Kids who love airplanes will go crazy for these ideas! If your kid loves all things aerospace, their little imaginations are going to soar when you show them these 25 paper plane crafts for kids.
More than just paper airplanes, these crafts and activities will awaken their inner aeronautical engineer and bring out the Wright Brothers within. Have fun!
Paper Plane Crafts For Kids to Soar High
1. Paper Plane Challenge
Learn to fold a paper plane and find out how much weight it can hold with this paper plane challenge by Via Kids Activities Blog. You’re in for a treat!
2. DIY Paper Plane Craft
These DIY airplanes by Sunshine Whispers are made from cardboard rolls and popsicle sticks. The simplicity of these paper plane craft for kids of all ages is something to look forward to!
3. Cardboard Paper Plane Craft
How adorable is this cardboard airplane by Pink Stripey Socks? Kids will love making this paper plane craft because they can be super creative with it with some paint!
4. Wine Cork Paper Plane Craft
Give kids the supplies and they can make an airplane out of just about anything…like this wine cork for wheels by Kids Chaos! Throw in a few popsicles and a clothespin and you’re off to the sky!
5. Star Wars Flyer Paper Plane Craft
Fold the right size paper and pretty soon you’ll have this flyer right out of Star Wars by No Time For Flashcards. I would honestly love to get my hands on these and create my own paper plane craft for kids Star Wars style!
6. Clothespin Plane Crafts
Watch out, Red Barron, Snoopy is hot on your tail with this cute clothespin plane craft by Crafts By Amanda. Just imagine all kinds of paper plane crafts you can do with such simple supplies like craft sticks, clothespin, some glue, and more!
7. Valentine Paper Plane Crafts
Check out these airplane Valentine’s by No Biggie! They would make any heart soar with this paper plane craft and only just by using printable in case you want to skip the Valentine candies.
8. Cardboard Roll Paper Plane Craft
Your child could make so many paper plane crafts using cardboard rolls and some paint courtesy of Glamour Moms. Never think for another second that your cardboard rolls are going to waste!
9. Toilet Roll Core Paper Plane Craft
Toilet roll cores are begging to be paper plane crafts just like this skillfully designed paper plane craft from Molly Moo Crafts. Just give your kids a toilet roll, some paint, and see if they can design a plane that will actually fly.
10. Propeller Paper Plane Craft
This airplane doesn’t look like much, but it really DOES fly. You won’t believe how far this propeller spins by Instructables (unavailable) goes. It’s absolutely a must-try paper plane craft for kids!
11. Biplane Plane Craft
Or for a beautiful plane craft like this biplane by Create Craft Love, clothespins always work well to design the perfect paper plane crafts for kids.
12. Shampoo Bottle Plane Craft
13. BIG Paper Plane Craft
Want a fun outdoor project? Let’s see how BIG of an airplane your kids can make just like this jumbo paper plane by Frugal Fun 4 Boys!
14. Upcycled Paper Plane Craft
This intricate airplane design by Ziggity Zoom (unavailable) is made entirely of things found around the house. Let your kids search and design the perfect homemade paper plane craft!
15. Aerodynamic Paper Plane Craft
Or if you want one that’ll really go far, this amazingly aerodynamic paper plane craft design by I Dig Pinterest (unavailable) for kids will be super fun to make and play with!
16. Dollar Tree Paper Plane Craft
Foam pieces from The Dollar Tree make easy airplanes thanks to Cheap Crafty Mama (unavailable), and as long as they’re weighted properly, they go pretty far. Foam’s much like paper, I suppose, and when you believe… it will fly!
17. Glider Paper Plane Craft for Kids
This glider paper plane craft by Handmade Charlotte is going to blow your child’s mind. So easy to make, and you won’t believe how far it goes! Best part? It’s all just made of straw and paper. Your kids will definitely enjoy!
18. Printable Dragon Paper Plane Craft
Want a flying machine that’s less airplane and more magical creature? Check out this amazing flying dragon by Create In The Chaos! This paper plane craft for kids is a sure fire-breathing dragon way to create some magical moments!
19. Magnet Plane Craft
This magnet airplane craft by Hot DIY Tutorial is perfect for the airplane fan in your family. Wouldn’t it so cool to let them hang their drawings from their very own planes. This is such a great plane craft for kids!
20. Corrugated Paper Plane Craft For Kids
This simple cardboard design by Catch My Party will make plenty of planes to fill your child’s soaring imagination. This particular paper plane craft for kids is probably the easiest to make on this list and is great for independent play!
21. Hanging Paper Plane Craft
Or make this hanging paper plane craft by Apartment Therapy. By having several smaller paper planes tied to a discarded bike wheel, you can hang them as décor for your kids’ rooms. They’re going to LOVE this one!
22. Zippy Zoomers Paper Plane Craft
23. Egg Carton Paper Plane Craft
You can also create this egg carton paper plane craft by Bon Bon Break to make a simple two wing glider that’ll float through the yard with ease. With just a few supplies, you’ll be flying in no time!
24. Felt Paper Plane Craft
These sweet felt planes by Home Hearted (unavailable) would make great felt play for a younger airplane enthusiast! Paper plane crafts for all ages is a mom’s or dad’s dream!
25. Piggy Bank Paper Plane Craft
Your child can make a great paper plane craft out of an old soda bottle, and even turn it into this piggy bank by Bright Nest (unavailable) to save up for flying lessons! Talk about hitting two planes with one craft!
MORE KIDS CRAFT FROM PLAY IDEAS
- Simple crafts kids can make with only 2-3 supplies!
- Crafty gifts for kids who love to make things.
- Check out these awesome popsicle stick crafts for all ages!
- Or these Dr. Seuss-inspired crafts for preschoolers.
- Some handprint crafts for toddlers!
- More cute clothespin crafts for kids!
- And some polymer clay to craft for your crafty kiddos!
Which paper plan craft for kids are you excited to make next?