Introduction: Tiny Paper Cube

How to make a tiny paper cube! Easy, and simple, with supplies you can find around the house. It also can be modified so it has a detachable lid.


Small Post It Notes or square pieces of paper around 2 inches by 2 inches
The paper MUST be a square for this to work

Step 1: Folding the Pieces, Pt. 1

Start out with 1 post it/paper and fold it in half

Step 2: Folding the Pieces, Pt. 2

Fold the paper in half, again, length wise.

Step 3: Folding the Pieces, Pt. 3

Unfold the paper, and fold down the top right edge to the crease.
**Make sure you do not go over the crease!!"**

Step 4: Folding the Pieces, Pt. 4

Fold down the same corner, again, to the crease.

Kinda like making a paper airplane.

Step 5: Folding the Pieces, Pt. 5

Repeat steps 4 and 3 on the opposite corner,

Step 6: Folding the Pieces, Pt. 6

Fold both the sides in, toward the middle

Step 7: Folding the Pieces, Pt. 7

Taking the corner in the shape of a square, fold it over the middle, tucking it inside the flap

Step 8: Folding the Pieces, Pt. 8

Do the same on the opposite side, making sure to tuck it in

Step 9: Folding the Pieces, Pt. 9

Fold it in half, and then the legs backwards to make a triangle shape

Step 10: Construction of the Cube, Pt. 1

Make six of them

Step 11: Construction of the Cube, Pt. 2

Take two pieces and put them together. You put them together by tucking in the end into the other ones flap.

Step 12: Construction of the Cube, Pt. 3

Add another piece, again tucking it into the flaps
It will make a sort of triangle point

Step 13: Construction of the Cube, Pt. 4

Add another piece, still tucking flaps into each other

Step 14: Construction of Cube, Pt. 5

Add another piece, still tucking in the flaps

Step 15: Construction of the Cube, Pt 6

Right now you need to decide if you want a lid or not. If you do want a lid skip step 16/pt.7. Otherwise, let's continue.

Step 16: Construction of the Cube (without Lid), Pt 7

Add the last piece, and you are finished!
Congratulations on making the cube!

Step 17: Construction of the Cube (with Lid), Pt 8

Fold the last pieces legs back, and fold the legs down inside the cube. Place lid on cube. Now you are finished!

Step 18: Finished Product

With quarter to scale

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