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Flying Foam Airplanes

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Flying Foam Airplanes CIY Poster Frame

How do airplanes stay in the sky? Kids' creativity flies high when they experiment with basic aerodynamics.

Supplies:

Steps:

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1 Discover the hundreds of different kinds of airplanes there are. Find out about how airplanes fly. Use these ideas to invent your own planes! This is just one idea.

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2 With Crayola® Scissors, cut slits at both ends of a cardboard tube. Cut pieces of foam to form the nose and tail of the plane, and slide them through the slits. Cut a small slit in front of the tail and add a foam stabilizer. Cut foam into two wings. Cut a slit into each side of the cardboard roll. Insert wings into slits.

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3 Use Crayola School Glue to secure loose airplane parts.

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4 Cover your work area with newspaper. Using Crayola Washable Kid's Paint and Crayola Paint Brushes, color and decorate your airplane with windows and a name or logo. Dry.

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5 With an adult, choose an outdoor paved area that is clean, safe, and free from traffic. With Crayola Sidewalk Paint and a brush, design a hangar and landing strip for your plane. See how well it can fly!

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