Build your own balsa & foam plate glider

Build your own foam & balsa chuck glider by following our build video, using out printable instructions & templates (Kemmplates).
These foam gliders have been regularly built with primary as well as secondary school students

Repairing the materials

Per glider:

Cut 4 x 100mm square foam tiles (we use 3mm think foam but it doesn’t matter if you use thicker sheet)

Cut 1 x 300mm length 1/8 x 3/8 (or similar) of balsa strip

Printable instructions


  1. Mr Kemm’s Wing Kemmplates
  2. Fuselage Kemmplates

Build video

Where we got our materials from:

Links to websites in the UK

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