Kids making a newspaper envelope is a very simple and easy project. Have your kids ever tried making a newspaper envelope on their own? However, I am going to teach you today how can kids make a newspaper envelope.
This newspaper envelope is a perfect DIY craft for kids in their free time or during holiday seasons.
In this current blog, I am sharing the simple steps to make a newspaper envelope. I will do it in a detailed step so that you find no difficulty in understanding how to make it on your own.
How Can Kids Make A Newspaper Envelope Without Supervision?
The best part of this newspaper envelope is just you need to have one piece of newspaper and start to fold. It’s very simple basic folding which kids can do it easily however, I am writing this blog keeping kids and beginners in mind.
If you love making paper crafts then I am sure you will surely love my collections on the same.
Jus 2 Things You Need to Make Newspaper Envelopes
|1. Old Newspaper cut out
Take any old newspaper or any waste paper cutout.
|2. Good Quality Glue|
Easy Steps Kids Can Follow to Make a Newspaper Envelope at Home
Just follow these simple steps as given below and your simple and easy newspaper envelope will be ready in no time.
By the way, I have also created a step by step video on the same. Have a look at it.
Step 1: Make Use of Old Newspaper Cutout
Take any old newspaper or any other waste paper and cut it into a square shape. However, if you want to make a bigger envelope then take a large size paper.
By the way, in case you would like to see some more newspaper craft. Therefore, I have made a beautiful caterpillar using the newspaper. If you want to check it out. You can give a glimpse of it.
Step 2: Fold the Newspaper Diagonally
First of all, fold the paper from one corner to another and then open the fold similarly do it for the other side. And then make a proper crease on it. Here you can see a cross-crease in the newspaper.
Step 3: Fold the Corners of the Paper Until the Center Crease
After the diagonal fold holds one corner and fold it until the center line and similarly fold it from the other end. And then make a proper crease on it by putting finger pressure on it.
Step 4: Fold the Base and Use Glue to Stick
First of all, apply little glue on one side of the paper and place the other side of the paper on it. Allow it to dry for 2 minutes under the fan or room temperature.
Further, you have to fold another corner which seems to be like a base. Fold that corner until the line which you can see in the image below. After that fold the tip of the paper downwards as I have folded.
Step 5: Fold the Small Part of the Paper Inward
Now here you can see a small size of paper is pooping out, However, you have to just insert it inside and stick it using glue. Allow it to dry for a few seconds or so.
Step 6: Your Quick newspaper Envelope is Ready
Here your envelope is ready in just 5 minutes. You can also make this envelope using different colour paper or patterned paper. To give a surprise to your loved ones you can make a personalized envelope and send it a card putting inside to them.
Try out these super easy 6 steps and make your own newspaper envelope. I am sure kids will make this super simple newspaper paper envelope easily.
Learn How To Make Envelopes Using Newspapers For Kids With Ease
If you’re active on Instagram and YouTube, feel free to get more ideas from me. I’ve created a sample number of videos, on my Instagram and full detailed procedure videos on my YouTube channel. You can watch the video and learn instantly.
Here are Few Tips
I would like to share a few tips with you before wrapping it up, hope that helps.
|1. Design Your Envelope
If you are making an envelope using plain paper then put some design on it like big dots or and strip patterns that will look really amazing.
|2. Make Use of Newspaper or any Waste Paper
I will highly suggest to you that as a beginner or as a kid you should use only the newspaper to learn. However, once are confident then go ahead and make your own design.
|3. Crease Out Your Envelope
If you feel the newspaper is looking crushed then you can easily cresae it out with light ironing.
Therefore, in case you get stuck anywhere, feel free to leave your queries in the comments section after the blog. I will surely get back to you with answers and guide you on the same.
Now go and try out making a Newspaper Envelope. Also, share with me how it came out and your experience making envelopes. I would love to hear from you.