Construction Paper Crafts for Kids. Youll start by making the lid and then youll repeat the process with a slightly smaller square of paper to make the base of the box.
Open the book and punch a hole about an inch from the top and one an inch from bottom through the cover and pages.
How to make a box out of construction paper. Using scissors snip the edges of the circle shape at 14-inch intervals up to the edge of the smaller inner circle. If you want a box with a cover check out the origami box with cover page. Tape the loose end of the paper down.
This will form a large X marking the center of the square. This part is a little bit more tricky. You can make decorative boxes from regular paper such as for Christmas tree decorations or strings of party decorations.
Who doesnt love a craft that kids can play with when theyre done. Fold sheets of construction paper in half width-wise to make the cover and pages. These lines will help when laying out.
Once the basic shape is cut anyone—from children to adults—can fold it. Flip the sheet so that the colored side is face down. The bottom piece will be on the inside.
If you are going to make a box from a material too thick or stiff to run through your printer you can print out the template on plain white printer paper then tape it to the stiffer. Thread a piece of narrow ribbon or yarn through the holes and tie it in a bow on the outside. With the piece of paper held vertically fold the bottom piece up towards the middle a little over a third of the way up.
Use up your black construction paper to create this fun spider craft. Using the mountain fold lines as guides fold the four corners of the paper into its center. Fold a piece of red construction paper to make the tool box.
It should look like the picture above. On the sheet of paper to become the base of your basket draw a horizontal line 35 inches 89 cm from the top and another one 35 inches 89 cm from the bottom. Prepare strips of paper to weave your basket.
Start with a square 6 x 6 15cm x 15cm origami paper. What can children gain from completing fun construction paper projects. Fold the top of the paper down so that it covers about half of the bottom flap but doesnt go the whole way to the bottom.
Cut out the rectangle and the larger circle. You can build a paper box out of a single piece of paper. For gift boxes however its best to use heavy construction paper cardboard or cardstock.
Use three sheets of 85 x 11 construction paper. Glue all of the tabs together and let the entire box dry for about 30 minutes. Try to keep the folds as small as possible so that in the end you get a narrow stick.
Repeat 1-6 with two other pieces of construction paper. Start folding at the bottom angle and continue folding until you have folded the entire paper. Your tabs wont be colored so keep a copy of the pattern next to you if youre confused.
Draw two lines diagonally from corner to corner using your pencil and ruler. Place a dollop of glue onto each green tab and press it together with the blue tab next to it. Attach it to folded paper so that it bounces.
Apr 17 2013 – If you need to construct a paper box for a class project or for a craft it can be confusing trying to figure out how to piece the box together. Begin with one sheet of square paper. Now make two mountain folds as shown.
They are building scissor skills fine motor skills color recognition and learning to follow instructionsAll these important skills are being learned every time a child is creating with this inexpensive and versatile medium. Place a bead of glue with the hot glue gun onto the edge of the 8 12 by 11 sheet of paper and quickly place the other sheet of paper onto it now do the same to the other side. Dont worry about marking the paper as the marks will be on the inside and wont be seen.
Fold the snipped edge sections of the circle up to form the base of the box with the pencil lines inside the box.