Wooden Toy Aeroplane

by Vicki Ong

Inspire the love for flight in your child and at the same time, teach him the different parts of an airplane!

Skill Level: Easy

Suitable For: 3 - 4 years old

Estimated Time: 15 - 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

Wooden Toy Aeroplane

Learning Framework

  • Physical - None

  • Intellectual - Natural and built environment, places and spaces, time and events, inventions and technology, observing, classifying, sequencing, problem solving

  • Emotional - Confidence, self-directed learner, comfortable and happy with themselves, perseverance, inventiveness, sense of wonder and curiosity, engagement

  • Social - None


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Step 1

Cut an ice cream stick in half. Cut a small piece off the end of one half.

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Step 3

Paint the parts of the plane in any colour. Decorate them with patterns too!

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Step 5

Glue the full ice cream sticks onto the peg to form the top and bottom wings.

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  • Newspaper

  • Paint (Poster Colour)

  • Palette

  • Paint Brush

  • Ice Cream Sticks

  • Wooden Pegs

  • Glue

  • Craft Knife

Step 2

Keep the full half for future use.

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Step 4

Check that there are 1 wooden peg, 2 full sticks and 2 cut pieces of stick.

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Step 6

Glue the cut pieces of stick onto the back of the peg to form the stabilisers.


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