If the weather has not told you already, spring is here! It is time for playing outdoors in the warmth of the sun. It is also perfect weather to fly paper airplanes! I find it to be a great activity for the family to enjoy together and it only requires a few sheets of paper. On top of enjoying the outdoors and having fun together as a family, the crafting of paper airplanes is a great way to get the brains working as everyone tries to figure out how best to build and create their plane.
Once all airplane are completed, have each kid write their name on their plane. Then have the kids stand at one end of the yard and toss the plane. The person with the plane that flies the farthest wins. Of course you can add other ways to win, such as: who can get theirs to return to them, who can get theirs to loop-d-loop, and so-on.
To help the little kids in the group that may struggle a bit with the paper plane creation Disney Junior has put together a few Paper Airplane templates featuring some of their favorite characters. Rocket through space with Miles From Tomorrowland, soar through the Sky with Sofia the First, and Pirate the skies with Jake and the Neverland Pirates. Each paper airplane template comes with easy instructions and marks so you know where to fold.
To grab these free templates click the images below and save the PDF to your computer. They are free to download, so you might as well grab them all.
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