National Paper Airplane Day is a yearly celebration and is held on May 26th. If we look back into the childhood days of anyone, there would have surely been paper airplane travel. It is so much fun and joy when it comes to playing with paper planes for anyone. Age doesn’t matter as flying a paper airplane will make anyone become a child. Crafting the paper airplane is very simple, and it needs no special knowledge as the real plane. Why not celebrate this paper airplane that has given you so many memories to be cherished forever. The day commemorates the simple aeronautical toy that has got an extraordinary place in your heart.
“I’d rather be called a boy and play with paper airplanes than be called a man and play with a girl’s heart.” – Niall Horan
History of National Paper Airplane Day
The history, origin, and the first observance of the National Paper Airplane Day are nowhere mentioned. There is no record found about the creator of this fun celebration Day. However, Paper Airplane Day is aimed at celebrating the wonderful miniature version of the airplane made from paper. The history of the paper airplane is not known precisely but it would have been in existence once after the invention of paper around 500 BCE.
Paper Airplane is a dominant human-made heavier-than-air craft. It is a toy aircraft usually a glider made by folding paper or paperboard. It is called by different names including paper plane, paper airplane, paper airplane, paper glider, paper dart or dart. Paper airplane day celebrations involve social gatherings typically at which the participants create and fly the paper airplanes. Often the events feature contests in two basic flight categories as distance and time in the air.
Other Celebrations on May 26
May 26 is also celebrated as
- World Lindy Hop Day
- National Blueberry Cheesecake Day
- World Dracula Day
- National Senior Health & Fitness Day
How to Celebrate the day
Celebrating the National Paper Airplane Day is quite simple. Get to know how to make a paper airplane and fly one in a way to celebrate this Day. Those who have already know making airplane is already in the celebration. So you can make different paper airplanes wedge-shaped to more complex forms. Teach how to make it for your children to let them enjoy this Day. You can even organize a party and invite people to fly them together. Share your Paper Airplane Day celebration on social media using the hashtag #PaperAirplaneDay.
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