Introduction: Magic Rainbow Paper Fan

About: Hi, I am Yann, from Shanghai. I like to share my crafts tutorial created with my kid Teddy. Hope you are enjoying the fun of crafting and glad to see your great work. Many thanks to follow me.


Magic paper fan is very popular with Chinese students. This tutorial shows how to build this magic rainbow magic paper fan.


- color craft paper (150mm * 150mm) : 11 sheets

- A4 sized print paper : 1sheet

- glue

- scissors

- tape

Step 1: Prepping the Sector

Cut the color craft paper up into 15cm / 10cm with round corner.

The round corner could be shaped by round disc or protractor.

Prepare 10 sheets of sector with same step.

Step 2: Fold the Sector

Fold every sector into eight follow the video tutorial.

Step 3: Prepping the Fan

Sector coated on one side with adhesive gum. Glue them together to finish the fan.

Step 4: Prepping the Stick

Roll the A4 paper and tied with glue to build the stick.

Glue the bottom of the fan and insert it into the stick.

Step 5: Attaching the Line

Take 2 lines and staple them to the both sides of the fan

Step 6: Prepping the Magic Sleeve

Roll the craft paper outside the stick and tied with glue to build the magic sleeve.

Tape the lines onto the magic sleeve.

Step 7: Finish

Now the magic rainbow paper fan is finished.

You can push or pull the magic sleeve to close or open the fan.

If you have some question or not to miss any details, It is advisable to watch the video tutorial. Enjoy!

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