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How to Cut Paper Lanterns
You probably made these yourself when you went to school. And they're still just as much fun to make. They're good for all ages. Even the youngest can make them with just a little help. The only materials needed are colored construction paper, paste or staples, and crayons or paints if color is added.
To get the most from a sheet of paper, divide it into three even parts crosswise. A good size is 9 by 12 inches. This gives three strips of paper 9 by 4 inches each, which make the main part of three lanterns. Cut strips for the handles from another sheet. To make the lantern, fold the strip in half lengthwise. Make cuts in from the fold about 1 1/2 inches deep, cutting the strips rather narrow, as though cutting fringe. Leave at least 1/2 inch at each end. See Figure a. Do any coloring now, before pasting the lantern together. Colored borders on the top and bottom are attractive. Now paste the edges of the lantern together. A stapler will make a good closing. Cut a strip of paper about 6 inches long and 1/2 inch wide for the handle. Paste or staple this in place, and the lantern will be like the one shown in Figure b. Of course these lanterns can be made any size. They are fun to make and are effective table decorations for a party. Small lanterns can be hung on a Christmas tree.
These paper pom-poms make lovely decorations for a Christmas, tree or for a party. You can make them in all colors, large or small. Made extra-large out of silver or gold paper, and placed in the center of a party table, they make a gorgeous decoration. These pom-poms may also be used for trimming a clown costume, for sewing to the toes of dancing slippers, or for dangling on the end of a cap. Here's how you make a paper pom-pom: Turn a cup upside down on a piece of paper. Now run your pencil around it. Draw sixteen circles in this way, and cut them out. Fold each of the sixteen circles of paper in half, as shown in Picture Two. Then fold the doubled-over paper in half once more, making it four-ply, as shown in Picture Three. Now fold the four-ply paper over once again, making it eight-ply, as shown in Picture Four. Picture Three Picture Four Then take needle and thread. Double the thread for strength. String the sixteen folded circles on to it in the following way: Push the point of the needle through each folded circle in the tip of the cone, as shown in Picture Five. Be sure that the needle goes through all the layers. String the layers together tightly. Make a nice big knot so that they can't get loose. Now open out all of the layers. Spread them open like the petals of a flower. You will have a full, crisp, beautiful pom-pom to use in any way you choose.
Cool Paper Cut-Out Designs to Make
If you want to learn how to make some really amazing paper-cut outs that sort of resemble paper snowflakes, then look above at the picture diagrams. For each of the cut-outs above, fold the paper over eight times. For the circle ones...Fold the paper over as you seen in the illustration below.
Play around and make all sort of paper cutting designs...it is a lot of fun and great for a rainy day.
How to Cut Fish Net Diagonal Designs
For fish net provide each child with a 9" x 12" piece of brown crepe paper or other type of paper.. Fold on 9" side over and over, just as paper bolt is folded. Make a series of parallel slits in one folded side about 1" apart up to within 1" of other side (sketch b). Turn and cut slits on other folded side between first slits (sketch c). Open folded paper, stretch apart and there is net (sketch d).
How to Cut Paper Designs for Stencils
To make paper cut-out stencils, get one square heavy piece of paper or cardstock, scissors, crayons, and the paper or card that you want to stencil. Choose a simple design from above. (See sketch a.) Use the heavy paper or cardstock square and fold paper as shown in sketch b. Draw have of the design along the fold and then cut on fold. Open up the square paper and then stencil on the paper or card and color over it with a crayon to make design. Lovely folders or greeting cards can be made this way.
Making Decorative Paper Fans with Paper Cutting and Folding
Follow the diagrams above to learn how to fold and cut decorative paper fans as a present for Mom on Mother's Day. Make the curved cut different to make different shapes in the fan. Have fun.
More Paper Cutting Crafts Below
Making Winged Hearts Valentines Day Cards with Paper Folding and Cutting - I made this heart with wings accidentally today so I thought that I would share with you how I made it. You start out doing a bit of paper folding and origami and then you start cutting a bit….what you turn up with is a valentines day card heart with wings. You can give this to somebody that you love on Valentines day.
How to Make a People Peace Dance Paper Cutout Craft for Martin Luther King Day - Today, Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade will be showing you how to make a Peace Dance out of paper.
Layered Paper Dolls - Cut paper and make layered paper dolls. You can make any character that you want and we will show you how to do this.
