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Parachute - Activity Time

Make a Toy Parachute

What you need:

  • Toy figurine (small and light toys work best)

  • Large freezer bag (or plastic shopping bag)

  • Hole punch

  • String

  • Scissors
    ● Punch a hole into each corner of the freezer bag.

    ● Cut four even lengths of string, and tie these through the holes in the four corners of the freezer bag.
    ● Tie the loose ends of string to the toy figurine.
    ● Enjoy playing with your parachute:

  • Try throwing it into the air.

  • Try dropping it from various heights.

  • Compare the time it takes for the toy to drop to the ground with and without the parachute.



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