How to make a sword out of paper

How to make a sword out of paper

Introduction: Make a Sword Out of Paper.

How to make a sword out of paper

How to make a sword out of paper

This Instructable will teach you how to make a sword out of paper. This sword is not weak and is very sturdy. It will actually hurt somebody if you whack them with it. Warning, don’t whack anyone or anything with this sword as it may result in injury! Have fun.

Step 1: Materials

For this Instructable you will need:
1. paper (obviously)
2. and a whole load of tape (preferably duck tape)

Step 2: Roll the Paper.

In this step you will need to take about 50-75 sheets of paper and roll them TIGHTLY together. The tighter the more durable. Make sure that you have a piece of tape ready to tape it. You will need about 3 rolls. So make 3.

Step 3: Tape the Rolls Together.

This is the tricky part! Tape the 2 rolls together. (As shown in the picture below) Reinforce a lot of tape around the area were the 2 rolls meet. Make sure the tape is applied tightly as this will increase the durability of the sword. Tape all sides of the 2 roles also to increase the durability. This will also decrease the chance of the 2 rolls coming apart. Overlap tape to add to strength. See pictures below for more information on how to tape the roles together. Make sure you get the corners.

Step 4: Doing the Same Thing.

Now do the same thing as in step three except on the other side of the protector.

Step 5: Making the Point.

Take some more scrap paper (About 50-75 sheets) and roll them starting at the bottom right hand corner. Rolling the paper like this should form a shape identical to an ice cream cone. A point at one end and a open cone at the other end. (The place where you put the ice cream). Tape the rolled paper at the bottom, middle, and top. (see picture).

See pictures on how to roll and tape.

Step 6: Applying the Point.

This is the final application to the sword. Take the cone end (end that you put ice cream in) and stick it over the opposite side of the 2 rolls as the hammer. Take the tape and wrap it tightly around wear the cone and 2 rolls meet. Make sure it is tight as this will increase the durability.
Make sure you wrap tabe all around the connecting points.

See picture for details.

Step 7: Decorate.

DECORATE!! Now that your finished and everything is securely fastened you can decorate you sword in any way you like. Spray paint, paint, tape, coloured pencil, maker, etc. are all good things to decorate with. As you can see in my photo I used black/blue electric tape to decorate mine. I also wrapped the tape around the joints of the sword to give it more durability. REMEMBER. Use a lot of tape around the joints to hold them firm. In my picture you can also see that I completely taped my entire sword. This again also adds to the durability of it. Have fun playing with your sword.

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Introduction: Paper Sword and Shield

How to make a sword out of paper

How to make a sword out of paper

How to make a sword out of paper

This Instructable will show you how to make a sword and shield out of paper.

Step 1: The Sheild

You will need a piece of paper.

Step 2: Fold #1

First, fold the paper in half “hot dog style” (longways) and then unfold it.

Step 3: Fold #2

Next, fold all the corners in to the crease.

Step 4: Fold #3

Next, fold the sides in to the crease.

Step 5: Fold #4

Step 6: “m” Fold

Fold the paper in an “m” shape, as shown.

Step 7: Close and Tape

Close the fold and tape it. I used electrical tape so you can see it.

Step 8: The Shield Is Finished.

Your shield is finished! Now for the sword!

Step 9: The Sword-fold #1

You need two more pieces of paper. Fold them in half longways again.

Step 10: Fold #2

Fold them in half again.

Step 11: Fold #3

Step 12: Two

You should do this for both pieces of paper.

Step 13: Fold #4

Fold one piece across as shown.

Step 14: Fold #5

Fold part of it back across, as shown.

Step 15: Cut

Cut the top of the piece at an angle.

Step 16: Add

Add the two pieces together as shown and tape. You now have a sword!

Step 17: Done.

You now have a paper sword and shield! Enjoy.

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How to make a sword out of paper

how do you do this this is inposible

How to make a sword out of paper

i made one an its very cool. a little different

How to make a sword out of paper

Is this supposed to be for action figures?

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This can be used for anything you want it to be used for!

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Haha cool 😛 surprised im the first commenter

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XD I honestly think 80% of all my Instructables before #50 are not very good. I only recently got good (IMO) at it. I’m surprised there was a comment.

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How to make a sword out of paper

Introduction: How to Make Origami Sword

How to make a sword out of paper

How to make a sword out of paper

How to make a sword out of paper

hi guys,this is origami sword..would like fighting war with Sword?let’s fight!whoo..yea..yawo!Okay..Let’s build Sword.

Step 1: Step 1

Material for building Sword-
•Scissor
•Sellotape
•Craft Origami Paper

Step 1]Start by cutting a regular size 6 inch x 6 inch (15cm x 15cm) square origami paper into two. We’ll be using both halves of the paper as this origami consists of 2 colour paper.

Step 2: Step 2

With one half of the paper, fold it in two on the horizontal axis. Crease well and unfold.

Step 3: Step 3

Fold the right side approximately 3cm to the left.

Step 4: Step 4

Flip paper over. Fold both the top and bottom halves to the center.

Step 5: Step 5

•Make 2 diagonal folds on the right side.
•Fold paper in half.

Step 6: Step 6

Start with the other half of the paper. Fold paper in half on both the horizontal and vertical axis. Crease well and unfold.

Step 7: Step 7

•Fold both the top and bottom halves to the center.(picture 1 & 2)
•Fold the bottom half over to the top.(picture 3 & 4)

Step 8: Step 8

Fold the left side to the center crease.

Step 9: Step 9

Now we’re going to fold the right side over to the left or right and tuck it in between the layers on the left or right side.

Step 10: Step 10

•Rotate paper.
•Make 2 diagonal folds as shown. Crease well and unfold.

Step 11: Step 11

•We’re now going to pry open the paper and bring the upper layer over to the left.
•Press paper flat to form a triangle at the top and bottom.
•Make 2 small valley folds upper and downward

Step 12: Step 12

•Time to combine the 2 parts! Insert the first part (blade) through the middle of the 2nd part.
•Get the sleotape & Stick 2nd part which is insert upper & downard in middle.

Step 13: Done

we have completed Origami Sword..

if u got problem,comment down.

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Introduction: Paper Samurai Sword

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How to make a sword out of paper

This instructable will show you how to make a paper sword from only a few pop sticks, paper, and glue sticks. My inspiration for this instructable comes from Returacan. http://youtube.com/user/Returacan

His swords are truly epic, but require a lot more patience and hard work, although his methods produce a better final product. Using some of his methods, I’ve produced a way to make a sword much quicker and with fewer, slightly more common supplies.

And if you like it, don’t forget to vote for it in the paper craft contest.

Step 1: What You Will Need

1. Standard A4 Paper
2. Glue sticks (I used 3 and a bit by the time I was finished )
3. A cutting implement of some type ( A Stanley knife or exacto knife work well )
4. A sturdy ruler to compact folds and smooth out paper
5. Something to cut on so you don’t destroy your table
6. A pencil ( Or pen )
7. Pop sticks (More than in the picture)

Step 2: Paper “Blanks”

1. Take a piece of paper and cover one side of it with glue, making sure the edges are all covered.

2. Place another sheet of paper on top of the glue, taking the time to line it up as best you can.

3.using a ruler at about a 45 degree angle smooth out the paper and squish the two sheets together.

