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Kids Activity: Making a Straw Airplane

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

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Supplies:

  • Drinking straw
  • cardstock
  • measuring tape or ruler
  • pen
  • tape
  • scissors
  • one cute child

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With your ruler and pen, mark a point at one inch. You’ll be making two strips, one that’s 1′ x 5” and one that’s 1′ x 10′.

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Cut your two strips

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Tape the longer strip together to make a circle

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Do the same with the shorter strip. You should have one large circle and one small circle

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Tape the straw in the middle of the smaller circle. If your straw has a bendy section, like this one, tape over that section and then snip off the end of the straw

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Tape the larger circle on the other side in the same way.

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Give is a nice throw! Tips, keep the small circle in the front and throw it high above your head.