Paper Airplane Contest

Host a friendly competition to make the best aerodynamic airplane made out of paper. Then fly the airplanes to test them out.

Required Supplies

• Paper

• Markers

• Table

Group Size

Min: 1
Max: 8


Be careful when flying

Preparation Steps

• Print out instructions and diagrams for the basic paper airplane models. I would recommend:

Activity Instructions

1. Gather participants around a table

2. Pass out paper and instructions

3. Demonstrate how to make each of the 5 airplane models: The dart, the steath, the bumble, the hunter and the bullnose

4. Have participants choose their choice of airplane and test it out in a flying competition.

5. Have partcipants test fly their airplane. Then let the competition begin!