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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Cutting Wreaths

We made paper wreaths to practice cutting skills!  and to celebrate Christmas!
How easy and fun is it!  Check out the step by step pictures and directions!

1st- Fold a piece of 9X12 green construction paper in half...hot dog fold!

2nd-Fold it again...hot dog style.

3rd-Open...it should now be folded in half with folded edge pointed towards belly.  The open edge is away from the body and there is a folded line running horizontally across the paper.

4th- Cut straight lines from the folded paper edge to the folded middle line.  Be sure to cut right to the middle line!  "Touch the middle line!"

5th- Keep cutting equal size lines!  Thumb up, elbow in!


6th-Keep going until the end!




7th- Open paper.

8th-Fold 2 outer edges to touch in the middle.









9th-Fold into a triangular prism.

10th- Staple edges!

11th-Decorate

It is so important to practice scissor skills! Click on picture below to get a copy of TIPS FOR CUTTING with Scissors!
http://bit.ly/CutSkls














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