8 Easy Airplane Crafts for Preschoolers and Kids

8 Easy Airplane Crafts for Preschoolers and Kids

Parenting is not at all an easy task, especially when it comes to catering to the needs and demands of your little ones! Keeping them busy with activities that they can learn from is the ultimate challenge for every parent. So, here are eight easy aeroplane craft for toddlers that would make great toys for them and making them would help them concentrate as well!

Aeroplane Craft and Activities for Children

Are you looking for some ideas that would not only keep your children engaged for some time but also serve as entertainment for them? These kids aeroplane art is perfect for your kids. These unique designs are quite easy to make and do not require a lot of things. The materials needed is easily available and needs to be assembled to create aeroplanes for your little ones!

1. Play “Do”-Ugh It

Every kid is fond of the colourful play dough and is ready to try out making everything you ask her to make! Since they are hassle-free and keeps the children engaged, as parents you all would also find it apt for their aeroplane craft.

Things You Need

How To Make?

Use the blue clay to form the elongated and flat body of the aeroplane first. Take some more blue clay, shape it in the form of flattened wings and tail. Place them over the body as shown in the picture. Then take the yellow clay, form small circles and place it over the body as doors and windows and your aeroplane is ready to fly!

Clay Plane

2. Mount It Up

Mount boards being hard are the best support for an aeroplane craft for children.

Things You Need

How To Make?

Cut out pieces from the mount board first to form the body in shape of a longitudinal strip and roll it to form the body as shown in the image. Cut pieces in the shape of wings and tails and attach them to the body as shown. You can also colour it if you want to.

Mount Board Plane

3. Pep It Up With Paper

Children are always attracted towards colourful objects. So, a simple paper plane but with different bright colours on it would be not only easy to make but also looks peppy and attractive!

Things You Need

  • Mount Board Strip (White)
  • Scissors
  • Gum
  • Coloured papers

How To Make?

Take a small strip of white mount board. Cut off different coloured papers, two in triangle shapes for the wings and the third triangle shape for the tail, just a bit smaller in size. Using the rest of the papers, cover up the mount board strip which is the body of the plane. Then, stick it up together as shown in the image.

Paper Plane

4. Block-It Together

Every kid surely has a block game in their toy box. These block pieces, put together would certainly make a great toy aeroplane that she can play with.

Things You Need

How To Make?

First, take a rectangular block which is fit to serve as the body of the plane. Then, build it up gradually with different other blocks as per availability so that the body looks sturdy and complete. Put some thin blocks for the wings and the tail. Finally, put a semi-circular piece on top to complete the effect!

Play Block Plane

5. Keep Stick-Ing

How about making an aeroplane just by sticking ice cream sticks together?

Things You Need

  • Ice cream sticks (4-5)
  • Scissors
  • Gum
  • Colours

How To Make?

Form a bundle of sticks for the plane’s body by putting 2-3 ice cream sticks together. Before applying gum, pass two other sticks, one from each end as shown in the image. Apply gum properly and let it dry. Finally, colour your aeroplane as you please!

Ice-cream Stick Plane

6. Puzzles Never Go Wrong

Puzzles are a great activity for your little one that not only helps develop their motor coordination skills but also builds concentration. So, how about making an aeroplane puzzle for your kid and letting her solve it?

Things You Need

  • Mount Board (White)
  • Scissors
  • Colours
  • Pencil

How To Make?

Sketch the plane on the white mount board and cut it off through the edges. Then draw puzzles pieces as shown in the image and cut off through them. Colour the pieces as you wish and then jumble them up for your kid to rebuild it again!

Puzzle Plane

7. Lego Makes It Easy

If you are looking for some craft activity that is creative, for your toddlers, what can be better than Lego?

Things you need

  • Four white Lego pieces (3-pinned)
  • One transparent 1-pinned Lego piece
  • 9-10 black Lego pieces of different sizes

How To Make?

Use the black pieces to form the body by keeping an elongated piece as the base and some smaller ones for design. Use the white pieces as wings and tail to create a contrast effect. The transparent piece is to be placed right at the front as if to look like the windshield of the plane.

Lego Plane

8. A convention is Never Out of Date!

What comes to your mind when we say how to make a paper plane? We certainly cannot miss out on that one!

Things You Need

  • A rectangular piece of paper

How To Make?

Turn the paper inwards by folding the top two corners of the paper. Then fold the formed triangle by bending them inwards. Repeat this, only now to form the wings as shown in the image, and your plane is ready to fly!

Craft Paper Plane

So, hurry up! Start making these immediately to engage your little ones!

Also Read: Amazing and Simple Paper Crafts for Kids