Repeat steps 2&3 so you have a 3 sheet thick piece of “laminated” paper

4. Fold the piece of “laminated” paper in half vertically.

5. Open it back up, and cover half of the inside with glue, then fold it back together.

6. Use the ruler to smooth out the paper, and to further squish it together.

7. Fold in half vertically again.

8. Open it back up, and cover half of the inside with glue, then fold it back together.

9. Use the ruler to smooth out the paper, and to further squish it together.

10. Repeat steps 1 through to 9 until you have 16 paper “blanks”

Step 3: Making the Sword Core

1. Take 2 of the paper “blanks” and cut them in half horizontally.

2. Lay 4 of them in a row, end to end.

3. Cover the top face of the 4 blanks with glue.

4. Lay one of the half blanks on top.

5. Place a full blank covering the remaining half of the first blank and half of the next blank, just like laying bricks.

6. Continue on with 2 more full blanks, and finish it off with one of the half blanks. You should now have a 2 layer thick, 4 blank long strip of paper, which each strip overlapping the underneath blanks.

7. Continue on with the rest of the blanks layering them as before so you end up with a 4 layer thick sword core.

8. This should be what you end up with.

9. Side view of the sword core.

Step 4: Refining the Sword Core

1 & 2. Draw out an outline in preparation to cut.

3 & 4. Cut along the outline.

Step 5: Strengthening and Defining the Shape

1. Smother the sword core in glue, then place the pop sticks three wide on the handle.

2. All the way up the blade, place pop sticks 2 wide along the back edge, and right at the tip 1 wide.

3,4&5. The second layer of pop sticks should overlap the joins in the previous layer, like the paper blanks. (Don’t forget to use plenty of glue)

Step 6: Constructing the Cross Guard

Using the methods from making the paper blanks, laminate 3 pieces of paper together.

1. Take the laminated paper and fold it in half horizontally.

2. Open it up, smother half of it with glue, then fold it back in half

3. Use the ruler to smooth out the paper, and to further squish it together.

4. Fold in half again, along the horizontal line.

5. Open it up, smother half of it with glue, then fold it back in half.

Use the ruler to smooth out the paper, and to further squish it together.

6. Fold in half again, and repeat the glueing and ruler squishing.

Repeat steps 1 through 6 so you have 2

7. Cover the face of on of the pieces with glue.

8. Place the other piece on top of the glue.

9. Use the ruler to smooth out the paper, and to further squish it together.

10. Find the middle of the piece and mark out a hole the size of the sword, take into account the size difference of the blade and hilt.

11. Draw out any other things you want to cut out on your cross guard, I have left mine rather simple.

12. Cut out the cross guard.

13. Slide it down the blade and sit it against the top of the hilt.

Step 7: Covering the Sword

Laminate 2 pieces of paper together, then fold and glue in half vertically.

1. Fold in half vertically, open up, then smother the entire inside of the piece of laminated paper.

2&3. Place on the back of the sword blade and smooth over, bonding it to the reinforced sword blank.

4. Do this for the whole blade and hilt, stopping just before the bend at the tip of the sword.

5. Do this on both sides of the hilt but only on one side of the blade

6. Fold and glue a piece if paper in half horizontally.

7. Use the ruler to smooth out the paper, and to further squish it together.

8. Fold in half again and glue.

9. Fold in half yet again, but don’t glue.

10. Place the sword along the fold made in the previous step, and trace out the shape of the tip onto the piece.

11. You will end up with something similar to this.

13. Smother it with glue.

14. Position it on the sword and smooth it out.

Step 8: The Edge

Using the same technique of making the paper blanks, but instead of using three layers only use one.

Fold the blank in half again, so you have a thin strip.

1. Cover all of the inside of the strip of paper with glue.

2. Place around the front of the blade.

3. Smooth over, and fuse to the sword, forming the edge of the blade.

Do this for the whole blade, stopping at the base of the curve of the point.

4. Cut a piece of paper in half along the horizontal line.

5. Fold and glue.

6. Fold and glue again.

Fold in half both horizontally, unfold then fold vertically.

7. Cut as shown in the picture.

8. Place over the tip, and work out the shape you need to cut it.

9. Cut off the excess.

10. Smother it in glue.

11. Position on the tip and fuse it to the sword.

Allow to dry for 24 hours or so for best result.

Congratulations you now have a paper sword.

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Introduction: How to Make a Duct Tape Sword

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This is the second instructable in a series about how to make weapons and other equipment for LARP.
My main focus is that the weapons have to be safe, so kids can play with them without direct adult supervision, without getting hurt. And secondly so easy to make, that big kids, with help, can make it them self.

These weapons is perfect for a backyard battles or a game of LARP (Live action role play) in the nearby forests.
If you keep the design simple it is easy to make, and with adult supervision kids can make their own.

Step 1: Things Needed

You will need
Sketch block
a pencil
A hobby knife, with interchangeable blades.
Extra blades
Used dull blade
a piece of cardboard or paper
a black marker
a cutting pad
contact glue
duct tape
reinforcement Tape
double sided tape
Silver tape, for decorations.
a sleeping pad
10 cm of foam tube
2 strips of cotton cloth
3cm thick bamboo, fiberglass or a broomstick

Step 2: The Design and Research Fase

Start by finding some pictures of “real” swords. Ex. do some google search.
http://images.google.com/images?hl=da&sa=1&q=sting+sword
http://images.google.com/images?hl=da&sa=1&q=elf+sword
http://images.google.com/images?hl=da&sa=1&q=orc+sword
http://images.google.com/images?hl=da&sa=1&q=viking+sword
http://images.google.com/images?hl=da&sa=1&q=fantasy+sword

Now you have enough inspiration to make you own design.
Just draw some quick sketches. They don’t need to be beautiful, it is just so you will get the idea about how your sword will look like.
Don’t make the design to complicated. Special the cross guard , it is easy to make a very good looking design on paper but it is difficult to make it in foam and duct tape.

My sword will be an elf sword, inspired by Frodos Sting from Lord of the Rings.

Step 3: Template

Now draw the design of your choice on paper or cardboard. This will be your template so be careful and take your time to make it perfect.
If you have problems with making the two sides of the swords identical , fold the paper in half and cut it folded. When you unfold the paper the template will be perfect, and the two sides identical.

Step 4: Marking and Cutting the Foam

Now draw the sword 3 times on the foam. Pay attention to the placing of the pieces so you don’t waste to much of the sleeping pad. The small space between the sword pieces is ideal for cutting the crossguard.
To be sure the pieces ends the right places I put numbers on them.
In the middle piece I cut a hole for the bamboo stick.

If the stick for the handle is to long, now is the time to cut it into length.

Step 5: Putting It All Together

On piece 1 and 3 of the cross guard I put a strip of reinforcement tape. This will stabilize the cross guard to ensure that it will not break or be ripped apart.

Now apply glue to one side of piece 1 and 3. And apply glue to both sides on piece 2. Also apply glue to the handle. Let it dry for 10-15 minutes, and press the pieces hard together.

Be careful the pieces glue together very quickly, so be sure that they are aligned, you will not be able to correct it. The only way to correct it, is by cutting away on the outer side.

Safety note
If your using the same glue I use you need to have good ventilation. If it’s not to cold it’s best to glue outside.
It’s possible to get waterbased contact glue if you make this with kids, I recommend using that. But it takes a lot longer to dry.

