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What you'll need. Colored papers, markers, straws, and tape.

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Cut 2 strips of paper, a long and a short one.

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Build an engine by rolling and tapping the long paper strip. Use the short strip for the cockpit. Tape parts to straw.

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Decorate your airship and make it unique.

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Create different airplane models and test their flight patterns.

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The moment of truth. Beta flyers 3-2-1 Fly!

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Straw Airplanes


Paper-Straw dynamics! Want a fun way to explore the field of aeronautics? This simple activity lets kids design and test airships inside and outside the house.
 
Color Papers…Check,
Markers…Check
Straws and Tape…Check,
3-2-1…Blastoff!
 
Attention: Since this activity requires scissors, make sure to keep an eye on the action.