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Paper Cone Lantern

by Claire Winlow (follow)
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Gently tease apart to reveal your paper cone lantern


This is a simple project for children who are confident and safe with scissors. A few folds and some cutting will create a cone lantern.

Time: 15 minutes
Age: Over 10's
Level: Medium

Materials
Paper
Plate
Scissors
Thread to hang

Method
Use a plate to draw a circle on the paper.
Cut out the circle.



Fold the circle in half



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First fold in half


Fold again twice so that the half circle is folded into thirds.



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Then fold into thirds



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Cut across the paper (have a look at the photos) almost but not quite to the end.



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Repeat from the other direction.



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Continue until the whole length has cuts.
Very carefully unfold the circle and tease down the sections created by cutting.



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You need to be gentle not to break the lantern as you unfold


If you want to hang it up, attach a piece of thread to the top. You could make lots of these in different sizes and colours and string across a room for an unusual decoration.

Categories
#Over 10's
#Medium
#Papercraft
#Lantern
#Decoration
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