Backyard Game
Star House Racing

Description

Who can design a paper airplane that flies the farthest outside with the same weight paper.

Materials

1-same weighted paper (can play trying all different weights of paper but must be of equal weight during a single race)
2-tape measure

1

Design a paper airplane - this might take some research. Each player creates the same plane and secretly initials it.

2

Set up a line that will be used to stand on as the plane is launched. Each player has to figure out how to launch it in the best manner.

3

After each player throws his/her paper airplane, the distance from the start line to the tip of the airplane is measured.

4

The one with the longest distance from the starting line wins.

5

Variations: Each player can try and launch another player's plane. Try varying weights of paper and predict how far the planes will travel - The one with the most correct predictions wins.