Step 6: Cutting and Shapenig the Edges

To make the foam look like a real sword you need to cut the edge. If the layers got unaligned when gluing, this is the right time to cut that edge also.

Step 7: Taping

Add strips of duct tape to the sword. Be careful when applying the tape special around the corners. Take the hobby knife and cut the tape into strips so it will not get wrinkled. When applying a new strip of tape, don’t make the overlay more than 1 cm. If you put on to much tape, the weapon gets hard and heavy, making it dangerous to play with.

Step 8: Making the Handle

I found a old piece of cotton cloth and ripped it into strips. I covered the handle with double sided tape, an d tied the cloth tight around it.

Step 9: Decoration

I use the black marker to draw some decoration and to highlight the edge to give the blade more depth.
I cut some decorations of silver blank insulation tape and put them on the crossguard.

Step 10: The Finished Sword

Here it is the Elven longsword in all its glory.

Look forward to my next instructable in my duct tape weapons guide. Next time I will show you how to make a shield that is safe, beautiful and durable.

Step 11: Kids Making Swords

Here are some pictures of kids making foam duct tape weapons. And some kids playing with swords I made.

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I tried to make the Skyrim steel sword, and this was my end result.
Whist making it, I used a Yoga mat instead. Because of the thinness of the yoga mat, I had to double the middle layer. I also found hot glue and scissors to be more effective.
Bamboo core, PVC piping handle (wrapped in hockey tape), and shiny silver duck tape I found at Walmart!

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      How to make a sword out of paper

      Follow our simple guide to making a Norman-style sword out of cardboard and foil.

      Knights need a weapon at their side to go on the attack, but there’s no need to get injured before battle commences. Young squires might need some help from an experienced warrior when cutting out pieces.

      You Will Need:

      • Strong cardboard (for example, a fruit box from a supermarket)
      • Kitchen foil
      • Sticky tape
      • Masking tape
      • Pen / pencil
      • Ruler
      • Small mug to draw around
      • Scissors or a craft knife
      • Empty cardboard loo roll

      (optional) for decoration: black paint, gold or silver marker pen, string

      1. DRAW OUT THE SHAPE OF YOUR SWORD

      Use the picture as a guide for this.

      Draw three straight parallel lines 45cm long and 3cm apart, leaving extra space at one end of the cardboard. This will form the two sides of your blade and the place where you hold your sword, which is called the hilt.

      Make sure the lines run the same way as the grain of the cardboard so that your blade is strong – and so that the shape is easier to cut out and fold in half.

      You’ll need to make one end of your blade pointy. Draw identical triangles on each side, making sure that the point is half way.

      At the other end, the hilt of your sword ends in a rounded pommel, which is used to help balance the weight of the blade. To draw this, put your mug over the hilt-end of one side of the blade and draw half way around it.

      So… with Christmas over.. and our house sprinkled with new toys and empty boxes it is definitely time to think frugal crafts – how can we upcycle our cardboard boxes? What can we make from all the big cardboard boxes in our house? One thing I have wanted to make for ages for Red Ted is a Knight’s Shield and Sword made from old cardboard boxes. And now is my chance.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Fighting dragons and knights with our DIY Knights shield since 2014!

      (Before I go on.. we have LOTS more Cardboard Box Crafts for you, as well as some Cereal Box Crafts that you may like! Do check them out too!). Time for some Crafts for Boys!

      We made this for fun… but of course by customizing the design and details of the knight shield, you could incorporate this into a lesson plan about medieval knights and the crusades. We used the coat of arms of a popular children’s show in the UK, but again, you can have all sorts of details to add your shield, be it some cool lightning or other relevant emblems. Do some research about medieval tournaments in medieval times and see what the warriors would wear and what decor they would use on their armour. A fun way to explore the middle ages!

      Or combine it with some story time about princesses and dragons. Add some magical features to give your shield “greater protection” when fighting magical creatures!

      Moveover Legos.. time to get crafty and make a super fun craft project! Great crafts a super fun to play with.

      Knight’s Shield Craft – supplies needed:

      As with all our craft ideas, we like to keep supplies basic and as simple as needed. Crafting should fun and inexpensive!

      • One large box – you want one side of the box to be big enough for the knight’s shield
      • Acrylic paint
      • PVA glue or a hot glue gun
      • Papier mache (1 cup flour, 2 cups water, stir and microwave until thick) and newspaper (OPTIONAL. ) – you can read more about our papier mache paste here.

      How to make a Knight’s Shield Craft for kids of all ages:

      This is definitely a fun project to work on together. For a little boy or girl, you may have to make it FOR him .. for older kids it is a great together project!

      We did wing it a little.. as this was a spur of the moment craft! But hopefully the following is helpful to you too and you will have as much fun with this as we did! Let’s have a blast and get crafty!

      How to make a sword out of paper

      1) Draw a shield into the largest side panel of your cardboard. On our shield, the lines of our cardboard ran ACROSS the shield. From left to right. I was hoping that this would give the shield more stability. Cardboard has a habit of bending at these lines.

      If you decide NOT to papier mache your shield, I recommend that you have TWO pieces of card per shield – one with lines going from top to bottom and one with the lines going from left to right. This means that you are limited by the dimension of your box a little more, than if you only need the card going in one direction. If you do not use two pieces of card glued together, your shield will start bending after very little play and be annoying. So. Either use the 2 pieces with opposing lines, glued together or papier mache (as from step 3).

      2) I then cut out two handles for the back of the shield. I was trying to be clever and made one “handle” bigger – for the arm to go through and the second handle smaller for the hand to hold onto. Well it worked fine.. except, I made it for Red Ted’s right arm…. when he is right handed and should really be holding the sword in that hand. Doh. Your call.

      The handles are made from long rectangular strips of card, folded and glued down. I used a hot glue gun as it is quicker, but PVA should work fine too.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      3) Papier mache your shield. We papier mached the inside first – so that I could secure the handles. I made sure the centre of the shield had at leas 3-4 layers, so that it was nice and stuff and less likely to bend during play.

      4) Curvature of your shield. I confess, by sheer luck and fluke, our shield started bending, thanks to the wet strips of newspaper…… but it was bending the wrong way. Argh. So, whilst it was drying, I first weight the shield down a little to flatten it and then I gently curved it the right way – i.e. so the handles curved in a little.

      5) Once dry I papier mached the front of the shield (to give it a smoother surface). I had little papier mache paste left and was too lazy to make more, so only applied one layer or so of news paper and also to the edges, so I had a smooth surface to paint later. Again, I gently curved the shield whilst it was drying into the direction I wanted it to take! Surprisingly, the finished shield came out with a perfect curved shape!

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      6) Once fully dry, I painted the front of the shield: Gold, Blue and Red – in the end we decided to go for a Mike the Knight shield (a popular UK Children’s TV programe), though I was also very tempted by a St George’s cross. To make sure I painted it all evenly, I used a ruler to marked out the lines for the gold and the 4 “rectangles”.

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      7) Once painted and fully dry, I downloaded this Mike The Knight shield template. Fiddled with it in Power point (i.e. made it bigger) and printed it off in yellow and white. The cut it out neatly and glued it on with decoupage glue and adding a layer of decoupage glue to seal it. Note – you have to apply the paper gradually, to stop it wrinkling or bubbling. Don’t rush this!

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      Done. We are SO pleased with the result.

