Paper Sword and Shield




About: Hello! I'm Nerfrocketeer, also known as Nefrock', Nerf, or NK. I am an avid fan of Nerf wars, engineering, and animal activism (but no I don't go overboard). Thank you for A MILLION views (woah!) and making ...

This Instructable will show you how to make a sword and shield out of paper.

Teacher Notes

Teachers! Did you use this instructable in your classroom?
Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.

Step 1: The Sheild

You will need a piece of paper.

Step 2: Fold #1

First, fold the paper in half "hot dog style" (longways) and then unfold it.

Step 3: Fold #2

Next, fold all the corners in to the crease.

Step 4: Fold #3

Next, fold the sides in to the crease.

Step 5: Fold #4

Fold in half.

Step 6: "m" Fold

Fold the paper in an "m" shape, as shown.

Step 7: Close and Tape

Close the fold and tape it. I used electrical tape so you can see it.

Step 8: The Shield Is Finished!!!

Your shield is finished! Now for the sword!

Step 9: The Sword-fold #1

You need two more pieces of paper. Fold them in half longways again.

Step 10: Fold #2

Fold them in half again.

Step 11: Fold #3

... And again

Step 12: Two

You should do this for both pieces of paper.

Step 13: Fold #4

Fold one piece across as shown.

Step 14: Fold #5

Fold part of it back across, as shown.

Step 15: Cut

Cut the top of the piece at an angle.

Step 16: Add

Add the two pieces together as shown and tape. You now have a sword!

Step 17: Done!!!

You now have a paper sword and shield! Enjoy!!!

Be the First to Share


    • Art Skills Challenge

      Art Skills Challenge
    • Make it Move

      Make it Move
    • Teacher Contest

      Teacher Contest

    6 Discussions


    XD I honestly think 80% of all my Instructables before #50 are not very good... I only recently got good (IMO) at it... I'm surprised there was a comment...


    You need ADVERTISEMENT! I could walk around with a sign with the URL of your page written down if you like lol