Origami Paper Crown

Here is one way to make a homemade paper crown. I originally got this idea from this site: http://www.origami-instructions.com/easy-origami-modular-crown.html. I thought that this should be on instructables so here it is. An easy, fun, project to do with your kids or class or just for fun. So let's get started.

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Step 1: Materials:

You will need:
- Construction paper (I used yellow but you can use any color)
- Scissors or other cutting device (exacto knife, straight cutter, etc.)
- Pencil
- Ruler
- Stapler and staples

Step 2: Squares:

First, make 3" by 3" squares of paper (about 10 squares are needed per crown). One 9" by 12" piece of construction paper should yield about 12 squares.

Step 3: Fold in Half:

I started by folding each square in half to find the center point.

Step 4: Fold Each Corner In:

Fold each upper corner inwards so that the edge matches the center line.

Step 5: Fold the Bottom Edge Up:

Fold the bottom edge upwards to match the bottom line of the triangle.

Step 6: Fold Again:

Fold the bottom edge upwards again.

Step 7: Repeat:

Repeat step 6 9-12 more times.

Step 8: Staple:

Flip each piece over and staple them together to make a chain. Staple ends together to make the crown. Use as many pieces as needed to fit the person's head. Enjoy your new symbol of royalty! :)

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