      Making a Cardboard Sword

      Whilst waiting for the shield to dry, I also made a quick sword. With the sword it is even MORE important to add two layers of cardboard with the lines running both across and up and down. As it will bend. Again. You can papier mache the sword or you can use masking tape to give it a nice neat edge after gluing the parts together. Then paint!

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      Happy Knight Play!!

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      Create amazing DIY Minecraft Swords with cardboard boxes. These make amazing Minecraft party decorations or party favors. They are perfect for make-believe play or to add the final touch to a Minecraft Halloween costume. How to make a sword out of paper

      DIY Minecraft Swords

      Do you have a Minecraft fan at home? They keep adding more and more to the game which is constantly sparking J’s interest.

      I created these DIY Minecraft Swords for his Minecraft birthday party and they were a hit! I will not lie they were a labor of love. However, the excitement of the boys when I told them they got to keep it made it worth every minute!

      What you need to make your own cardboard Minecraft Swords:

      • Cardboard.
      • A foam Minecraft Sword.
      • A box cutter. (Make sure to have a fresh blade)
      • A marker.
      • Paints. Colors depend on what kind of swords you are making.
      • Square edge paintbrush.

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      How to make Minecraft swords:

      Grab your box cutter, a fresh blade, and a marker.
      Like most Minecraft lovers J had one of these foam swords that I traced. If you do not have a foam sword to trace you would have to work out a template sword. Since all of the lines are straight and work off of a standard square this is possible, time-consuming, but possible.

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      Cut out your sword, do it again, and again, and again… I mentioned in the first party post this was a labor of love!!

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      Time to start painting!! Choose what kind of Minecraft sword you want to make. Diamond, gold, iron, stone, or even wood!! Start with the middle color.

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      Using another sword as a guide, add your next layer. You are only painting single squares here so you don’t have to go to the edge.

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      Repeat this process for the outside edge.

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      Using the scraps and the other swords to help guide your painting will save you loads of time.

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      Make sure you have a square-edged paintbrush. It will make things a LOT less frustrating! You can pull up images online to help you with doing the handles. There are images everywhere!

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      Finish up by painting the rest of the handle brown. The kids loved their DIY Minecraft swords and it made a great party favor. I did a variety of sword types because I used them in our Minecraft party activity. You could easily do all diamond or all iron etc.

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      By Kristin Arzt

      Guide To Sword Making: Learn How To Forge A Sword

      Overview of forging swords

      Swordsmithing is a craft rooted in bladesmithing and forging techniques that span thousands of years. Swordsmiths specialize in forging blades that are over 24 inches long to craft swords from steel. Swordsmiths use a variety of steels to forge swords, such as high carbon steels and different types of pattern-welded steels, commonly called Damascus steel. It takes years to master swordsmithing and is one of the more dangerous weapons a smith can make. Because of the inherent danger, it is recommended that you take a class and learn from a professional bladesmith.

      Forging swords throughout history

      Pattern welded steel swords date back to the first millennium B.C., with Celtic, African, Germanic, and Roman swords first exhibiting the method. Layered Damascus steel, which is a form of pattern welding, was also used in South Asia, and the Middle East during the Middle Ages.

      Chinese swordsmiths are credited with creating the technology that made its way to Korea and Japan, where swordsmiths developed innovative techniques and new weapons such as the katana. Between 1185–1333 A.D., Japan was under military rule. This became known as the “Golden era” of Japanese bladesmithing, as they became quick to develop new technology and mastery around swordsmithing out of the necessity of defense.

      With the Industrial Revolution came the development of advanced machines and swordsmithing technology. Traditional smithing methods became less common until resurging fairly recently. By the mid 20th century, bladesmithing had become a niche industry, kept alive by a small pool of bladesmiths.

      In the 1960s, bladesmith William Moran began to revive the ancient pattern welding process of forging Damascus steel. While the exact traditional methods were not recorded, Moran managed to teach himself the process and published a free booklet detailing the process. Ultimately, Moran made the swordsmithing process accessible to anyone who wanted to learn. He founded the American Bladesmith Society in 1976, further expanding the network and resources of both professional and hobbyist bladesmiths.

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      How to forge a sword in 11 steps

      Forging a sword can be dangerous, and it is up to you to decide how sharp your sword will be. Before you start, plan out your project in great detail, down to your intention for making the sword. Is it an ornamental piece that will hang on your wall, or will it be functional and sharp? After doing ample research and finding a master swordsmith to learn from, you can start to make your own sword.

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      Did you know one of the most budget friendly ways to bring STEAM into your classroom is with paper projects? There are so many projects you can do with paper engineering and arts, it can keep your kids busy learning and having find! Today, we are going to introduce a number of DIY paper toys as a proof how STEAM projects don’t have to be elaborate or expensive to provide fun and learning experience for kids.

      PAPER STEAM PROJECTS FOR THE CLASSROOM

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      In the past we have done a few projects using paper. Our Origami Frogs make a fun game for kids, plus paper quilling a Model of the Solar System and an Owl, we have even made some fun owl bookmarks. Paper can be an incredible medium for STEAM projects. The only limit is your imagination. To kick start those creative juices we are sharing some project ideas to make homemade paper toys.

      All of the following STEAM project are paper based and this makes them super simple to make for beginners! Kids will enjoy learning about symmetry, shapes and other math concepts as they make their own paper toys.

      PAPER TOY MAKING SUPPLIES

      Here are some of the supplies you will need for these STEAM projects:
      Rainbow Paper (80 gsm)
      Light Card Stock (160 gsm)
      Scissors
      Glue Stick
      Black pen

      Certain projects may require additional supplies.

      Plus you must check out this amazing new book to inspire you: Easy Paper Projects!

      10 Paper Toy Making Projects

      Without further delay, take a pick for your first paper STEAM project!

      Straw Circle Paper Planes

      You can start your introduction to STEAM with super simple paper craft and make straw circle paper planes. Invite kids to experiment with different sizes and shapes to see effects on finished planes.

      Paper Airplanes

      One of the classics… making paper airplanes! Learn how to fold a paper airplane in one of two different designs. Then put your creativity to work and see how you can make an even better paper airplane.

      Fidget Spinners

      Kids will enjoy decorating and assembling their own fidget spinners. These easy fidget spinners come with a template to ease making process.

      Ninja Fidget Spinner

      For little warriors, we prepared Ninja Fidget Spinner tutorial. This simple craft will also introduce origami as a version of STEAM project. You can also check out our origami frogs.

      Paper Helicopters

      We previously made some paper planes, and now, we can also use paper to make some paper helicopters! Super easy to make and so much fun to watch them fly and spin! This is one of the project featured in the new book Easy Paper Projects.

      Paper Boats

      You surely made paper boats when you were kids! Pass on the knowledge! Share with kids the joy of making and playing with their own paper boats! If more kids participate, they can make a little contest with finished boats.

      Paper Boomerangs

      Did you know you can make a paper boomerang? And it can actually fly AND come back? This is another easy origami craft for beginners with STEAM elements. How to add art to this project? Ask kids to decorate it into Aboriginal art!

      Thaumatropes, Zoetropes and Benham Discs

      When you work on STEAM projects, you can miss a classic like thaumatropes! Learn how to make Thaumatropes with our simple instructions. For the holidays you can make this printable thaumatropes with Christmas theme for kids to make and enjoy optic illusions as they craft their own toys. You can also tackle favourites like Zoetropes and Benham Discs.

