Wooden Toy Airplane

by Parent Contributor Vicki Ong

Learning Framework?

  • Physical

  • Intellectual

  • Emotional

  • Social

WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • 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

SKILL LEVEL:

Easy

SUITABLE FOR:

3-4 years old

ESTIMATED TIME:

15 - 30 mins

ENVIRONMENT:

Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Newspaper

  • Paint (Poster Colour)

  • Palette

  • Paint Brush

  • Ice Cream Sticks

  • Wooden Pegs

  • Glue

  • Craft Knife

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

Step 1

Gather the materials.

step 2

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

step 3

Keep the full half for future use.

step 4

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

step 5

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

step 6

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

step 7

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

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