$.05 Toy Hovercraft / Helicopter

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$.05 Toy Hovercraft / Helicopter

Here’s a super-simple flying-thing project suitable for kids from the Howtoons group on Instructables, Hoopajoo writes… – “This instructable will show you how to make a simple toy hovercraft for small children. It is suitable for daycare projects, science projects (aerodynamics and gyroscopes) as well as general fun. This is a project can be built by small children since it requires no cutting.” [via] – Link.


  • Howtoons group @ Instructables – Link.

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  • The Happy Hippo from MAKE: 03: Cars and Halloween.
  • HowToons from MAKE: 02: Home Entertainment – Make a marshmallow shooter.
  • Motormouth from MAKE: 01: Make Premiere – Make a simple motor in minutes.

2 thoughts on “$.05 Toy Hovercraft / Helicopter

  1. www.ziplineguru.wordpress.com says:

    Today, I went to the beachfront with my children. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4
    year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She put the shell to
    her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.
    She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is completely off topic but I had to tell someone!

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