      Agamographs

      Although not quite a toy, Agamograph paper optical illusion art projects are always a hit with kids.

      Spinning Tops

      Spinning and spinning until you feel dizzy! Make few spinning tops from paper, let kids decorate them and then watch the designs on them blend as they spin around!

      Building Blocks

      You can use paper for construction as well! Make building blocks out of the paper scraps and invite kids to engineer their own structures. They will learn a lot about construction, balance, resistance, etc.

      Jack in the Box paper toy

      Remember Jack in the box toys we played with when we were kids? Now you can make your own Jack in the box paper toy and add as many different characters as Jack as your imagination lets you!

      Easy Paper Projects Book

      If you enjoyed these crafts, especially the Paper based crafts from Maggy, you will also LOVE her new Easy Paper Projects Book. Designed to use the most basic materials – paper, card and stationery to make ALL the crafts in this book! Making crafting inexpensive, accessible and fun. Older kids (8yrs+) will be able to work mostly independently, whilst younger kids can work with parents or siblings. Creating wonderful together time, whilst learning new skills and making fun crafts to keep or gift!

      Get your copy today!

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      Learn how to make an origami ninja star with these easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and pictures. You can make origami throwing stars with papers you have around the house and your kids will spend hours playing with them after!

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      If your kids are fans of Ninjago, Naruto, or any other movie or TV show related to ninjas, they will love making these origami ninja stars.

      The original throwing star in Japan is called a shuriken, which means “hidden hand blade.” They can come in different shapes and sizes, with some resembling small daggers.

      With this step-by-step tutorial, you and your kids will learn how to make an origami ninja star using two sheets of square paper. You can choose your favorite colors for the paper ninja stars, and even decorate them with markers after you finish folding them.

      After your kids make the origami ninja stars, of course they will want to test them out! These paper shurikens actually can be thrown across the room quite well and since they are made out of paper, the chances of someone or something (like the wall) getting injured or damaged is very low.

      How to Make Origami Ninja Star

      Materials:

      • Colored construction paper or origami paper
      • Scissors

      **Note: If you are using an 8.5″ x 11″ construction paper instead of a square origami paper, simply fold the upper left corner down to the right edge. Then use scissors to cut off the bottom flap. Unfold the paper and you have a square piece of origami paper!

      Instructions:

      1. Select 2 different colored construction papers or origami papers. If you are using construction papers, make sure you follow the note above to make them into square pieces of paper.

      Take any one of the square papers and fold it in half and then unfold. This will form a crease along the middle of the square paper.

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      2. Fold the top and bottom edges toward the crease. Make sure the edges line up with the crease.

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      3. Fold the top edge down to the bottom edge, keeping the folds inside.

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      4. Fold the paper in half and unfold. This is to create a crease along the middle of the paper.

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      5. Hold the left side of the crease and fold it downward diagonally. The top edge of the paper should line up with the center crease.

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      6. Fold the right side of the diagonally upward,. The top edge of the paper should line up with the center crease.

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      7. Grab another square piece of paper of a different color and repeat steps #1 through #4. When you get to steps #5 and #6, you are going to make opposite folds. Hold the left side of the paper and fold it upward diagonally, and then hold the right side of the crease and fold it downward diagonally.

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      8. Flip both paper patterns over to their other sides. They should be mirror images of each other.

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      9. Take any one of the folded papers and fold the bottom corner up toward the center to form a triangle.

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      10. Similarly, fold the other corners. Place the papers side by side as shown in the picture below.

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      11. Flip one of the paper over. We flipped the blue paper on the right over.

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      12. Place the flipped paper on the top of the other paper (green) in a criss-cross position.

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      13. Hold the top end (triangle part) of the bottom pattern and fold it downward. Then tuck it inside the pocket of the top pattern.

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      14. Similarly, fold in and tuck the other end (triangle part) of the bottom pattern inside the pocket of the top pattern.

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      15. Carefully flip both papers over. Now the previous top pattern is on the bottom side.

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      16. Fold in the triangle parts of the bottom paper (blue) inside the pockets of the top paper (green) to complete the origami ninja star. If you are having trouble inserting the triangle flaps into the pockets, then use something pointy like a pencil, a chopstick, or a letter opener to open up the pockets.

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      What should you do after you complete an origami ninja star? Fold more of them of course! Grab more colorful paper and make a whole collection of paper ninja stars that you can use for some epic ninja battles in the house!

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      03 Easy Origami Paper Ninja Weapons Ninja Claws Ninja Bow Ninja Knife

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      How to make a Double Paper Sword – Two in One

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      These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami samurai helmet. This is a great traditional paper folding model. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend that you take a quick look at our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic folds and techniques.

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      Step 1) Fold the paper in half along the dotted line.

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      Step 2) Fold both sides down along the dotted lines.

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      Step 3) Fold both sides up along the dotted lines.

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      Step 4) Fold both sides out along the dotted lines.

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      Step 5) Fold the top layer of paper up along the dotted line.

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      Step 6) Fold the paper up along the dotted line.

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      Step 7) Fold the bottom layer of paper up and inside the model.

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      The complete samurai helmet

      What did you think about this origami samurai helmet? Let us know in the comments!

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      As a kid, you spend a lot of time imagining you’re someone else, like an astronaut deep in space, or a cowboy riding across the prairie. One of the most exciting imaginary professions? Full-time ninja. Ninja-dom has a lot of benefits if you’re a kid. First, you get to wear really cool outfits. Second, you get total permission to sneak around (here’s the guide you always needed on how to do so in stealthy silence). And third, you get to launch surprise attacks on your friends and family.

      If you’re a cool uncle, you don’t spend time discouraging these surprise attacks. Instead, you throw on a bathrobe, tie a bandana around your forehead, and teach those kids how to make some much-needed ninja gear, like throwing stars.

      Throwing stars, or shuriken, are real weapons, traditionally used, not in fact by ninjas, but by samurai. They were made out of metal and came in all sorts of shapes. Remember the bat-shaped throwing stars Batman used? Superhero-modified shuriken.

      Giving your nieces and nephews real, sharp-edged throwing stars might be frowned upon by their parents. But, you can make fine substitutes out of a few simple pieces of paper. The origami instructions below use traditional sheets that are approximately 6×6 inches. You could easily scale up the size of the pages you use to make giant throwing stars, but I wouldn’t go much smaller. The only real necessity is that your papers are the same size, and that they’re both square.

      Step 1: Fold Sheets in Half (Twice)

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      Fold both pieces of paper in half from top to bottom, and then fold them in half again in the same direction.

      Step 2: Fold in Half the Long Way

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      Fold both strips in half from right to left.

      Step 3: Fold Up, Fold Down

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      Here’s where the pieces start to differ slightly. With the left paper, fold the left half of the strip up along the center crease. With the right paper, fold the left half of the strip down along the center crease.

      Step 4: Fold Down, Fold Up

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      Repeat Step 3, folding the other end either down or up to create a vertical bowtie shape.

      Step 5: Flip Both Pieces Over

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      Step 6: Fold Corners

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      Fold the top and bottom points of each piece in toward the middle.

      Step 7: Fold Corners in Again

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      Fold the outside corners in toward the middle to create a compact diamond shape. This fold is just necessary to get the crease. You don’t need to keep it folded down.

      Step 8: Overlap Pieces

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      Overlap your pieces as shown above. Tuck the loose corner of the top point into the seam of your middle piece of paper, the one that’s horizontal.