How to Make 6 Pointed Snowflakes and Stars Step by Step Craft for Kids - It is Winter time and since we just had a big snowfall, I thought it would be a good idea to show you how to make these fancy 6-pointed snowflakes that look like fancy stars. These can are a bit more complex than the normal stars / snowflakes. I have tried to simplify it for you below by showing you every single step of the process in an illustrated fashion. Have fun.
How to Cut Out Flowers - Learn how to cut out flowers with this quick cutting technique that will make things faster and prettier.
Easy to Make Winter Snowflakes Paper Cutting Crafts Ideas - This Winter activity is quick, easy and a lot of fun. It helps the little ones to develop their hand eye co-ordination skills and, if you’re so inclined, you can use it to teach older children about symmetry. Or you can just have fun making pretty Winter snowflakes to hang around the house!
Standing 3 Dimensional Christmas Tree Cutout - Learn how to cutout this 3D Christmas Tree.
Paper Children Dolls of All Colors and Religions - Learn how to make these adorable children ... they are all cut out of different colors of paper...these turn out really nice.
Making Hearts Flowers - Learn how to make this paper-cut project that is a flower made with heart petals.
Easy Cut Paper Stars - Learn how to make these 5 point stars, this is the way that Betsy Ross would cut out the stars on the first US flag.
Complicated Snowflakes Shapes - Learn how to make these complicated snowflakes.
How to Make Valentines Day Cut Out Snowflake Hearts Craft - Learn how to make this paper cutout of a Valentine’s heart snowflake with four hearts and a diamond in the center. This would be great to give to someone you love for Valentine’s Day…it would also be great to hang up around your classroom.
Tutorial 3D Papercut - Pat, my blogger friend at Zen Crafting, asked me to make a tutorial on how to create a 3D papercutting from a child's drawing. Since I am trying to learn iMovie, I thought this would be a good opportunity to develop that skill.
Chinese Paper Cut Craft - This craft is best for older children, as they will need to plan their design carefully and use sharp scissors to cut it out successfully. Try a symmetrical pattern by folding the paper and taking snips out of it, or design something a little more advanced...
Graspr : Paper Cutting for Preschoolers & Young Children - This is an easy activity for young kids who want to learn about paper cutting.
Kirigami- Japanese Paper Cutting - Learn how to cut out these cool elephant cutouts.
Paper Cutting Trick : National Geographics - You can bet a friend that you can put your head through a hole in a 3x5 inch (7.6x12.7 centimeter) file card—and win!
WebPaws : Paper Cutting Activities - Become a paper-cutting artist and create the most beautiful designs! Manual - Choose the way you want the paper to fold. - Choose your color or pattern and start cutting! - Click the "Show" button to see your creation. - Print your design and cut it to hang on your wall or give away to friends!
Circletime Kids: Chinese Paper Cutting - Decorative paper cutting is an ancient art from China as paper was invented in China. The cut outs are used to decorate windows and doors and there are lots of design possibilities. Common designs are flowers and animals of the Chinese Zodiac but you can do shapes, letters, numbers, anything
Mexican Paper Cutting - A very popular form of craft is Papel Picado, the traditional Mexican art of paper cutting. It is very easy to undertake and the best part is that after your kid has made it, you can easily use it to decorate your home for a party as well as otherwise. In order to know more, check out the basic guidelines on the Mexican paper cutting techniques, given below.
Cute Baby Doll Paper Cutting Tutorial (Parental Supervision a Must) - Learn how to make this adorable cut out paper doll. This activity requires a craft knife so you MUST ask your parents before doing this project and I suggest this for only older children / teens / and above.
How to Cut and Fold a 3D Paper Snowflake - Check out this video to learn how to make a 3D paper snowflake for the holidays. Follow the text at the bottom of the video as supplemental instructions. Remember to use your scissors.
How to Create Paper Cut Art (Parental Supervision a Must) - Learning the craft of paper cut art is quite simple. A few simple techniques need to be learned and practiced and you can be on your way. This activity requires a craft knife so you MUST ask your parents before doing this project and I suggest this for only older children / teens / and above.
A Paper Cutting Tutorial (Parental Supervision a Must) - This is a tutorial for how to do the art of paper cutting. This activity requires a craft knife so you MUST ask your parents before doing this project and I suggest this for only older children / teens / and above.
PaperCut Tutorial Rabbit (Parental Supervision a Must) - This is a great opportunity for you to give papercutting a try and right here I am going to guide you through the process of how you can cut these pieces all by yourself. These four pieces won't only make great gifts but they will also be a therapeutic activity for you. This activity requires a craft knife so you MUST ask your parents before doing this project and I suggest this for only older children / teens / and above.