If you’re looking for a fun easy way to craft something unique then making a paper ninja star might be the perfect challenge for you. This craft is fun accessible to anyone regardless of their experience with paper crafts. And the best part is that you don’t need any special tools or materials to make your own ninja star. In this article we’ll guide you through the easy steps with simple instructions on how to make a paper ninja star in minutes.
Step 1: Gather Supplies
Before you start you need to gather the supplies you’ll need to make your ninja star. Here are the materials you’ll need:
– Two square sheets of paper (preferably 6×6 inches)
Step 2: Fold Your Paper
Take one of your square pieces of paper fold it in half diagonally so that you create a crease in the center of the paper. Then take the top right corner of the paper fold it across to the left making sure to fold at the crease line. Do the same thing with the top left corner of the paper folding it over to the right side. You should end up with a shape that looks like a smaller square.
Step 3: Repeat with the Second Piece of Paper
Now take the second piece of square paper repeat step 2 folding it in the same way as the first piece of paper.
Step 4: Overlapping the Paper Folding
Take one of the folded pieces of paper place it in front of you with the folded edges on top. Take the second piece of folded paper place it on top of the first one at a 90-degree angle. The new fold lines should be perpendicular to the first piece of paper.
Now take the left side of the top piece of paper fold it over the bottom piece tucking it under the fold. Do the same thing with the right side of the top piece of paper folding it over tucking it under. You should end up with a shape that looks like a four-pointed star.
Step 5: Cutting the Paper
Now take your scissors cut along the fold lines. You should have four separate rectangular strips of paper. Take one of the strips fold it in half then repeat the fold to create a smaller rectangle. Do the same thing with the other three strips to create four rectangles in total.
Step 6: Folding the Arms
Now take one of the rectangles fold it in half lengthwise. Then fold the two corners down diagonally to create a triangle shape. Repeat this step with the other three rectangles.
Step 7: Assembling the Star
Now it’s time to put everything together. Take two of the folded triangles insert them into each other at a straight angle. Fold the points of one triangle over the other to create a small flap. Repeat this step with the remaining two triangles.
Now take the two folded pieces you created earlier insert them into one another at a 90-degree angle. Take the flaps you just created insert them into the openings between the folded pieces. You should end up with a basic ninja star shape.
Step 8: Folding the Points
To finish off your ninja star it’s time to fold the points. Take one of the points fold it down diagonally making sure to create a crease. Turn the star over repeat with the other three points.
Making a paper ninja star is a fun easy way to get creative pass the time. These steps are very easy to follow you can have your own ninja star in minutes once you have the right supplies. So why not grab a friend make some ninja stars together – you never know when they might come in handy!