Paper Plate Flyers

Make a simple paper plate flyer. Just toss it like a frisbee, and see how far it flies!

  1. Ages: 3 - 8

  2. 30 minutes - 1 hour

  3. Messy

  4. Grownup needed

Materials you'll need

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Just paper plates, glue and scissors for this one!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    It was my job to cut a slice in the middle of the plates, then I showed the children how to follow the line around the plate with the scissors. They were able to cut them two at a time.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    We ran a ring of glue round the bottom of three of the plates,

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    then pressed them together thoroughly.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

  • Step 5

    Next came the decorations..... then they were left to dry.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 5

  • Done!

    One.... two..... three!!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 6

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