How to Make a Popsicle Stick Airplane

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Have an airplane lover in your family? While this popsicle stick airplane won’t fly, you’ll have fun constructing and painting it. This is perfect for a child’s room – you can even add some string and hang several of these from the ceiling.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 1 hour (includes drying time)
Age range: 10+

Things you’ll need:
Small popsicle sticks
Large wood clothespin
Acrylic paint
Jumbo popsicle sticks
Small wooden bead
Paint brush
Hot glue gun
Hot glue sticks

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Things to do:
1. Paint your clothespin in any design.
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2. Paint the two large popsicle sticks as shown.
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3. Allow to dry, then add any fun dots or designs! Warm up your hot glue gun.
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4. Glue the small popsicle stick to the top of the back of the clothespin (not to the pinch side)
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5. Glue the two large popsicle sticks near the pinch side of the clothespin, as shown.
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6. Glue another small popsicle stick to the pinch side of the clothespin. For a final touch, add the small bead to the center of this stick, as the propeller motor.
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