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Printable Paper Airplane Template | Paper Toys for Kids

Printable Paper Airplane Template

Turn a regular paper airplane into a paper toy fighter jet with this printable paper airplane template for kids. Click on the two images below to open up the high resolution images and save them to your computer. Print the front page and be sure to press “scale to fit.” When the front page has printed, print the back of the paper airplane template on the back. In order that it prints correctly, load the paper upside down and backwards. (The printed front side will be visible, with the pointed end of the paper airplane facing away from you.)

Once you’ve correctly printed the airplane, trim the white margins with a pair of scissors or an x-acto knife and a ruler. Then start folding. Start with the back side facing up and fold the paper in half along the long side. Then fold the white triangle corner flaps in toward the center crease. Fold both sides of the paper again along the line where the light blue wings end and the dark blue underside begins. Close the paper airplane and the then fold the wings over. Pop the wings up. Your paper airplane is folded and ready to fly!

If you like, you can print a second one and race your paper airplane with a friend. See who can fly their printable airplane the farthest. You could also grab a stopwatch or a download a timer app and see whose airplane flies the fastest.

Printable Paper Airplane Template Front

Printable Paper Airplane Template

Printable Paper Airplane Template Back

Printable Paper Airplane Template

If you liked these printable templates, feel free to check out my other posts with great free content on the right. And if you enjoy comics, be sure to check out the comics section of my site. There you can read “The Adventures of Chartwell,” my adventure comic book series about a young nineteenth century explorer.

Thanks for stopping by, and I wish you the best with your creative endeavors!
-Tim

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About Dutch Renaissance Press LLC

In 2010, Tim van de Vall started Dutch Renaissance Press LLC.

Dutch Renaissance Press provides high-quality free and affordable illustrations and creative content in order to…
-Inspire children with creativity and imagination.
-Make learning a fun experience for kids.
-Help teachers create engaging classroom activities.
-Help parents create educational crafts with their kids.
-Save time for parents and teachers.
-Help people who need images for their noncommercial, personal projects.
-Make the internet community and the world a better place by encouraging learning, creative thinking, and communication.

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All the illustrations, activities, tutorials, cartoons, and printables on www.timvandevall.com were created by Tim van de Vall and are copyright 2014 Dutch Renaissance Press LLC. They may be used for personal and educational purposes only. If you are using any of this content on a website, please include a link back to www.timvandevall.com. Commercial use of this content is prohibited.

All information is accurate to the best of my knowledge. However, there is always the chance that I overlooked something or made a mistake. If you see such an error, please let send me an email, and I will look into the mistake as quickly as possible. That said, all the content on this site should be used at your own risk. I am not liable for any mistakes, mishaps or damages incurred by the use of these materials. – Tim van de Vall

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Tim van de Vall is a digital artist who specializes in cartooning and illustration. As a citizen of the Netherlands living in the United States, Tim’s artistic style has been influenced by both American and European comic strips. Much of Tim’s art is intended for kids and focuses on the themes of adventure, exploration and imagination. When he’s not working at his drawing table, Tim makes educational materials for his blog. You can find Tim on .