Check out this super fun and easy Giant Paper Airplane Activity for Kids! Who said paper airplanes were out of style? This large paper airplane will provide hours of fun. All you need is a large piece of poster board.
Why Make A Giant Paper Airplane
- Big fun to be had
- Super easy to make
- Tech-Free Activity
- Fun outdoor activity
What Do I Need For This Airplane
All you need is a poster board! You want to reach for a thin poster board so you can shape it to fit the airplane shape. It is super simple to make, and you might not ever make a small airplane again.
How to Fold A Giant Paper Airplane
Here are steps on how to fold the airplane with the images. These pictures will help you see exactly how to fold your airplane! It is really easy to do, you are just doing it in a larger size.
*You may need something to help you crease the posterboard toward the last steps. I used the lid to a Yankee candle jar and that worked really well!
*All kids could follow the instructions to create their own paper airplane, but the younger ones might need help with the creases.
If you find you need to hold shape, use tape to secure on the paper in certain areas to keep the shape.
Reasons Why Paper Crafts Are Great For Kids
1.) Fine Motor Skills
Paper crafts are going to help your child or kid learn how to master fine motor skills. Now if you have a younger child they are going to need help with this large paper airplane.
2.) Following Directions
As you walk them through how to fold the airplane they are learning to listen and follow directions. That is a great skill for any child of any age learn how to master.
3.) Problem Solve
If you run into needing to problem-solving it allows your child to stop, look and assess making the paper airplane. It is a simple craft but sometimes if it doesn’t fly straight, or a piece keeps moving, taping help. That takes a simple problem-solving assessment.