You can make a paper plane fly far by choosing a design that flies long distances without nosediving. The technique used for launching the plane into air also impacts how fast and far it can fly. You need a piece of pape... More »

Airplanes fly because the design of the wings produces lift that counterbalances the weight of the aircraft. Air flows more rapidly over the top of the wing than underneath it, which reduces the air pressure above the su... More »

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Paper airplanes can be useful aides in demonstrating aerodynamics, and they're a fun origami project. Making a simple paper airplane only requires a few folds of the paper, with an eye to symmetry for balanced flight. More »

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Some different ways to fold a paper airplane include the hammerhead airplane method, in which you crease the paper so that the flying tips are at the end of the craft, and the bottlenose airplane method, in which you fol... More »

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A paper train requires little more than imagination and common household items: a toilet paper tube, card stock or construction paper, plastic lids, scissors and glue. By first tracing and then cutting out a train patter... More »

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Make a paper dragon from a paper cup, color tissue paper and a drinking straw. You also need glue, googly eyes, a permanent marker, construction paper and scissors to complete this project. More »

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Embossing is a fun and easy process used to create raised images or 3-D patterns on paper or other materials. You can emboss a variety of items, including store-bought stationery and cards, or make your own using craft p... More »

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