Party Crafts and DIY

Kid’s Party Crafts: 12 Paper Airplanes and Boats

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Does your little guy enjoy airplanes and boats? Give him what he loves with these airplane and boat crafts! Each one is unique and will afford your son hours of fun, both in the actual making and in the imaginary journeys. Some use only a sheet of paper or a piece of Styrofoam. There are also vehicles from milk cartons, cardboard, craft sticks and magazine covers. Whether you make them as a kid’s party craft or your guy wants something to do himself, they all look like boy-joy fun!

12 Kids DIY Paper Boats and Planes


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Kids Paper Airplane Experiments

1.     Once you build your paper airplane, you can have fun experimenting!
Paper Airplane Experiments ~Learn Play Imagine

Kids Airplane Arts and Crafts
2.     Check out these paper airplane crafts.
Airplane Art and Crafts ~Craftulate 

3.     Here’s an easy DIY paper plane project you can try with your son!
Personalised Paper Planes ~Hodge Podge Craft 

4.     Look at this DIY instructional on making paper boats.
Making Paper Boats ~Patch of Puddles 

Toilet Paper Roll Airplane
5.     What a great way to re-use toilet paper rolls!
Easy Toilet Paper Airplane with SCOTT Products ~Spaceships and Laser Beams
Kids DIY Bandana Boat

6.     These bandana boats look super and they’re easy to make.
Bandana Boats ~Carolyn’s Homework 

Kids Cardboard Boat
7.     This boat craft looks like fun!
Narnia and the North! ~ikatbag 

Kids Cardboard Box Craft Boat
8.     What’s more fun than a pirate ship? Make one today.
Cardboard Toys “Make It More Piratey Mom” ~Mollymoo 

Kids Milk Carton Boat
9.     Your boy will have a great time making this boat craft.
The Story of A “Putt Putt Boat” ~Mollymoo 

10.   Sail away with this paper plate sailboat.
Paper Plate Sailboat ~First Palette 

How to Make a Paper Boat
11.  Here are easy to follow instructions on making a paper boat.
How to Make a Paper Boat ~Kids Activities Blog 

12.  This paper project would make a great boat craft!
DIY Paper Bowls ~Recycle, eh! 

Looking for more great DIY inspiration for play time? Here are a few more great ideas to check out.

What’s your favorite airplane or boat idea that you can’t wait to try?

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.