How to make a paper cracker with your own hands

How to make a paper cracker with your own hands

Toys, made with their own hands, always cause joy in children and tenderness in adults. Especially often they are done on the eve of New Year's holidays. A long time ago, they alone were adorned with the people of the Christmas tree and their house on holidays. You must learn about how to make a cracker made of paper. It turns out very loud and looks beautiful. There are many techniques for performing such a product and you will soon find out about some.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Making a Paper Chopper

Your attention is drawn to several step-by-step master classes that will help you make superb toys without too much effort at home. The manufacturing processes of these crafts are very simple. In most cases, you will not need anything other than A4 size sheets or a regular exercise book. For more complex products you will need scissors, glue or double-sided scotch. In general, only your imagination will affect what kind of product you get and how it will look. Crafting toys is very exciting,

so do not be surprised if you spend a whole album on them.

How to do in the origami technique

Step-by-step instruction for making crafts according to the Japanese technique:

  1. For the product you will need a regular A4 paper of any color. If you take a white, then you can decorate it with paints, pencils or felt-tip pens. Then the cracker will be unique.
  2. Fold the sheet in half vertically.
  3. On both sides, bend the corners so that their edges converge in one line.
  4. Bend the workpiece inwards.
  5. Bend the product again in half and straighten it back. As a result, you have a fold line.
  6. Fold the edges to this line.
  7. Bend the product again in half and straighten it. You have made oblique fold lines. Fold the sheet over them.
  8. Take the resulting product by the loose ends, pointing the inside forward and gently pulling it with your hand. With this action, you will hear a loud clapping sound.

Double clapper with your own hands

Manufacturing process:

  1. Double paper clapper with your own hands is very easy to assemble. You will need a regular A4 paper sheet.
  2. Fold the corners of the sheet to the left and to the right so that in the middle they touch each other.
  3. Bend the resulting structure in half twice, first horizontally, then center.
  4. Place the left and right sides of the workpiece inwards and bend it in half.
  5. Finally, you learned how to make a double clapper from paper.
  6. Little advice: better take not a white, but a sheet of paper. It is less dense, and then it will be better to bend and louder clap.

Master class for making a cracker with sound

Step-by-step instruction:

  1. Take a cardboard tube, for example, a frame from paper towels.
  2. From the cardboard cut out a circle whose diameter will be several millimeters smaller than the tube.
  3. Glue a circle onto a large square piece of corrugated paper.
  4. Pier a circle in the center, draw a thick thread through it and tie a piece of match to the tip.
  5. On a double-sided adhesive tape, glue a piece of corrugated paper to the tube so that a circle of cardboard with a match is inside it. The paper should wrap the workpiece.
  6. Cut off the excess.
  7. Cut out a piece of colored cardboard, the length of which will be equal to the length of the tube. Its width should be one centimeter longer than the diameter of the workpiece. Glue it to the tube on a double-sided adhesive tape.
  8. Cut finely colored corrugated paper that will play the role of confetti. Pour them inside the tube.
  9. Cut out a circle from corrugated paper, the diameter of which is three times the length of the tube.
  10. Glue it to a double-sided adhesive tape. The edges leave loose and cut them into strips. So the toy will look more beautiful.
  11. You already know how to make a paper cracker. In order to activate it, simply pull it sharply by the thread. It can be used repeatedly, again filling confetti and gluing the bottom to the tube.

Videogames: how to make a paper cracker

If you do not understand how to make a loud cracker made of paper, then watch the following videos, which provide a detailed description of the manufacturing process. Thanks to these videos you will understand that it is very easy to make a funny toy, it only takes a few minutes. With regard to materials, you will only need ordinary sheets, album or even tetrad. Do paper crafts and have fun playing with them. The video lessons will teach you to create funny toys using ordinary sheets of paper.

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