How to Make a Paper Airplane



This will show you how to make a basic paper airplane.

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Step 1: Step 1. Paper

You will need one piece of normal printing paper.

Step 2: Step 2. the First Fold

You will need to fold the paper in half.

Step 3: Step 3. Folding Together

You will need to fold the top two corners together towards the middle.

Step 4: Step 4. Folding Back

After you fold together, you will have to fold the tip back to the other side. Try to make the top as even as possible.

Step 5: Step 5. Folding to the Middle

At this stage, you will need to fold the top right corner to the middle.

Step 6: Step 6. Folding to the Middle (again)

Afterwards, you then will fold the top left corner to the middle.

Step 7: Step 7. Folding the Pocket

After you have both corners to the middle, there will be a triangle of paper left below the previous fold. You will have to fold up the small triangle.

Step 8: Step 8. Folding Back

Next, you will have to fold the paper in half, but backwards.

Step 9: Step 9. the Wings

Now just fold the wings on both sides.

Step 10: Step 10. Have Fun Flying!

All you have to do now is throw the plane, and have fun!

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