Trash to Treasure-Parachute

Introduction: Trash to Treasure-Parachute

When I looked around my home I found many plastic bags lying around everywhere.Seeng this I decided to go ahead and make a Parachute.Hope you enjoy!!!!!!!!!1

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Step 1: Materials Required

A Plastic Cover


A Ball




Step 2:

Using the marker, draw a square of 20 cm and mark squares of side 1 inch on all corners.

Step 3:

Now cut out the template that you just drew.

Step 4:

Now stick the corners of adjacent extensions' .Stick all the eight in the same way.

Step 5:

Cut threads of the same length and stick them to all four corners with cello tape.

Step 6:

Now,stick all the thread ends to the ball with cello tape.

Step 7:

Now,fold the parachute in half for three times and wind the ball with the thread around it.This will make it compact to throw.

Step 8:

Go to your terrace and throw it up with your maximum strength.

nb:Use plastic bags or sheets of good quality that does not wrinkle. The ball should not be of much weight and using thicker threads will make the parachute better.

Step 9:

ENJOY PARACHUTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    4 years ago

    My mom was always coming up short on her head scarfs, I used to "borrow" them to make parachutes for my plastic toy soldiers when I was a kid. ☺

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    That looks like a fun project. I am going to have to show this to my son.