Wikijunior:Big Book of Fun Science Experiments/Paper Helicopter

So you fancy flying a paper helicopter do you? Well read on!

You will needEdit

  • Paper
  • Paperclip
  • Scissors

What you must doEdit

1 Cut out 2 paper rectangles 10cm long and 2cm wide.


2 Put the pieces together and fold the 2 ends over 2cm from the edge


3 Stick a paperclip on the end to hold them together.

4 Fold 1 side upwards and the other one down.


5 Your helicopter is nearly finished! You need to pull the wings out a little then let the paper helicopter spin as it falls to the ground.


Experiments that you can do with you helicopterEdit

References and further readingEdit

For children and adultsEdit

  • CGP "National curriculum science- Forces in action" ISBN 184146273