In this post I’m going to show you an easy way to fold a 5 pointed star. The stars in the blue field of the American flag are five-pointed. It was Betsy Ross who convinced General Washington that it was a simple matter to cut a five-pointed star from a folded sheet of paper or cloth. These 5 pointed stars are great to use to not only make a flag, but to decorate Christmas trees, packages, boxes, cards, toy crowns, and play costumes. So, grab some paper and a pair of scissors and let’s get started.
If you are looking for more furniture for your dollhouse then I have the craft for you. Today I’m going to show you how to make Paper Furniture Foldables. The cool part is the majority of the paper furniture doesn’t even need glue or tape to hold them together…. simply cut and fold. We are going to make a Table, High Chair, Chair, Bed, Stool, Flower Box and even a Flower. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.
If you love Origami and other paper folding activities then you are going to love this post. I’m going to show you how to make Origami Hearts. I felt today’s craft was fitting as Valentines Day is only a week away. You can use this Origami Heart for Valentines Day decorations, gift for someone special or perhaps use these Origami Hearts as the Valentines Day card itself. The only material you need for this craft is Origami paper…. that’s it. So, grab some paper and let’s get started.
I have a super duper fun craft for you today. I’m going to show you how to make a Paper Jumping Frog. That’s right, a Jumping Frog simply made out of paper. Folded just the right way this Paper Frog will actually jump… and jump well. And, the cool part…. you only need paper for this craft. No other materials needed. So, grab a green piece of paper (or whatever color paper you would like) and let’s get this fun craft started.
Chinese New Year falls on January 23rd this Year. And, in honor of Chinese New Year I put together a list of crafts just about the Chinese New Year. You will find that most of them are Dragon Crafts and you might wonder why….. well, I will tell you why. This year is the Year of the Dragon. So, to honor that fact the majority of the crafts I have listed here will be Dragon Crafts. Not all of them…. there are plenty of fun other crafts that have nothing to do with Dragons. So, check out the post and pick a few Chinese New Year Crafts to do with the kids….. they are sure to love them. So, let’s get started.
Today I’m going to show you how to make an Origami Dove. I thought since today is Martin Luther King Day that today would be a perfect time to make a dove craft. After all a Dove represents Peace and Tranquility and bottom line….. isn’t that what Martin Luther King wanted for everybody? Martin Luther King was a great man and today it is all about remembering how wonderful he was and what he represented….. equality for all. So, gather up the materials needed and let’s get started.
I have another Origami craft for you today. This time it is an Origami Santa Claus perfect for the Christmas Holiday. Origami and other paper folding crafts are challenging, but they are also a ton of fun. You don’t need much in the way of materials…. Simply grab a piece of red origami paper and you are good to go. You will also need some crayons or colored pencils if you want to give your Santa a face…. but that is it. So, let’s get started.
Next week it will be officially winter. So, today I felt it was appropriate to break out the Winter Crafts. So, with that being said (drum roll please)…. I’m going to show you how to make an Origami Snowman….. perfect for the Winter season. The craft isn’t a hard one, but it is sure to be a lot of fun. So, grab a sheet of origami paper and some crayons or colored pencils and let’s get started.
I have a really unique Christmas Tree craft for you today. I say it is unique because the Christmas Tree is a unique one when you see the finished craft. This Magazine Christmas Tree will make for an awesome Christmas decoration this Holiday Season. You can decide to paint your tree if you wish to…. whether painted or left natural the Christmas Tree is sure to be a big hit. So, let’s do it.
Oh boy…. do I have a fun craft for you today. I’m going to show you how to make an Origami Christmas Tree. If you like paper folding then this is the craft for you…. it is perfect for the Holiday Season. You even have the option to paint Christmas ornaments on the tree. Use your creativity to make this Christmas Tree different than any other. So, let’s get started.
Today I’m going to show you how to make an Origami Dreidel for Hanukkah. A dreidel is a spinning top toy that is played during the Hanukkah season. Each side of the dreidel has a different Hebrew letter on it. The children will bet each other which letter will be on top of the dreidel when the dreidel lands. The winner usually wins chocolate candy called gelt. Fun stuff!! So, let’s start today’s craft.
Today I’m going to show you how to make a Paper Star Ornament for Christmas. This ornament is not any ordinary paper ornament…. the paper star ornament comes out looking crisp and beautiful. Make a few to decorate your Christmas tree this Christmas season. You can even use colored paper to make each ornament a different color.
Have you ever wanted to know how to make a fast Paper Airplane? Well, today I’m going to show you how to make one…. it’s fast enough that I even call them Paper Darts. The traditional Paper Airplanes are pretty slow…. boring. Make these Paper Darts and race them with your friends. You can even be creative and color them to give them an original look. So, let’s get started.
Today I’m going to show you three different ways to make your own Envelopes for the Christmas Holiday. Everyone loves to receive homemade drawings and paper gifts for the Holidays. But, instead of just handing them the drawings…. how about make your own envelopes to place them in. You don’t have to stick to the ordinary white paper envelopes either… Instead make many different envelopes out of different color paper.
Have you ever wanted to know how to make a paper doll chain? Well, if so…. I am going to be showing you how to make that today. You can use old paper items like newspapers, paper bags or scrap paper. I used 8×11 used bond paper, with printed items on one side. But, feel free to use any kind of paper. This is a fun craft, so let’s get started.
I have a treat for you today. I will be showing you how to make a pair of Origami Butterfly Earrings. They are really beautiful…. and they are made out of paper. You are sure to get lots of compliments on them. You can choose to wear them yourself or give them as a gift… after all the Holidays are just around the corner. That is if you can part with these earrings. So, let’s get started.