Extreme Paper Airplanes with the New England Air Museum

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — If your children are a little restless over winter break you might want to check out all the activities at the New England Air Museum.

Kids can take a tour of a cock-pit. Plus, they can make extreme paper airplanes, a Lego flying machine, and learn the basics of aerodynamics.

Here’s the schedule of events from the Museum’s website:

Monday, December 28th, Aero Modeling Workshop:

Build and test fly your own balsa airplane model. This workshop is designed for children ages 8-14. All children must be accompanied by an adult, and there is a $5.00 cost per model kit. The workshop will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tuesday, December 29th
Open Cockpit

Climb aboard real aircraft including helicopters, jet fighters and WWII era aircraft between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 30th and Thursday, December 31st
LEGO Flying Machine Contest

Children ages 3-12 are encouraged to build their own “Futuristic” flying machine. Prizes will be awarded for each age category and winners need not be present to win. The LEGO Flying Machine Contest will run from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
All activities are included with the price of admission on the day of your visit except where noted. Each day docents will be on hand to provide information and to interact with the visitors.”

For more information, click here.

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