Make a paper boat, decorate it and see how long it can float for!
Paper folding is a great way to discover nets, construction and shape transformation.
With this activity you will:
- Explore shapes and their properties
- Create 3D shapes from 2D material
- Practice your estimating, predicting, measuring + recording skills
Download the activity sheet and watch the ‘How To’ videos below. We’ve made two videos for you – a short demo and a longer step-by-step guide.
🎬 Short demo
🎬 Step-by-step guide
Share your Summer Saturday creations with us!
If you try making a paper boat, we’d love to see a picture! Email it to email@example.com or post it to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram + tag us @mathsontoast
Summer Saturdays with the Maths Mates is a 7-week programme each with a different theme exploring a range of mathematical ideas.