Learn how to make a paper star so you can create a whole bunch of them and put them in a jar. They're really fun to make a you can't make just one. Otherwise it will be so lonely. Plus it's fun to make a lot and build a collection of different color stars.
The paper star is very easy to make with only a few steps necessary. Once you learn how to make one, you'll want to keep making more. Make a jar full for your own collection or to give away as a gift. Get out some colorful pieces of paper and let's get started.
Thanks to a fellow folder for this useful tip: You can just pinch the corners if you have a hard time puffing them up to the directions.
|Step 1: Start with strip of paper or ribbon. To cut out a straight strip of paper, first fold a small strip and then cut with scissors.|
|Step 2: Tie a knot at the top as shown.|
|Step 3: Flatten the knot (Make sure the knot is not loose).|
|Step 4: Tuck the loose end into the pocket of the knot.|
|Step 5: Fold the long leftover strip along the edge of the pentagon shape.
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