How to Make a Paper Airplane

This basic shape is easy to make and fun to fly (it goes pretty far!).

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1. Take a standard size (8" x 12") piece of printer paper and fold the long sides in half.

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2. Fold the two top corners in to form a triangle.

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3. Fold the sides of the triangle in again, forming a narrower triangle.

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4. Turn the triangle on its side and fold it in half.

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5. The top edges on each of the sides can be folded down halfway to form the wings.

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