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Easy Paper Chains

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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
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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
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