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Paper Accordions

This technique of paper folding is easy for children to master and can be used in many[b] creative projects.

Instructions:

1. Cut two different papers in one-inch widths.

2. Attach the pieces together at one end with double-sided tape to create one long paper strip.

3. Cut the strip in half lengthwise.

4. Place the ends of the strips of paper perpendicular to each other and attach them with double-sided tape.

5. Fold one strip over the other.

6. Repeat while alternating the bands.

7. When the folding is complete, close the ends with double sided tape.

Tips

These accordions are perfect for making mobiles, banners, buntings, party decorations, and wreaths.

You will need:

  • Patterned papers
  • Double-sided adhesive tape
  • Ruler
  • Precision craft knife
  • Pencil
  • Cutting mat

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