DVD: Eyewitness: Flight showing as kids arrive
Display books about flight (629.13), paper airplanes (745.592) and flyers – biographies of aviators and aviatrices: Wrights, Lindbergh, Earhart, Harriet Quimby, Ruth Law, Bessie Coleman, etc.
Wear flight jacket with "Fifinella" -- open with a discussion of famous (ask: Amelia Earhart, Wright Brothers?) and not so famous flyers (wearing WASP mascot patch - Ann B. Carl, from Somerset County, first American woman to fly jet plane), Booktalk Flight: The Journey of Charles Lindbergh by Robert Burleigh – up 36+ hours, couldn’t fall asleep or would crash, no sandwiches, journal on thigh, Soar Elinor by Tami Lewis Brown (teenage aviatrix who flew under all 4 NYC bridges on a dare!), point out other biographies, books on airplanes and flight, and on making paper airplanes.
Read: Daredevil: The Daring Life of Betty Skelton by Meghan McCarthy – pilot, auto-racer, and almost-astronaut!
Experiment: hand out strips of paper, blow and watch how they lift UP! (“c” from http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/education/activities/2412_barrier.html)
Make and fly paper airplanes – “classic” plus unusual “Flying Saucer” “Spirit of Alabama” (instructions: http://carolsimonlevin.blogspot.com/2013/11/incredible-adventures-flight-school.html)