Craft World Magazine: Fun with Paper Airplanes

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CraftWorldMagazine FunwithPaperAirplanes Doyouliketomakepaperairplanes?Wedo!Herearesomeeasytipsto makeyourairplanethecoolestplaneinthesky. Buildabetterplane! Improveyourairplanebyusingbetterpaper. •Dos:Trysomeofthesemid-weightpapers— drawingpaper,origamipaper,construction paper,computerpaper. •Don’ts:Verylightweightpaper,suchastissue paper,won’tbestiffenough.Reallythickpaperwon’tfoldwell. •Alwaysdothis:Makesharp,neat,straightfolds.Thenwatchyourplane soartonewheights! Isthatyourplane? Makeyourplaneuniquebyusingpaperofdifferentcolors. •Dos:Magazinepagesandorigamipaperaregoodchoices.Ifyoudon’t havecoloredpaper,youcancolorwhitepaperwithmarkersorpastel chalks. •Don’ts:Don’tusepaint,becauseyourpapermightnotdryflat,andthe planewon’tflyaswell.Loadingyourplanewithstickersmightalso groundit. Sparkleinthesun! Howdoyoumakeyourairplanereallyshine?Justrubagluestick anywhereonyourplaneandspreadglitterovertheglue. Becomeanairplanescientist! Whatdoyoureallyknowaboutwhichshapeofplanefliesbest?Flytwo planesandcomparethem.Forexample,makeoneplanewithapointed nose.Thenfoldanotherplanethesamewaybutsnipoffthepointatthe veryendofthenose.Flyeachoftheplanesandseewhichonesetsthe distancerecord. Haveaflyingparty! Inviteyourfriendsover.Youcantradeideasformakingnewplaneswith yourfriends.Youmightevenhaveacontest.Aflyingpartyisagreatway tohavefun! ™ ©AdvancedAssessmentSystems/LinkIt!Duplicationisrestrictedtolicenseesonly.

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