10 simple and original paper craft ideas with instructions and video

10 paper craft ideas with instructions and video


Whether cardboard, tissue, crepe paper or toilet paper rolls – you can do a lot with this material – paper folds, cuts, origami and more! Here we will show 10 simple and original paper craft ideas for different occasions and for all ages. Paper crafts are a huge fun throughout the year! Colorful paper sheets, scissors and glue – you do not need much more in these craft projects.

Paper craft ideas – How to make a butterfly

how to make a butterfly materials paper craft ideas

Required materials:

Square Sheet of Paper

Scissors

Ribbon

Paper craft ideas how to make a butterfly step by step directions

Directions:

Cut the square sheet of paper into two rectangles.

Fold the first rectangle horizontally. Then open and fold the corners in.

Now the paper will fold into narrow strips like an accordion perpendicular to the middle fold.

Then fold in the middle. Fold the second sheet of paper in the same way.

Lay the two sheets together and tie a thin decorative ribbon in the middle.

Fold the upper wings slightly with your thumb.

Paper craft ideas how to make a butterfly tutorial


Paper craft ideas how to make a butterfly


Easy craft ideas – Crepe paper water lily

Easy craft ideas crepe paper water lily materials


Materials:

1 Rectangular Piece of White Crepe Paper – 2 cm X 8 cm

Pink Crepe Paper

Paper Circle (diameter – 3 cm)

Scissors

Glue

Brush

Easy craft ideas crepe paper water lily instructions

Directions:

Cut the crepe paper. Glue the petals in 3 layers around the paper circle.

Cut the white paper strip into fringes, roll up and fix with a dab of glue.

Glue the fringe in the center of the water lily.

Easy craft ideas for kids crepe paper water lily

Easy craft ideas crepe paper water lily

Cute paper craft ideas – how to make a round hand fan

how to make a round hand fan materials

Required materials:

Designer Paper / 3 Sheets (colored)

Hot Glue Gun

2 Skewers

Scissors

Ribbon

Paper Punch

DIY round hand fan step by step

Directions:

Fold each sheet into an accordion and then bend in the middle. Glue the three pieces of paper together. Make holes along the edge with the punch. Finally glue the wooden skewers and tie a bow.

how to make a round hand fan directions

how to make a round hand fan paper craft ideas

how to make a round hand fan

How to make super cute Monster bookmarks

DIY super cute Monster bookmarks

Required materials:

Square Sheet of Paper (colored)

White Paper

Scissors

Glue

Wiggly Eyes

Hot Glue Gun

How to make super cute Monster bookmarks instruction

Directions:

Fold the square diagonally to form a triangle and fold the corners upwards. This result is a square again. Open. Fold down the top of the triangle.

Fold the right and left corners up again and put them under the middle folded corner.

Now cut out the teeth and glue the eyes. You monster bookmark is ready!

DIY Monster bookmarks step by step

DIY super cute Monster bookmarks

How to make an origami butterfly

How to make an origami butterfly

You only need a square sheet of paper.

origami butterfly step by step

Directions:

Fold the two diagonals of the sheet. Flip the sheet and fold the lower and upper sides in the middle.

All folds should cross in the center of the square. Open the sheet.

Now fold the paper into a triangle. To do this, lift the paper and make a point from the center point. Now fold the top two corners along the center line and toward the top. Fold the top of the triangle up and insert it into the open edge.

This folding gives the wings a light swing. The origami butterfly is finished!

DIY origami butterfly paper craft ideas

Origami Gift Box (modular origami – pyramid)

modular origami pyramid DIY Origami Gift Box

This origami pyramid can also be used as a gift box for something small, for example jewelry.

You need: 3 square sheets of paper, colored

DIY Origami Gift Box modular origami pyramid directions

Fold the square into a triangle. Now fold the right corner over the left. Then open the fold.

Fold the left and right outer edges to the center line. This results in a small square.

Now fold two more elements.

Fold the squares into triangles and glue them together.

How to make toilet paper roll bee

How to make toilet paper roll bee

Materials:

Toilet Paper Roll

Yellow Cardstock Paper

Wiggly Eyes

Black Marker

Electric Tape

Wire

White Paper

Scissors

Glue

Hot Glue Gun

Pencil

How to make toilet paper roll bee directions

Directions:

First, adjust the cardstock paper to the size of the toilet paper roll.

Then coat the toilet paper roll with glue and roll it into the paper.

Make the stripes of the bee with the black insulating tape.

Cut out a circle from yellow cardstock paper. This would be the bee’s face.

Then glue 2 eyes and draw a mouth.

Cut two antennas from the craft wire and then wrap them with insulating tape. Fix the antennas to the back of the face.

Glue the head onto the body. Make 2 wings from the white paper and glue them to the sides of the toilet paper roll.

DIY toilet paper roll bee instructions

How to make toilet paper roll bee step by step

How to make toilet paper roll bee kids crafts

How to make an owl from toilet paper roll – fun crafts for kids

How to make an owl from toilet paper roll materials fun crafts for kids

Required materials:

Toilet Paper Roll

Cardstock Paper (orange and yellow)

White Paper

Designer Paper

Scissors

Glue

Pencil

Hot Glue Gun

Bow Compass

2 Decorative Gemstones

DIY owl from toilet paper roll tutorial fun crafts for kids

Directions:

First, adjust the orange cardstock paper to the size of the toilet paper roll. Coat it with glue and roll it into the paper.

At the top, bend the roll first to one side a little, then the opposite, so that the end is closed.

Draw a heart for the feet and a triangle for the beak on the yellow cardstock paper. Then cut out the shapes.

Cut out two ovals as wings from the orange paper.

Turn the cardstock paper and draw many small circles on the back with the bow compass. Then cut out the circles.

Now put the elements together. Glue the feet. Then glue the circles overlapping each other.

Fix the wings to the sides of the toilet paper roll.

Glue the beak and the eyes.

DIY owl from toilet paper roll step by step fun crafts for kids

DIY owl from toilet paper roll fun crafts for kids

Fun paper craft ideas – DIY desk organizer

DIY desk organizer materials Fun paper craft ideas

Required materials:

2 Toilet Paper Rolls

1 Kitchen paper roll

Cardstock Paper

Designer Paper (square sheet)

Glue

Hot Glue Gun

Scissors

Pencil

Beads

DIY desk organizer step by step instructions

Directions:

Adjust the pink cardstock paper to the size of the toilet paper rolls. Coat the rolls with glue and roll them into the paper.

Wrap the large kitchen paper roll in designer paper and fix the end with adhesive.

Glue the three paper rolls together.

Mark the bottom outlines on a piece of pink cardstock paper.

Cut out the bottom and glue it to the rolls.

Fold a small box from a sheet of designer paper and glue it next to the paper rolls.

Decorate the finished desk organizer with a few beads.

DIY desk organizer directions

Fun paper craft ideas DIY desk organizer tutorial

Fun paper craft ideas DIY desk organizer

DIY Origami pull out drawers

DIY Origami pull out drawers materials

Required materials:

2 Square Sheets of Paper – 20 cm X 20 cm

2 Square Sheets of Paper – 19 cm X 19 cm

Glue

Hot Glue Gun

Beads

Ruler

Pencil

DIY Origami pull out drawers easy craft ideas

Directions:

Lay the larger square piece of paper in front of you. Fold horizontally and vertically in the middle.

Then fold all corners to the center.

Divide the square into three equal parts. Fold along the lines.

Fold the upper left corner to the center. This results in a box.

Now repeat the same with the small sheet of paper.

The finished origami drawers are glued together.

DIY Origami pull out drawers directions

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