Kids who love airplanes will go crazy for these ideas! These 23 Airplane Crafts for Kids are fun, easy to make. More than just paper airplanes, these crafts and activities will awaken their inner aeronautical engineer and bring out the Wright Brothers within.
Do you also dream of flying high up in the sky when you grow up? Well, for now, at least you can design your own airplanes and give wings to your dreams. Check out our collection of DIY airplane crafts and try to fly your plane as high as the sky.
The following crafts are made by recycling stuff like empty water bottle, old wheel rim, sheets of paper from old magazines etc. This teaches us the importance of flying high but with conscious consideration for the land below. Suitable for kids aged 5 to 11, these crafts promote creative thinking and an empirical, innovative approach.
Fly Higher : DIY Airplane Crafts For Kids
1. Recycled Water Bottle Plane
If you want to jazz up the decorations of your room with things reflecting your ambitions, this craft is a must-try for you. Use an old water or soft drink bottle and modify it into a fighter plane. Add the details by following our tutorial and show off your creative side.
2. Airplane Craft
Remember, every master was once was a beginner. You might have to wait for a few years till you can fly a real plane but you can definitely begin with the prototypes. Try out this craft for the love of flying and be a step closer to your wishes.
3. Airplane Magnet
Can you guess what these super cool magnets are made of?
Cloth clips…yes! That is true. Use popsicle sticks, cloth clips and a tiny magnet to design these airplanes.
4. Cardboard Airplane
If you like to keep your crafts customized and personalized, make these airplanes from old packing boxes and paint them to your preference. Add details with a fine tip marker and you are all set to go.
5. Airplane Chandelier
This is just a perfect example of recycling. Make colorful paper planes from magazine covers, comics and used charts to make this splendid chandelier. Attach them with a wheel rim and see them revolve in a splendid movement.
5. Egg Carton Glider
Use a spare egg tray to craft a glider. The lightweight facilitates an easy take-off and a long, smooth flight.
6. Airplane Badges
Now when you have crafted your own aircraft, you should look like a pilot as well. Here are some airplane badges you can craft from sponges and dishwashers. They can also be used to decorate and adorn cupboards, walls, bookshelves etc.
7. Dragon Air Craft
Inspired from the pages of mythology, this Dragon Aircraft DIY is for the warriors! Try making this royal plane and see your buddies get a bit envious of your skills.
8. Popsicle Stick Plane
Paint some ice cream sticks and arrange them creatively to make an aircraft. The louder colors you use, the bolder your art is.
9. Missile Mission
Efficiency is using the minimum resources to deliver the maximum results. This missile craft is efficiency comprised into a lean design. Use a lightweight straw, weight for a windy day and go give flight to your dreams.
10. Simply Beautiful
To think that only complicated crafts are amazing is absolutely a false outlook. Simple things are always beautiful. A simple paper plane can be made a bit more adorable by using a fancy sheet of paper or better still is to handcraft a paper for the same.
11. Aeroplane Model
To ace a school project or to simply gain that artistic satisfaction, this aeroplane model is the best in class. Customize it a bit to suit your needs and set the bars high in creativity.
12. Recycle Crafts
A true artist can transform a heap of waste into a glorious art with his creativity. This is what recycling stands for. Be it empty toilet paper rolls or rusted cloth pins, it is up to your creativity to use them wisely. Refer to these samples and try making some new aircraft models by recycling.
13. Propeller Plane
Before the Right Brothers built their first aircraft, they had made innumerable trials as children to make propellers with the help of old matchboxes and a rubber band. The bottom line is every inventor was once a beginner. Follow our step by step guide to making a propeller craft for yourself.
14. Bottle Air Plane DIY
Empty bottles, a few spare bottle caps and a bit of creativity is all you need to make this super cool aircraft DIY. Add a few details with a marker and give your space a techie makeover.
15. Cloth Pins Aero Plane
Paint old and rusted cloth pins to make military jet planes. These are also paperweights to put to use.
16. Star Wars Plane
Are you a Star Wars fan? Try this craft and show off your star wars admiration to the world.
17. Popsicle Propeller
Popsicle sticks are such magical things. One can literally craft anything from them. Here is yet another stupendous idea for you to try quickly.
18. Craft With Cardboard
This complicated design is not really complicated to craft. Use old package boxes and follow our tutorial to make this amazing flying machine.
19. Tube Recycle
When treated gently and creatively, everything in the world has an inherent power to become beautiful. Look at this craft! Who thought old ointment tubes could look so beautiful!
20. Weigh It Down
Flying is basically good management of weight. Use coins to sustain your aircraft and fly it to longer distances.
These simple crafts teach us that any point of time, it is in our hands to fulfil our own dreams. Take a small step each day and one day you shall reach your intended destination. Hope you have fun crafting these. Stay tuned to our website for more interesting DIYs.Please show us your love in the comments section below.