Make A Paper Tree Fern

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You can only plant a fern in specific times during the year but you can make a paper fern any time. Help your kids give it a go following our instructions below.

  1. Concertina fold the green paper back and forth on the lines.
  2. Cut out the shape on the top fold as marked.
  3. Repeat with a second sheet.
  4. Carefully unfold the paper to reveal fern fronds.
  5. Use a glue stick to attach the first set of fronds to the edge of the card on its long side.
  6. Attach the second set of fronds on top of the first - you can set this slightly lower.
  7. Carefully roll it all up into a tube and use sticky tape to hold in place top, middle and bottom.
  8. Bend down and arrange all the fronds into the shape of a tree fern top.

Download the paper tree fern activity book to see step-by-step images. 

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