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THE CRAFT TABLE
Make & Do Activity Kit
Planes have wings for the same reason birds do–to help it ﬂy. The shape of a planes wing is important. Test the powers of aerodynamics in this fun activity.
It is important not to crease thepaper as you construct your aerofoil wing.
Adult step please:
Carefully poke a hole using scissors through both black dots on your template sheet large enough to push a straw through.
Bend the template paper over till the end meets the black line. Don’t crease. Stick into position with tape along the line.
Pass the straw through both holes as shown.
Place a 4cm long piece of tape as shown and fold it over to form a ﬂag shape. Trim straw at the tape. Repeat on other end.
Thread string through the straw and tie beads to each end.
To ﬂy your aerofoil, hold beads vertically and taut as shown. Make sure the curve of the wing is on top and pointed edge of foil to the front. Then run!
coloured A4 paper
What you will need: