How to Make a Cardboard Boomerang

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How to Make a Cardboard Boomerang

Boomerangs can be fascinating toys. The act of throwing something and having it come right back to you is a novelty that can provide hours of fun entertainment for children and adults alike. With a little help, kids can make their own boomerangs out of thin cardboard. Provide some materials for decorating their new creation, and then let it fly.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • Thin cardboard
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Markers or crayons

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  1. 1

    Draw the shape of a boomerang onto an 8-by-11 inch piece of thin cardboard. Each of the three ends should come approximately to the edge of the cardboard.

    How to Make a Cardboard Boomerang
  2. 2

    Cut out the boomerang shape carefully.

  3. 3

    Fold along the dotted red lines in the direction of the arrows to help the boomerang fly.

  4. 4

    Decorate the boomerang as desired.

  5. 5

    Go outside, give it a good throw and watch it come back to you.

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