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Race a balloon-powered car Activity

by Ariel Marcy, 12 July 2023 | 0 comments

A balloon car made from cardboard, skewers and straws.

Turn hot air into motion! You could even make 2 or more of these cardboard cars and run a race. Safety: Be careful with scissors and with the pointy end of skewers. Always ask an adult for assistance if you’re unsure.

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Paper plane launcher Activity

by Fiona Midson, 8 December 2022 | 0 comments

Paper plane and launcher.

Looking for some flying fun? This paper plane launcher gives your plane a speedy launch!

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Jumping bug Activity

by David Shaw, 22 July 2021 | 0 comments

Twisted blue and white wire.

This simple toy is made from a few paperclips and can jump high into the air. Time to get bending!

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