Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Easy Paper Chains

by Jane (follow)
Easy (884)      5 to 10s (616)      Under 5s (593)      Decoration (121)      Paper (85)      Birthday Party (56)      Paper chains (1)     
These easy paper chains are fun to make and perfect for brightening up a room for a party.

Time: 20 minutes
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Coloured paper
Sticky tape (or glue)
Scissors



easy paper chains kids craft party
Cheap starting materials


Method
Cut the coloured paper into strips. The exact size doesn't matter too much but ours were about 15cm long by 2cm wide



easy paper chains kids craft party
Don't worry too much about cutting to an exact size


Curl the strip into a loop and fix with sticky tape or glue.
Feed another strip through the first loop and curl the strip into a new loop fixing closed with sticky tape or glue.
You should now have two loops joined together
Repeat this process, adding extra loops onto the end of the chain each time until you have your desired length of paper chain.



easy paper chains kids craft party
Keep adding loops on to the end of your chain


Your paper chain is now ready to hang. Have a great party!



easy paper chains kids craft party
A low cost way to brighten up a room or outdoor space for a party


Categories
#Easy
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Paper chains
#Paper
#Birthday Party
#Decoration
I like this Article - 6
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Jane
Goop is a cheap and easy sensory activity
12 likes
Create a 'liquid-free' winter wonderland snow globe to make a great festive decoration
8 likes
Make an interesting box full of cereal, rice, grains or other store cupboard foods to drive toy truc...
10 likes
These floating boats are very easy to make and provide lots of fun on a summer day
6 likes
Making and playing with rainbow rice is a fun sensory play activity for Under 5s
13 likes
If your child likes making outfits and dressing up dolls, this doll's Halloween witch costume wi...
11 likes
view all articles by Jane
Articles by Jane on Other Hubs
A dynamic seaside theme is great fun for a playroom or bedroom for kids of any age
9 likes
Here's how to create some pretty hanging decorations from plaster of Paris
8 likes
About a year ago, we hired a Canadian-style open canoe and went on a short paddling adventure
502 views
ID: 1065
[ Submit a Comment ]
I love paper chains! I actually design my own patterns on the computer first and print them on card. That way I can have patterned card without having to buy expensive ones. It's great if you've got themed birthday parties! :)
these would look great at Christmas too in festive colours
Trending Articles
A lovely spring craft for toddlers to create
6 likes
Box pinatas are a quick and easy alternative to papier mache pinatas
8 likes
For some students, math isnʼt always their favorite subject
1 like
Loom flowers are so easy, so fun, and if you make your own loom and use leftover yarn, they wont cos...
8 likes
With a flower loom, kids can easily create cute flowers, out of yarn, that can be used to decorate j...
3 likes
If your child loves to draw, this is a great activity for them to encourage their creativity
1 like
Upcycle a breakfast cereal box and hop into Easter with this cute Easter Bunny Mask
3 likes
Here's how to make a colourful elephant from a recycled milk bottle and tissue paper
9 likes
This cute and fun Christmas card can be made by little ones with the help of an adult
3 likes
Snowmen crafts are fun at Christmas and this one is simple, quick and cheap to make
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (593)
Any Age (405)
Over 10s (384)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (884)
Medium (247)
Hard (37)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version