Paper, Paints and Kids



Introduction: Paper, Paints and Kids

About: I am IT professional, living in Bangalore, India. As new gadgets come out everyday, we indulge in spending significant time and money on these gadgets. And our kids are learning from us, they know how to use...

It is Summer time in India, Kids are at home, need to keep them busy.

In this instructable, I will share 4 simple and fun projects for kids with paper and paint

No special tools needed

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Step 1: Angry Bird Popup Cards


  • A4 size - Thick white paper
  • Scissors
  • Acrylic or water paint
  • Sketch pen


  • Fold A4 size paper twice, to form 4 equal rectangles, as shown
  • Make a 2 cm cut at 2/3 length ( longer edge fold)
  • Fold the sides as shown and pop out to form a beak
  • Draw your favorite angrybird
  • Using paints or sketch pens, bring the angry bird o life
  • Write your message

Step 2: Minion Glasses


  • Thick White paper
  • Acrylic paints
    • Yellow
    • Sliver
  • Scissors


  • Based on the template, hand draw on a thick paper
  • Cut at the outer edges
  • Paint it as shown in template
  • Remove the block eye space

Step 3: Magic Drawing


  • White paper
  • Black water paint
  • Liquid soap
  • Crayons
  • Tooth pick


  • USing different crayons randomly color the white sheet
  • Add little liquid soap to black water paint ( do not add water)
  • And spread over the crayon work done on the sheet
  • Let it dry
  • Using a toothpick draw flowers, people, sun etc

Step 4: Loop Plane


  • Thick magazine cover page
  • Scissors
  • 1 wooden skewer
  • Paper tape


  • Cut 1" X 14" and 1" x 7" strips out of thick paper
  • Make loop and stick the edges using paper tape or glue stick
  • Tape them on a skewer as shown
  • Done, Throw them to be amazed how they can glide

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