Paper Jet PlaneCredit: Malachi Brown | License: My Own Photo
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Make a paper airplane
The origin of folded paper gliders is generally considered to be of Ancient China, although there is equal evidence that the refinement and development of folded gliders took place in equal measure in Japan.
There are dozens of different designs to try an make. Paper planes can made into the classic dart or glider designs. More elaborate designs can show you how to create a paper stunt plane or World War II plane.
Make them for fun with your friends or test your skill in a paper airplane competition.
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Paper comes in hundreds of different types. Choose the type just right for what you need.
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Colored paper usually used for crafts. Available at all craft stores and some department stores.
Scissors are used for cutting paper, fabric and many other materials. They are available at any craft and stationary stores and most large departments stores.
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Decorate your plane
Don’t stop at just making the folds. You can decorate the plane with designs as well.
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Look up designs. Make sure you have paper. Some complex designs may require you to have scissors as well.Add/Edit Before
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