|Up, up and away!
None-the-less he is still very interested in things that fly, maybe because his Daddy flies model aeroplanes and worked for Airbus!
|Zac with a helium balloon kite.
|Daddy releases the parachute!
|Launching the glider.
|Who can fly their glider the furthest?
|I wish I could fly like little Ted!
You don't need toys to investigate flight, there are natural things which fly just as well. Finding sycamore seeds which spin like helicopter blades, or "fuffing" dandelion clocks and watching the seeds parachuting down to land can keep kids entertained for ages.
So even if they can't build some wings and fly themselves, investigating things other things which fly is definitely an entertaining way to pass a bit of time. I know Martin's hoping that before too long the boys will be able to accompany him on his trips to the model flying club and do a bit of flying themselves.
Here's Zac trying to encourage our totally earthbound duck to fly when he was a toddler: