Make Straw and Paper Airplanes

The crafting experts at DIYNetwork share how to make straw airplanes guaranteed to be kid-friendly hit.

Did you know you can make Origami Boomerang that really comes back out a simple sheet of paper? Follow these simple Origami Boomerang instructions for hours

Origami Boomerang that Comes Back

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: 2 Paper Flyers

There& been a lot of paper crafting at my house lately, thanks to my oldest son& obsession with Tom Angleberger& Origami Yoda book se.

Air Travel Activities & Printables (KLP Linky)

Air Travel Activities & Printables (KLP Linky)

Customize your own picture frame using Hot Wheels cars with this simple arts and crafts project. Find easy-to-follow instructions here.

What a terrific idea for a boys room or family room! You could use "Hot Wheels", miniature motorcycles, mini soccer balls, seashells, the possibilities are endless.

Busy bags for toddlers (bags from the dollar store). such a good idea and so creative. better than trying to stuff books and cars into a diaper bag or your purse. Plus if you only bring it out at restaurants or when you go out it's a special treat

ThanksBusy bags for toddlers (bags from the dollar store). Lots of fun ideas.