Four pieces of 6-by-6-inch origami paper is required to make a paper pyramid. Fold each piece the same way, and then assemble piece by piece into individual pockets.Know More
Begin by folding the paper both vertically and horizontally, crease and unfold. Fold the bottom half to the center crease and unfold again. Halve the bottom section again by folding it to the nearest crease. Do not unfold.
Fold the paper in half, rotate the paper to a landscape position, and fold both the right and left side to the center. Crease both sides and unfold. There should be four panels now. Take the middle left panel and fold it in half diagonally. There should now be a loose corner at the bottom of the center of the paper. Take only the top layer of this corner, and peel it back to opposite edge. Fold the right panel in half on a diagonal, and then fold the far right corner onto the bottom right corner. Create a crease along the top and bottom right corners by folding the right portion over them. Do the same thing for the top left corner and bottom right corner. Unfold these two creases and stand them up.
To assemble the pyramid, simply insert each tip into the pockets of the others.
To make a paper bag puppet, open a paper bag, and turn it upside-down. Fold the square edges under to form a rounded face, glue eyes and a nose on the top portion of the bag, draw a tongue under the flap, glue arms on the side of the bag, and draw details on the bag. Making this craft takes about 30 minutes and requires a paper bag, glue, scissors, construction paper and markers.Full Answer >
Make a nurse's cap from paper by folding an 8 1/2 by 11 inch piece of paper into the proper shape. This activity takes only a few minutes and can be used for a costume or to play dress up. You need newspaper or any 8 1/2 by 11 inches piece of paper, bobby pins, a ruler, a pair of scissors and double-sided tape.Full Answer >
You can make a paper plane fly far by choosing a design that flies long distances without nosediving. The technique used for launching the plane into air also impacts how fast and far it can fly. You need a piece of paper to make the paper plane. Use decorative paper to make your plane unique.Full Answer >
To prepare rags for paper, simmer some cut up pieces of cotton or linen with baking soda, strain the pieces, then use a blender, papermaking screen, wooden frame, press bar and window screen to make the paper. The process takes a couple of hours.Full Answer >