Fold-out Paper Garland Tutorial
April 14th, 2010 by Craftylocks

One of the classic paper crafts for children, you just need a strip of paper and some scissors. Also anything that you want to use to decorate the final piece.

garland2 Any size strip of paper will do – it just needs to be long enough that you can fold it into at least 6 and have room to draw a picture. Fold the strip of paper into a concertina.
garland3 Draw a picture on the top face of the folded up paper. The picture must go to each side of the paper. Any shape is fine as long as it joins on the sides.
garland4 Cut the shape out through all the layers, making sure that the sides are not cut out.
garland5 Open it out you should have lots of shapes all in a row. Decorate each shape as you wish.

Download the printable version of the worksheet. PDF Worksheet – Fold Out Paper Garland


For an example of this one check out Flower Paper Garland or Halloween Garland.

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2 Responses  
chandrasekaran writes:
July 31st, 2011 at 7:23 am

Very interesting and very helpful for crafts Teacher.

Halloween Paper Garland writes:
September 15th, 2010 at 3:20 am

[…] So many simple spooky shapes that can be cut out from the folded up paper to make garland of linked images. If you have not made these before, or you want some steps for children to follow, you can use the Paper Garland Tutorial. […]

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