Today’s special storytime theme was paper airplanes. After reading the book I’m Here by Peter H. Reynolds, we got to work on our own creations:
Some of the kids used photocopied calendar templates to make their airplanes and others were fine with just a blank sheet of paper. Here’s a great site with step-by-step video instructions if you’d like to make your own paper airplanes: http://www.paperairplanes.co.uk/
Here are some of the finished products from today’s session:
After we were done folding, we took advantage of a once in a lifetime opportunity and launched our paper airplanes from the library’s balcony!
Do you have a tip for making the ultimate paper airplane? Feel free to share your suggestions in the comments 🙂
- How To Fold The Longest-Flying Paper Airplanes (uniquedaily.com)
- Re-imagining the Paper Airplane (theatlantic.com)
- Ask Slashdot: The Very Best Paper Airplane? (ask.slashdot.org)