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Paper Rockets

For this activity you will need:

  • A copy of the Rocket Template for each child (3 per page).
  • Scissors
  • Sellotape
  • Wooden dowels sharpened to a point at one end or thick pencils
  • Bendy straws
  • felt tips and other materials to decorate the rockets.

Instructions for making the rocket:

You can download the instructions for file below

The basic steps are:

Huntingdon Big Brownie Birthday Rocket

The Big Brownie Birthday Rocket

For the Big Brownie Birthday I build a large rocket, and with the help of Huntingdon Senior Sections we launched it.

It was launch at Big EARS launch run by East Anglian Rocketry Society

For details of a launch near you visit the UKRA launch site at

See the video below.

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