Easter basket made of paper

On the eve of Easter, you can make a basket of colored paper with your child. It will not only be a children's play. Decorative basket will be appropriate for family or children's photos. And in it you can put an Easter gift, and not only. A birthday present with your own hands can be much more original than just wrapping it in paper.
Easter basket do it yourself
Materials for work:
  • colored paper;
  • white paper;
  • scissors;
  • glue;
  • pencil;
  • ruler.

Instructions for making an Easter basket

Easter basket do it yourself
From a sheet of colored paper of the color you like, you need to cut a square. His side here is 15 cm. The dimensions may be different. But in order to make it easier to do the calculations later, the side length must be chosen multiple of three. Easter basket with your own hands
On the top and bottom side, mark the sections 5 and 10 cm. We draw from these points vertically up (or down) sections of 5 cm. Cut them with scissors.
Easter basket with your own hands
Cut off the corners of a square, making them rounded.
Easter basket with your own hands
We begin to collect a basket. We bend the middle parts of the blank inside the square.
Easter basket do it yourself
We impose the side part of the blank on the middle one. We glue.
Easter basket with your own hands
In the same way we bend the remaining three parts of the blank. So that it does not fall apart, it is worth securing the places of gluing with paper clips. And after drying, remove them.
Easter basket do it yourself
Make a handle for a basket out of two strips superimposed one on another. The first lane - wider - will be white. The second one is already a little orange.
Easter basket with your own hands
Filling the empty space in the basket will be paper chips.To do this, we cut white paper into narrow strips, we curl them with ordinary scissors.
Easter basket do it yourself
Glue the handle to the basket. We put paper chips inside.
Easter basket with our own hands
For an additional decoration of the basket we will make a two-color bow from the paper. Easter basket with our own hands We paste it at the place of attachment of the handle to hide possible defects. Easter basket with own hands

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