How to Make a 3-D Chinese Lantern

Materials: 1 8 ½ x11 rectangular sheet of red construction paper, stapler, scissors, yarn and hole puncher (or alternatively pipe cleaner or a narrow strip of paper for handle)

Step 1 Fold the rectangular sheet of red construction paper

Step 2 Starting from the folded side, cut horizontal lines approximately 1 inch apart and leaving approximately 2 inches from the end.

Step 3 Unfold and bring uncut edged together to form a tube. Make sure fold is bending outward. Staple at formed circles on either end to hold together.

Step 4 On top end,  use hole puncher and make two holes opposite each other and string yarn through and knot ends or alternatively twist a pipe cleaner through holes or staple narrow strip of paper for handle.

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