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!
8th-Fold 2 outer edges to touch in the middle.
9th-Fold into a triangular prism.
10th- Staple edges!
It is so important to practice scissor skills! Click on picture below to get a copy of TIPS FOR CUTTING with Scissors!