Mini Parachutes

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Cubs compete to build the most effective parachute


Craft materials, Scissors, Plastic Bags, String, Wooden Clothes peg, Toy soldier


Create an example beforehand using a square of plastic and four lengths of string and your chosen weight. Allow the cubs to copy your simple design or challenge them to create more elaborate designs. Test them outside from an upstairs window or ladder.


  • craft
  • parachute

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  • Skills - Creative
  • Skills - Problem solving