      Step 9: Flip and Finish

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      Flip the star over, repeat Step 8 with another loose corner, flip, repeat, flip, repeat. Order doesn’t matter so much here. Just keep flipping the star and tucking in each of the four loose corners until you have your completed star!

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      If your kids are as enthralled with the pixelated world of Minecraft as mine are then they will LOVE this DIY project and FREE printable. You also may want to check out our Printable Pixelated Pickaxe

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      I’m more of a Mario Kart, Dr. Mario type of gamer but there is no question about the popularity of Mincraft today. I knew this craft was a hit when the fighting started over who got the first sword. It’s easy and can be modified to whatever items you have on hand.

      Print out the free printable (you’ll need to print 2 copies if you want the image on both sides.

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      Then cut out the sides where the two will meet together (I don’t cut out the whole thing just yet.

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      Glue down to your support (cardboard, posterboard, cereal box…) we used foam board. Make sure to glue it down well paying attention to the edges so that all the “tips” are secure.

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      Cut out with scissors, a box cutter or exacto knife depending on what will work best for your material.

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      After your sword is completely cut out you’ll need to attach the other side. Cut out your 2nd copy completely and adhere to the back side.

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      That’s it! You could color the edges in with black Sharpie and paint with a couple layers of Modge Podge to help it last a little longer.

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      How many of you have Minecraft fans?

      Download the free Gold Sword Printable HERE (apparently you’re not supposed to say the word “gold” so it’s called “a Budder Sword”? I have no idea lol!

      All Sword Options – click on each name to download the PDF file.

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      Learn how to make a working paper bow and arrow. This simple craft requires little supplies. Your children will love using their own origami bow that actually shoots!

      How to make a sword out of paper

      For our Disney themed activity today, I decided to throw caution to the wind and have my daughter pick out a Disney movie.

      And I quickly regretted my decision because she picked Brave. Not that I don’t like Brave – in fact, I love how strong and skilled Merida is. She kind of reminds me of my daughter! But, there just aren’t too many craft ideas I can think of pertaining to Brave.

      I proposed that we make bear masks. Nope. It has to be about the princess and not the mom or brothers. Why can’t do we another Frozen day?

      So guess what we ended up making? Merida’s bow and arrow! To my son’s delight (who grumbled when he heard we were doing a princess project today), the mini bow and arrow we made out of paper worked so well that the arrow can fly straight across the room!

      Continue reading to see what else we shot with our paper bow and arrow.

      How to Make Bow and Arrow Out of Paper

      Materials:

      • 3 sheets of construction papers
      • Tape
      • Rubber band
      • Skewer sticks (for the arrows)
      • Optional: Drinking straw

      Instructions:

      1. Take a sheet of rectangular construction paper and fold it as shown.
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      2. Use the edge as a guide to cut off the lower rectangle.
      3. Unfold the triangle. You should now have a square with a diagonal crease in it.
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      4. Turn the square so that you now have a diamond.
      5. Start folding at the bottom angle and continue folding until you have folded the entire paper. Try to keep the folds as small as possible so that in the end you get a narrow stick.
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      6. Tape the loose end of the paper down.
      7. Repeat #1-6 with two other pieces of construction paper.
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      8. Take 2 of the sticks and cut about 1 inch off each end of the sticks.
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      9. Overlap the two sticks about 2 inches and tape the two sticks together.
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      10. Bend the sticks a little at the ends of the overlapped portion.
      11. Take one end of the stick and cut a small slit down the middle.
      12. Repeat #11 with the other end.
      13. Cut the rubber band so that you now have a long string.
      14. Stick one end of the rubber band through one of the slits and tape it to the stick.
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      15. Repeat #14 with the other end.
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      16. Take the remaining stick and cut it just a little longer than the overlapping portion of the other two sticks.
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      17. Tape the ends of the remaining stick to the other two sticks. This essentially straightens the bow slightly so that the rubber band is tauter.
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      18. Use the skewer sticks as your arrows, pull back on the rubber band, and shoot!
      19. Optional: Cut about 1 inch of the drinking straw and tape it to the arrow. You can stick the skewer stick through it and use it as an arrow rest. This is
      20. Optional: Cut a small piece of construction paper and wrap it around the rubber band where you would place the end of the arrow. Tape it so that it stays in place.
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      I want to explain steps #18 and #19 in the directions. You don’t need to do those steps for older kids because they can easily pull back the arrow with the rubber band behind it. They can also use the hand that’s holding the bow as an arrow rest by placing a finger below the arrow.

      However, for younger kids like my daughter, she couldn’t hold the arrow straight. She also had trouble pulling the rubber band back so that it’s behind the arrow. Therefore, I used the straw as her arrow guide and used a piece of construction paper to help her pull the arrow back with the rubber band behind it.

      Are you surprised at how well this paper bow and arrow shoots? When my kids first shot it, the skewer stick flew straight across the room. Then at one point, my son shot at the wall and the skewer stick got stuck in the wall. Oops.

      Warning: Please supervise your kids carefully. As you can see from the video, the paper bow and arrow can actually shoot forcefully enough to pop balloons and pierce through foam boards.

      That said, you don’t have to use skewer sticks for the arrows. We did find them to perform very well, but they do have sharp, pointing ends that can be dangerous.

      You can try using disposable wooden chopsticks as arrows, or you can even make an additional paper stick. While you still shouldn’t take your eyes off your kids when they are shooting anything with this much force, chopsticks or other types of sticks at least do not have pointy ends.

      How to Play with the DIY Bow and Arrow for Kids

      Here are some fun ideas for playing with the paper bow and arrow.

      • Shooting at a bullseye (self-explanatory).
      • Shooting at stacked cups. Using mini red cups, we stacked them high in a triangle formation. Then we tried to shoot at the stacked cups to see who can knock the most down in one shot.
      • Shooting at balloons. My kids absolutely loved this. We blew up water balloons and taped the balloons to a foam board. Then we shot at the balloons! The person who popped the most balloons win. This is like the carnival game you play with darts, except bow and arrows are even more fun!
      • Shooting at filled water balloons. My son wanted to do this so badly but I didn’t have all the materials for it. Similar to shooting at the balloons, you would want to fill the water balloons up with water instead of air. Then secure it to a board.

      Taping the balloons won’t work because the water makes the balloons quite heavy, so you would probably have to nail them to the board. I didn’t have a wooden board that I can use the nails on so the kids will just need to wait for another day for this one.

      There you go! My daughter was happy pretending to be Merida in Brave with her paper bow and arrow. My son was happy with a bow and arrow that actually shoots well. Overall, a successful Disney themed day!

      Learning The Basics of Medieval Sword Fighting

      Sword fighting techniques have been practiced throughout history to allow the wielder of swords to adequately execute various moves perfectly. Swordsmanship is the art of killing an opponent with a sword and throughout the centuries, a large number of techniques and styles have emerged, developed, and perfected. All medieval warriors acquired numerous sword fighting techniques and they were able to beautifully execute ducks, parries, dodges, and traps; they made use of notably graceful foot and handwork simultaneously with equally outstanding medieval fighting techniques.

