4 paper craft and origami ideas that aren’t paper planes



Here are four paper and origami craft ideas that aren’t paper planes. So grab a ream of paper with your next grocery run and you are ready to go!

If you are confined right now you will know that the days are long and the days are long and the days are long … Woops! Life may seem like repeating itself, but even the small moments that you can steal from peace will help you (and those around you) in the long run.

So here are some activities you can send kids to browse on their own – and all they need is paper (and possibly the internet).

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1. Paper bracelet

One of my children presented me with a watercolor recommending that it can be recycled as wrapping paper. I didn’t turn the board into wrapping paper, but took it up the value chain by turning it into a paper bracelet. See how I did it!

Check out the full tutorial here.

They can turn their works of art into jewelry! Origin: supplied.

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2. Enchanting origami butterflies

Add some ornamentation to your world with these easy to fold origami butterflies. You can add these butterflies to a flower bouquet and even decorate your home for a child’s snack.

Check out the full tutorial here.

Origami for kids: make paper butterflies out of paper

You can make streamers with these! Origin: supplied.

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3. Paper lantern in contrasting color

If you are looking to create decorative paper lanterns with an extra touch, try this gorgeous contrasting design.

Check out the full tutorial here.

Chinese paper lantern for kids: improve your paper skills

How pretty are these paper lanterns ?! Origin: supplied.

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4. Simple paper lantern

Making paper lanterns to add to your festivities is both easy and fun, especially with this simple tutorial. You can decorate surfaces with these lanterns or hang them on a draped string.

Check out the full tutorial here.

Paper crafts for kids: how to make an easy paper lantern

If they have trouble with the contrasting lantern, try this one instead. Origin: supplied.

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