Paper airplane

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Paper Airplane Relays
Step 1: Make a respectable and earth-friendly airplane from a piece of previously drawn-on paper.

Step 2: Elevate the kids by lifting them onto your shoulders, standing them on a bed or perching them on a counter (with supervision).

Step 3: A long, elaborate countdown with extended, fantastical drumrolls. The plane that flies the farthest without breaking a lamp wins.