Gather your supplies:16 pieces of construction paper,hole punch,scissors,pencil,a pair of hands,and 40 inch piece of string.
We are going to make the template.Get 1 piece of construction paper,flip it horizontally and fold it like a book.
Flip you paper to the side where the closed fold is facing to the right,and the open fold is facing to the left.
Start with an arch in the right corner of the construction paper and the arch getting bigger.
Make a little curve to the arch and bring it down to make it look like 3/4 of a slanted trapezoid.
Draw a small horizontal line(straight line),and make one-fourths of a slanted trapezoid. So now it looks like half a rocket.
Get all your construction paper,flip it horizontally(hamburger way), and fold it like a book.Make sure the closed fold is facing towards the right,do this for all 15 construction papers.
Get your template and your construction paper, trace it and cut it. Do this for all 15 construction paper.
Now you should have 15 half rockets.
Punch a hole with your hole punch on the top of your ornament paper,Leaving some room further on top. Do this for all the 15 construction papers.
Staple on the sides of your ornament paper,the 2 staples should be at least 4 inches apart.Then staple in the middle on the arch where the construction paper can be opened.Do this for all the papers.
Now you should have 15 construction papers with a hole on top,staples on the sides,and a staple in the middle.
Get 2 ornament papers and put them side by side.Look at the ornament pieces, they are folded in half's.Staple the half's that are touching ,one on the curved arch and one on the bottom arch.
Get another ornament paper and do the same thing ,put it next to the ornaments that are stapled,and staple the sides that are touching.One on the top curved arch and one on the bottom curved arch.
Do the same for the rest of the ornament pieces, and staple them together.When you are done it should look like an accordion.
Now you are done with the first ornament piece.It should have a cylinder shape and look like X's are going through the ornament papers.
We are going to make the circular ornament now.Gather your supplies:16 pieces of construction paper,stapler,scissors,pencil,pair of hands,hole punch,40 inch piece of string .
Get 1 piece of construction paper and flip it horizontally(hamburger/landscape).Then fold it like a book.
Draw a half circle and cut it out.
Get your 15 construction papers and fold them like a book.Make sure the closed fold is facing to the right.
Trace the template on 1 ornament paper and cut out the ornament paper out.Do this for all 15 ornament papers.
You should have 15 ornament papers now. Put your template away.
Punch a hole at the top of your ornament piece,do this for the remaining ornament pieces.
Staple the middle of the half circle where it arches.Do this for all 15 ornament pieces.
If you try to open the stapled circle,it should look like an X is going through it.
You should have half circles that are stapled in the middle ,with holes on top.
Take 2 circle ornaments and put them side by side.Staple the sides that are touching.One on the top curved arch and one on the bottom curved arch.
Do this for the rest of the ornament pieces.And now it should look like an accordion.
Open up the ornament, and you should have something that looks like a paper ball (that is spherical).
Gather your 2 ornaments side by side And get a 40 inch piece of string.
Put a string through both of your ornaments. Now you have an ornament you can hang in your room and something you can play with.
Here is another picture of the ornaments.
- 1.0 scissors
- 1.0 pencil
- 1.0 hole puch
- 32.0 9 inch by 12 inch,32 pieces of construction paper
- 1.0 stapler
- 1.0 pair of hands
- 1.0in 40 inches or more piece of string