      Medieval sword fighting techniques are made specifically for fighters who aim to perfect and execute powerful attacks. These warriors refrain from utilizing light techniques since every strike that they make is aimed to cause lethal damage to their opponent. Great power is necessary for certain reasons: one is that power can instantly put any opponent down, and the second is for attacking armored opponents. Doing so with light attacks would cause no damage to an enemy’s armor unlike with powerful attacks; it would quickly cause damage to the protective armor and eventually, reach the person behind this.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Defense for Sword Fighting Techniques

      Defense for sword fighting techniques is just as necessary, and the primary trick of fighters during the medieval times was to avoid where the enemy’s strike / attack falls; they could easily do so by sidestepping, slipping, ducking, or dodging and these were commonly followed by parries, blocks, deflections, and counterattacks. Deflecting an enemy’s blow is possible: instead of blocking an enemy’s attacks, a medieval fighter could catch the full force of the blow via his weapon or shield. The following sword skills mentioned are not necessarily considered as academic and these do not have any detailed study on the swordsmanship of the swords from the Medieval Age.

      Striking

      Striking is one of the sword fighting techniques that refer to the utilization of swords to inflict physical harm to the enemy. It is usually made up of three parts namely thrusting, cutting, and slashing.

      Timing

      Timing is also needed and just as what Miyamoto Musashi said, this is one of the most important sword fighting techniques that a swordsman needs to perfect. The masters during the medieval period focused and aimed to promote aggression to control one’s reaction during combat.

      Distance

      Distance is another one of the vital sword fighting techniques referring to the proper positioning and distance to be observed between two swordsmen; it is also described based on the kind of medieval sword utilized for the duel.

      Sword Fighting Techniques for Fencing

      There are numerous sword fighting techniques for fencing and listed below are some of the most vital elements to remember:

      DIY Scarecrows and Dummies for Halloween Decorations and Props

      How to make a sword out of paper

      You should plan on including at least a few stuffed dummies in your haunted house! They are very versatile and easy to make. A stuffed dummy gives you not only instant victims but also a base for some scary creatures. These make great scarecrows too.

      Dummy Body

      Find old clothes. Go through your closets and drawers, check out garage sales, or shop at Goodwill and other second-hand stores. You will want a long sleeve shirt and a pair of pants for each dummy. If you can find an old shirt with a hood, this is even better!

      Tuck the bottom hem of the shirt into the top of the pants and use safety pins or a simple running stitch to hold them together. Now, you simply stuff the clothes with wadded up newspaper until it is the size you want it. If your dummy is going to be outside for a while, you might prefer to stuff it with wadded up, plastic shopping bags. This way, your dummy won’t weigh a ton if the newspaper should get rained on!

      Tip: Use a straightened wire hangers inside the sleeves of a dummy. Run the wire hanger up one sleeve and down the other. This not only helps to make the arms more bendable, but it also gives the shoulders some more definition.

      Hands and Feet

      For the hands, you can either use surgical type gloves stuffed with Fiberfil or work gloves stuffed with newspaper or plastic bags. Either of these options works fine; however, the surgical gloves look a touch more realistic. Attach the hands to the ends of each sleeve with hot glue or safety pins. If you want to invest a bit more money, you can use a pair of spooky gloves purchased from a store.

      For your dummy’s feet, an old pair of shoes and socks are the perfect solution. You can stuff the socks with newspaper and fit them into the shoe. You can then hot glue the shoes to the bottom edge of each pant leg. If your dummy will be sitting or standing, you usually don’t even have to attach the shoe. You can just set them in place under each pant leg.

      The Head

      Trying to figure out how to make a head for your dummy is usually the most challenging part. You have a few options. The easiest and most expensive option is to buy a full head mask and stuff it with wadded up newspaper.

      The most time consuming and probably the cheapest way to make a dummy head is by using paper mache’ techniques. This way though, you can get more creative in the shape of the head and the facial features. Use these directions to make your paper mache’ head.

      There are a few other head-making options you might prefer. First, you can stuff and shape a pillowcase and draw or paint a face on it. You can also try to find some Styrofoam wig heads. Some places will make you pay for them, but sometimes you can get lucky and find stores who will give you some. You can also try to use large, plastic pumpkins or skulls.

      Putting the Dummy Together

      How you will attach your dummy’s head is something else to consider. We have found what works well is using a two-foot-long piece of dowel or lathe. Stick it into the neck hole of the shirt, and wiggle it down through the stuffing. Stick the head onto the other end of the dowel and gently wiggle it into place.

      Decide which method will work best for you or try them all and see which one gives you the results you want! The mask option might be perfect for a stuffed zombie but probably wouldn’t work for a dummy of a frightened victim. Get creative and have some fun.

      One of the nice things about these dummies is that they are so versatile. They all start the same way, but can easily become different things. They can be anything from frightening monsters to helpless victims. You can wrap a dummy in gauze or strips of muslin material to make it into a mummy. Another idea would be to recycle an old Halloween costume and mask by putting them on a dummy. There are many possibilities.

      These dummies are great just lying around your yard or house. You can easily prop them up into chairs or other places. If you want to make yours standing, you can pound a 2×4 into the ground and slip the dummy onto it. Hide the 2×4 inside the backside of the clothes and attach it with a heavy-duty stapler. You could also try stuffing the body with PVC pipe to make it stiffer.

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      How to make a sword out of paper

      How to make a sword out of paper

      All you need is one sheet of paper and a pair of scissors and you can make a mini 6-page book for any purpose that you can dream up. Your kids will adore this simple craft.

      Watch How to Make it Here:

      How to Make a Book With 1 Piece of Paper

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      How to make a sword out of paper

      How to make a sword out of paper

      4. Repeat with the other side. Crease the folds tightly. When you place the paper on the table, you should see a W when you look at the end.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      5. Cut the center of the W along the center fold. You’ll be cutting through two layers of paper and stopping at the cross fold. This is the only cut you will need to make to make this book!

      How to make a sword out of paper

      6. Fold it the hotdog (long) fold again and push the cut open section together. Press the folds tightly.

      Welcome to Pirate Week here at Create in the Chaos! I have a whole slew of fun, piratey projects for the week. Make sure you don’t miss any!

      We’re going to start this week off with a tutorial for a cardboard pirate sword.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Because what’s a swashbuckling pirate to do if he doesn’t have a sword?

      • Sturdy cardboard (I used a diaper box, because we have a lot of those around here!)
      • Scissors or box cutter
      • Sharpie
      • Duct Tape

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Cut off one side of your box and lay it flat. Using a permanent marker, draw the outline for your sword. Use a boxcutter or scissors to cut it out. If you’re using a boxcutter, make sure to have an extra layer of cardboard underneath where you are cutting.
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      Take the sword and trace it onto another part of your box.
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      Cut the other part of your sword out.
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      I used a little bit of glue from my hot glue gun to glue the two sides of the sword together so it would be easier to tape it up.

      Wrap duct tape around your blade to hold the two together. I started with the base of the blade and worked my way up.
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      I taped over the top of the blade before adding the last wraps on.
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      Once your blade is taped up, move on to the hilt. This part is a little more tricky.. Cut some strips of duct tape in half and work your way around the handguard.
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      How to make a sword out of paper
      Finish off by using small pieces to wrap the rest of the hilt.
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      You now have an awesome pirate sword perfect for swashbucklin’!
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      You can check all the Pirate Week fun here:

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Ahoy, mateys! Yarrr! All aboard the pirate ship for some crafty fun. We set sail soon, so batten down the hatches, grab your craft supplies, and get ready to heave ho!

      (That’s pirate talk for “let’s make some pirate hats together! Let’s get started!”)

