Have you ever heard about Paul the Octopus, a common Octopus species predicted the association football match results correctly? And have your kids watched a cartoon video of I’m an Octopus, an animated preschool series featuring shorts? An octopus is very cute and fun in cartoons, so how about Octopus crafts, an animal that kids are intrigued by? I here post an octopus paper craft, which follows the Ladybug craft paper for easy making as well. As you know, it is necessary for your kid’s learning about animals in the world. You hope your children can be aware of everything around our life. Factually, just reading books, of course it’s very useful, however, your kids sometimes feel boring and do not meet your expectations that you think they can. In addition, removal of waste papers, particularly toilet paper rolls, which are always found in your home, are reused to make another paper craft effortlessly. A fun octopus with paper craft brings your kid as a beginner to add to the crafting collection in variety. Moreover, this paper Octopus is made to explore the ocean creatures that your kids also love passionately. Hence, you do not only teach but also participate in their activities through crafts or DIY ideas. Let’s enjoy to make this octopus paper craft. Preparation Cardboard toilet paper roll White and orange papers Double-sided tape Glue gun Black maker Scissors How to Make an Octopus Paper Craft 1. Scroll orange paper to make the body of octopus Adhere the orange paper to the outside of toilet paper roll by sticking double-sided tape in advance. Fully covered the body of octopus with orange color. 2. Make the tentacles of octopus Cut 8 strips of orange paper with 1 cm width of each for tentacles (strips can be shorter or longer, as your design, but I suggest the strip length is not less than 10 cm to make nice tentacles). Curl the paper strips in half-length by using your fingers. There are many methods for curling, so you can also curl the strips by using pen or scissors. Add some glue to the uncurled part and stick inside the rolls with the same interval. 3. Make the fun face of octopus Cut a pair of eyes with white paper and stick on the body. Draw in the eyes in black as googly eyes. Draw a line from the under of the eyes to the smiling mouth. Just some simple materials, an octopus paper craft is like a fun octopus.
Do your kids know about ladybugs? Do they like to look or love these ladybugs? Because there is a colorful and spotted appearance on ladybugs’ bodies, this is a species of insect which is attractive in looking. Even though they are called ladybugs, not all of them are females. It’s one of those interesting things. Therefore, kids should learn about ladybugs, for more details about Invertebrates on Ladybugs. At first, however, let them know how to make a ladybug craft paper to increase their curiosity and discovery. Paper crafts are always exciting activities for kids of all ages at home. They can reuse waste papers or buy new cheap papers with a lot of bright colors to make. This ladybug craft paper having a full black body and red wings with black spots on is getting attention to everyone who is looking for them. There are many ways to make ladybug crafts, but I introduce a very easy way for your kids in funny learning. How to make a ladybug craft paper at home to be added craft ideas with papers for kids in summer vacations or weekends to their family or friends. The craft works that help your children watch television or smartphones in limitation and are reactive to the outdoor activities that you always hope for. Now let’s enjoy to learn how to make ladybug craft paper at home! Preparation Colored papers: red, black, white Cardboard toilet paper roll Double-sided tape Black pen Scissors How to make a Ladybug craft paper at home 1. Make a body of the ladybug Stick adhesive tape on lengthwise of the toilet paper roll and remove the release coating. Then coat the roll with black paper. 2. Make the ladybug’s wings Place the tape as a stencil on red paper to draw a circle and cut it out. Fold the circle and cut it into two halves. Draw a few small spots on two halves of the circle with black pen. 3. Make two antennae on the ladybug’s head Cut two thin rectangles with 0.5 cm width to make two antennae. 4. Make the ladybug’s eyes Cut two small circles of white paper out. 5. Combine thoroughly Stick a pair of eyes on the upper part of the ladybug’s body. Make googly eyes by drawing a smaller circle inside with black pen. Use glue to stick two wings of ladybug, just under the eyes. Stick two antennae inside the paper roll and stick out. A beautiful ladybug is perfect.
Once again, an easy handmade card which involves a series of handmade card ideas is here posted as an extra gift craft. As I previously posted, birthday card and Christmas card were also easy but not less beautiful. To me, this handmade card is more glamorous and useful than others because it is used for various occasions such as Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Teachers’ Day, and birthday, and of course Valentine’s Day is suitable to make this handmade card. Besides flowers, candy and gifts are usually presented on this day, the greetings also are attached to the beautiful cards. So, with memorable cards, they shall be kept for a long time and not tossed away momentarily. Moreover, in various colored hearts symbolizing love, your girlfriend/boyfriend, even friends, mothers, fathers or teachers shall be very happy and get a high appreciation of your talent on card crafts without a lot of expenditures at the store. A mason jar of heart crafts with a handmade card are filled to express your full love to someone whom you bring to. Cards became a popular way for people to send expressions of goodwill, celebration and caring to those important people in their lives. Absolutely, if you characterize your oral performance in difficulty, what good words you want to reveal that can be done through a blank card? Meanwhile, in an effortless way, you can make this card with your kids together. Creating many types of card tutorials with kids’ own designs as artwork, they are exciting and funny at home to prepare extra card ideas for the upcoming occasions. Enjoy with me another simple and easy handmade card! Preparation Colored papers: orange, red, blue, yellow, pink and white Craft twine Glue gun Blank pen Pencil Scissors How to make a handmade card? 1. Step 1 – Draw a picture on white paper Draw a jar at the middle of A5 white paper (you can draw any picture that you like) with a pencil. Line the drawn picture with a black pen. 2. Step 2 – Make some colorful hearts for decoration Draw and cut some hearts on colored papers in different sizes to fill enough for the whole of the jar. Optionally arrange and stick them with colors in mixing harmoniously. 3. Step 3 – Finish a handmade card Cut a section of craft at the neck of the jar with a similar width and stick on it. Tie a bow to stick on the twine section. Write down a wish or subject which you want to mention for this handmade card. Please present this simple and colorful handmade card in valentine’s day to your lover or your friends. This card with a jar picture is a type of card idea that likely contains your sweet wishes to recipients.
