Airplane Activities for Kids
To encourage interest in the world of aviation, plan to include activities involving airplanes and aviation into your lesson plans. Hands on activities encourage participation, improve motor skills, and help children retain more information about the subject matter.
the body and the wing. Using a utility knife, cut a slit into the foam airplane body. Then, allow the children to slide the airplane wing through the slit in the airplane body. Instruct the children to decorate the plane as desired. After the glue and paints from the decorations dry, take the kids outside and allow them to fly their planes.
candy airplane ideas is also good to use for Valentine’s Day treats.
Give each child a white Styrofoam plate and a white Styrofoam bowl. Glue the bowls face down onto the back of the plates. Once the glue dries, instruct the children to decorate the “flying saucers” as desired. This idea may also be used during a unit on space. Display the “flying saucers” in the classroom or somewhere else in the school long enough for others to enjoy before sending them home.
Clothes Pin Plane
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