Eiffel Tower Challenge


  1. Read info about the Eiffel Tower from Nat Geo Kids

2. Read over these great Eiffel Tower Facts:

3. Watch this video about the Eiffel Tower:

4. Check out the Eiffel tower on Google Maps


  1. Do some google research on paper towers- try searching “best paper tower” and “eiffel tower made of paper’ look at the images, videos and links to see what’s out there!

2. Make a list of the materials you have around your house that you can use to create your Paper Eiffel Tower, you can ONLY use materials that are on the list below:

  • Printer paper
  • writing paper
  • newspaper
  • tape

3. Make a blue print of your ideas- draw out the tower you’re hoping to build. Include some measurements if you can- how tall do you want your tower to big? How wide?


Time to build! Use your materials and build your paper Eiffel Tower!


Take pictures of your tower, and blue prints! Send them to Ms. Wallace (sarah.wallace@clevelandmetroschools.org) and your teacher in an email AND copy and paste the questions below and answer them in the email:

  1. What is your Name, Grade, School and Teacher?
  2. List 3 things you learned about the Eiffel Tower.
  3. What materials did you use in your tower?
  4. How tall is your tower?
  5. How long did it take you to create your tower?
  6. Did your tower come out as good as you hoped it did?
  7. If you could start again, how could you improve your tower?
  8. What would you like to build next?