Wooden Toy Airplane

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - None
  • Intellectual - Natural and built environment, places and spaces, time and events, inventions and technology, observing, classifying, sequencing, problem solving
  • Emotional - Confidence, self-directed learner, comfortable and happy with themselves, perseverance, inventiveness, sense of wonder and curiosity, engagement
  • Social - None
Inspire the love for flight in your child and at the same time, teach him the different parts of an airplane!
Skill Level
Easy
Suitable for
3-4 years old
Estimated time
15 - 30 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Newspaper
  • Paint (Poster Colour)
  • Palette
  • Paint Brush
  • Ice Cream Sticks
  • Wooden Pegs
  • Glue
  • Craft Knife

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2


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Cut an ice cream stick in half. Cut a small piece off the end of one half.

Step 3

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Keep the full half for future use.

Step 4

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Paint the parts of the plane in any colour. Decorate them with patterns too!

Step 5

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Check that there are 1 wooden peg, 2 full sticks and 2 cut pieces of stick.

Step 6


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Glue the full ice cream sticks onto the peg to form the top and bottom wings.

Step 7

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Glue the cut pieces of stick onto the back of the peg to form the stabilisers.

Ask the Kids

Why do we need airplanes?

What do airplanes carry?

What parts are there to an airplane?

When was the first airplane invented?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below