Paper Plane Challenge

Wanting to jet off somewhere, but can't at the moment? Think you would be a great pilot?

Well now is your chance is the paper plane challenge!

What you will need:


  1. Sheets of paper approximately A4 size.

  2. Measuring device such as a ruler, tape measure, or a size 12 shoe (they are approximately 30cm long). If you can't find any of these measure it in steps.

  3. Any item to mark the throwing line and the landing place of the plane.

  1. Make your plane using the instructions below, or come up with your own design.

  2. Decorate your plane to make it stand out!

  3. Agree the rules with the person you are challenging i.e. the number of throws allowed, the line from which you throw from, whether you can have a run-up or not.

  4. Throw, and keep throwing.

  5. Find something in your house as a prize .


Tell us about it!

How you can support your child:

If you are willing to share, record yourself throwing the paper aeroplane, you can submit it using the form found in the navigation bar titled "Tell us about it." You can also tweet us and tag @OGATrust on twitter, don't forget tagging your academy twitter account as well!

You can help too! How?

  • You can be the judge if siblings are competing against each other.

  • You can be the challenger to try and make your plane fly further.

  • Record the challenge in action so it can be shared.