Week 1 – Make a Paper Boat

Week 1 – Make a Paper Boat

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.

DOWNLOAD ACTIVITY SHEET: WEEK 1 – MAKE A PAPER BOAT

 

🎬  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 info@mathsontoast.org.uk or post it to TwitterFacebook 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.

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