Paper Tower

In this science activity, children will experiment with different ways to make a tower out of paper and paper clips.
Make-A-Tower Science Activity for Kids

Paper Tower


  • Sheets of paper, 8½ x 11 inches
  • Paper clips

How high can you build a tower using only paper and paper clips? Your design should include a firm, broad base and some creative ways to make the tower as tall as possible.

Note: This activity can also be done with drinking straws and masking tape.

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