Which day is your lover’s birthday? Which gifts will you prepare for her? Or any birthday card ideas do you think of? Of course, lack of a birthday cake is impossible. I’m sure you present any gift to her who is very happy and loves you so much. But a special gift in crafts will express your love with a full meaning. How do you think about a birthday card with heart? A birthday card is made by yourself with a heart-shaped, she will have a strong emotion to you. Moreover, a birthday card in colored paper crafts is rather than a store-bought card you pick-up. For persons who love card crafts, the paper birthday cards are always their favorite. Also, birthday card with heart shape is crafted by kids to present their mothers, fathers, grand-fathers or grand-mothers due to simple, inexpensive and fast card crafts. Now let’s start how to make a birthday card with heart with a few simple materials. Preparation 1 A4 white card stock paper Colored card stock papers (or colored construction papers): dark denim, red, medium brown Scissors Ribbon and cotton string 1mm for decoration How to Make a Birthday Card With Heart? 1. Cut rectangle colored papers Place an A4 white paper shaping as a horizontal rectangle in front of you and fold it in half. Use fingers to press down the folded side to make a crease of the paper. Place the folded white paper on a brown paper, which is cut with the same size of the white paper. 2. Draw and cut out a heart on red paper Draw on the red paper with a heart shape of which dimension is from which your wants is cut. 3. Cut to shape a heart on brown paper Put such heart-shaped red paper to draw a little big shape on the brown paper. Draw an extra line connected to the heart shape downwards the bottom edge of the paper and cut away the printed brown part. 4. Cut small rectangles for tagging Cut two rectangles with 2x4cm, 2×4.5cm on white and denim paper alternately. Stick the white paper on the denim one. Any content is tagged on it. 5. Cut and twist wire Cut out a denim paper as a wire 1mm to tightly twist it into a cotton string. Sticking the two heads of these wires together by using wax glue gun. 6. Tie a ribbon bow Tie a bow in a ribbon 20cm length. You create two bunny ears and use a small steel string to tie at a joint of the bow. You can design nice bows with your own style. 7. Finish the birthday card with heart Overlay to stick the brown paper on the white paper. Stick the red heart shape on the white paper at the point of cutting brown paper. Stick to connect one head of the wire at the bottom point of the heart and another head is adhesive to the bottom edge of the … Read More
As a girl/lady, do you love beautiful flowers, particularly tulip flowers? As a man, have you ever presented tulip flowers for your girlfriend or wife? Real tulip flowers or paper tulip flowers? Why do I mention that? Because tulip flowers symbolize the fame, wealth and perfect love, which are the targets that we desire to own. The tulip is among favorite flowers in the world. Originally being exported to most countries, Holland today is known for its tulips with the great tulip fields. Tulips’ colors are variously showy and meaningful. Therefore, for different purposes, tulip flowers shall be chosen as a gift for everyone at the appropriate ceremonies or festivals. However, the price of a tulip flower is not cheap and not so easy to buy. In order to satisfy your favorite for tulips, this post shall help you make beautiful paper tulip flowers easily and inexpensively. You can make a bouquet or a vase of flowers in colored papers as gifts or to decorate your room more beautiful than ever before. Moreover, you can also guide your kids how to make paper tulip flowers. It’s so easy, even also help your family members enjoy a happy time together. Preparation Before starting your process, you need to prepare a few simple materials and tools to make: Orange and green papers in squares (dimension and quantity as desired) Scissors How to make beautiful paper tulip flowers? Step 1 – Shape the tulip’s head You use square orange papers to make flowers. Fold the paper into triangle shape from the bottom corner up to the top. Fold up the right side of which edge is lined on the center of the triangle and meet at the corner. Repeatedly fold the other side by turning the paper down. Flip over to fold two small triangles with two flaps. The tulip’s head is finished. Step 2 – Make the stem You use bigger square green papers for the stem. Fold the paper into a triangle to have a center line. Unfold the paper, from the top corner to fold one side of which the edge is in the creased center line. Repeatedly fold another side. Turn around the paper to alternately fold the sides as above. Again turn around the paper to repeatedly fold the sides. All of the sides’ edges need to overlap on the center line. Fold the bottom corner up to the top and fold the two sides together. Separate the sides to have a finished stem. Step 3 – A perfect tulip flower Cut a corner of the tulip’s head to a small hole and then spin in the stem. You make many tulip flowers in similar steps. Just some simple steps to make paper tulip flower craft, you can create your own designs by coloring papers, either play with your kids or present your lovers without so much money.