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Space Shuttle Paper Airplane

Summertime is the perfect time to build a whole fleet of paper airplanes to fly as far as your imagination will allow.

 

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Supplies

8 1/2 x 11 white paper

Color Printer

Instructions

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Print the space shuttle on an 8 1/2"x11" paper. Fold paper in half vertically.

Make a valley fold and unfold.

Insert the bottom corner point inward as shown in the diagram. This inside reverse fold makes a tail fin.

Fold the top layer as shown in the diagram.

Repeat Step 4 on the other side.

Make a valley fold along the vertical dashed line.

Unfold the flap and make a mountain fold so that the flap is under the top sheet. Repeat behind.

Fold down the wing section. Repeat behind.

Make another valley folding upward.

Repeat Step 9 on the other side wing.

Make a 3-dimensional shape as shown in the diagram. The Shuttle Paper Airplane is complete and ready to fly. Make sure the back view of your plane matches the diagram shown in the diagram.

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I'm a homeschool mom of six. My family has been homeschooling for about eleven years. And, each year, we've learned a little more about having fun, and spending less, while learning more. It's great to be a homeschooler!

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