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Air Powered Rocket Launcher

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This easy to make rocket launcher will give kids hours of fun as they blow through the straw to launch their rockets.

Make two for fun rocket challenges. You can see which rocket will travel the furthest distance and which rocket will get the most air.

This is also a great activity for kids who need to practice blowing as part of speech therapy exercises, because they do it without knowing they're practicing!

Time: 10 minutes preparation time, hours of play time
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Paper
Scissors
Textas for decorating
Glue
A straw

Method
Stack two pieces of paper one on top of the other. Next draw your rocket onto the top sheet.



rocket launcher craft


Decorate the rocket.



rocket launcher craft


Cut around the rocket.



rocket launcher craft


Glue the insides of the rocket together, leaving the bottom unglued.



rocket launcher craft




glue rocket craft


Once glue is dry, insert straw into the bottom.



glue rocket craft


Your rocket is ready to launch! Make a couple in fun designs and have rocket races.



glue rocket craft




Categories
#Space
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Paper Craft
#Toys
#Games
#Rocket
#Straw
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