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Easy Paper Basket Craft for Kids

This paper basket craft is super easy for kids and so much fun to make in a variety of different colors!

 

Easy Paper Basket Craft for Kids | Perfect for Easter Baskets!

 

Supplies:

Colorful Paper

Scissors

Glue

Ruler

Pencil


 

Easy Paper Basket Craft for Kids!

 

Step 1: Cut a piece of paper to size using template below

 

 

Step 2: Cut 4 strips on each corner of the paper.

 

 

Print This Template

for Standard Size Paper

 

Step 3: Now cut the large middle part in-between the strips according to the template.

 

 

Step 4: Fold up the triangular parts.

 

 

Step 5: Now join the ends of the four strips together of any side one over another

 

 

Step 6: Then glue the four strips with the triangular part. Similarly glue rest three corners.

 

Step 7: Now take a different colored piece of paper and cut a long strip approx. 1 inch wide for handle. 

Cut 2 circles in a 3rd color just slightly wider than your handle.

You can use a marker to add a little detail to the strip for fun!

 

Step 8: Then glue the strip on the basket to make a handle for the basket and add circle cutout at end of the handle.

 

 

Easy Peasy!

*to make larger or smaller, print template and scale it up or down.

Measurements do not need to be precise for this to work!

 

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Easy Paper Basket Craft

  • Author: Tracy Iseminger
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5
  • Yield: 1

Ingredients

  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Ruler
  • Marker/Pencil

Instructions

  1. Step 1: Cut a piece of paper to size using template provided
  2. Step 2: Cut 4 strips on each corner of the paper.
  3. Step 3: Now cut the large middle part in-between the strips according to the template.
  4. Step 4: Fold up the triangular parts.
  5. Step 5: Now join the ends of the four strips together of any side one over another.
  6. Step 6: Then glue the four strips with the triangular part. Similarly glue rest three corners.
  7. Step 7: Now take a different colored piece of paper. Cut a strip about 1 inch wide for handle.
  8. Step 8: Cut 2 circles in a third color slightly wider than your handle width.
  9. Step 9: Then glue the strip on the basket to make a handle for the basket and add circle to each end.

 

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Easy Paper Basket Craft for Kids | Perfect for Easter Baskets!

 

 

 

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Tracy Iseminger

Tracy is a busy mother and social media junkie. Her adventures in cooking led her to create Daily Dish Magazine. She has a passion for travel and wine. You can find her writing at Back Porch Somm as well. She works with a local digital marketing agency and as a Dental Hygienist, but her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family.

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