      How to make a sword out of paper

      • 2 sheets of black construction paper
      • Colorful construction paper for feathers
      • Pencil crayons
      • Glue stick
      • Scissors
      • Tape

      Steps

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Tape the long edges of two sheets of black construction paper together.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Fold both pieces together with the taped edge on the inside and positioned at the top.
      Holding these taped-edge corners in two hands, bring both corners down until they meet in the centre. Fold the edges and use tape to help hold corners in place.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Give the hat some shape! Round off the corners of the hat’s brim by drawing a curve and trimming it with scissors, cutting both layers at the same time.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Fold the two flaps up on either side. Glue the brim corners together.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      You can decorate your pirate hat with some fancy gold trim or a skull by drawing with pencil crayons. TIP: To make colors really stand out on the black paper, draw with white first and layer other colors on top.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Decorate the hat by adding some feathers . You can make feathers out of construction paper by folding a piece of paper in half. Next, cut out half a leaf shape and trim some feather lines. Open up your feather and glue it inside the hat’s brim.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Add some extra pirate panache by attaching a bandana! Size some construction paper to the bottom width of the hat.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Draw your bandana shape and glue it to your hat. You can add a piece of yarn to secure the pirate hat to your little one’s head.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Yarrr! You’re ready to set sail on the high seas, Captain! Have fun on your pirate adventures!

      Still in a piratey mood? Check out Captain Seasalt & The ABC Pirates as they discover the alphabet archipelago and learn about nature, animals, and the ABCs!

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      How to make a sword out of paper

      Trying to think of something creative for kids to do on a day spent indoors, but fresh out of crafting supplies? This simple paper hat activity only requires one sheet of printer paper (8.5 x 11 inches) with no glue, tape, scissors or other materials required!

      Though this is a short project (best suited for kids ages 4 to 8), if you know a little one (or a group of kids) who might get a kick out of learning how to make a paper hat, here are some simple step-by-step instructions to follow.

      Step 1

      Grab an 8.5 x 11 inch sheet of regular stock paper (the kind you’d find in your printer or in a notebook) and fold it in half lengthwise, taking extra care to make a strong crease. Then unfold the paper and fold it the other way, again making a strong crease. Finally, refold the paper lengthwise (as you did initially).

      Step 2

      Take the top corners and fold them down until they meet each other at the crease in the middle. There will be a one-inch rectangle below the triangles, which you can ignore for now (we’ll address it in the next step). Make sure you make a sharp crease where the triangles are and press hard against the paper so it lays flat on your work space.

      Step 3

      Grab the bottom edge of the rectangle (below your folded triangles) and fold it up and over the bottom parts of the triangles on both sides of the hat. Then take the triangles hanging off the sides of the hat and fold them up against the bottom of the hat, tucking them in and over on both sides.

      Step 4

      Insert your hand in the center of the wide part of the triangle and pull gently to reveal … your brand new paper hat! Note: the hat is quite small, so children might need a few bobby pins to keep the hat in place.

      Fun variations on the paper hat

      Though the basics are pretty simple, there are plenty of fun ways to jazz this project up. For a fashionable hat, have children color each side of their paper with a different colored crayon or colored pencil before the hat is folded. Once the hat has been made, kids can further decorate it with stickers.

      Looking to keep the fun going? Challenge your child to an “origami face-off” — try to make as many hats as possible in a certain time period while competing with another sibling or parent.

      If your child is looking for a challenge, try cutting your standard-size paper into quarters and have them make miniature hats. The folding can get quite difficult for smaller sizes, so you might need tweezers or pliers to help them hold the paper while they get these small folds just right. Or go big and use a sheet of newspaper!

      No matter how you do it, learning how to make a paper hat is plenty of fun and is a great impromptu activity that doesn’t require any prep time and will help keep kids occupied.

      What you need to Make Paper Claws

      • Sheets of paper (Rectangular or standard A4 size papers)

      Steps to Make Paper Claws

      1. Fold the paper as shown
      2. Fold it from the top corner again as shown in the figure.
      3. Now take the two loose corners. Fold and align them to the centre as shown in the figure.
      4. Now make a full fold from the centre as shown in the figure.
      5. Fold and unfold from the middle as shown in the figure. Make sure you have a clear visible mark in the centre.
      6. Take the edge at the left most side and align it to the centre to make a fold as shown in the figure.
      7. Do two more folds following the same pattern so that you end up with a shape as shown in the figure.
      8. Flip the design over and you will see a loose end, make a hard crease in it so that you can put it inside the pocket of the structure.
      9. Open the pocket of the main structure and put the loose end inside it, locking the paper in the process. Make sure it is done neatly so that you don’t have trouble wearing it.
      10. Press the whole paper design from the top to make some space for your finger to go in. Once done, slide your finger inside the pocket and it should fit perfectly inside the claw.
      11. Make claws for all your other fingers on one hand or for both hands and enjoy spooking others with your mythical creature claws!

      We have a huge collection of free and downloadable craft ideas for kids.

      Along with DC Comics, Marvel is the final word in four-color superheroes, featuring such iconic characters as Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Fantastic Four. Its universe contains eclectic figures and developments, along with a mood and a style all its own. Marvel pioneered the notion of the troubled superhero with normal problems and issues beyond simply saving the world. You can create a superhero of your very own to fit into the Marvel Universe simply by following a few quick steps.

      Come up with an overall idea for your character: his name, his superpower and his general personality. It doesn’t need to be too detailed at this point–just a sense of who he is and a hook to make him stand out from other superheroes.

      Develop a background, origin story and modus operandi for your hero. Decide who he was before he gained his powers and what drove him to use them for the betterment of society. Cover the means by which he gained his power in significant detail, and be sure to give it a sense of internal logic (he wouldn’t gain heat-generating abilities if he were frozen in a lab accident, for example). In the Marvel Universe, many (though not all) superheroes are simply born with their powers, which makes them hated and feared by the remainder of the population. If you go that route, it will have considerable bearing on his history and personality.

      Figure out a costume for your superhero, as well as his overall look. The costume should evoke his powers in some logical manner, either through the color, the logo or similar details. In some cases, the costume is the power–like Marvel’s Iron Man, for example, who basically just built a high-tech suit. In addition, think about what your hero looks like physically–including height, weight and facial features–and incorporate that into his overall image. If you like to draw, then draw your own picture of your superhero. If not, you can use an automatic costume generator like HeroMachine (see Resources).

      Consider any problems or difficulties your hero’s abilities may cause. Marvel Universe characters often find their powers to be a double-edged sword, interfering with their personal lives, creating new difficulties and challenging their ability to be happy in ways they never expected. There should also be at least a few weaknesses or vulnerabilities present: situations in which your hero’s abilities are useless, and may even constitute a drawback.

      Determine where your superhero lives. Most Marvel characters operate out of New York City. If your hero lives there, he might run into some of the others from time to time. Other cities have fewer Marvel characters, and one of them may be a good place for your hero to “come into his own.” Outer space makes an interesting locale, too, provided it fits your character’s background. Alien species like the K’ree and the Skrulls dwell out among the stars, as do adversaries such as Galactus. Where your hero is based has an effect on the kind of people he meets and the adventures he has.

      Build up any sidekicks, girlfriends, parents and similar supporting cast members to fill out your hero’s stories. Decide how they are affected by your hero’s adventures, whether they know who he truly is, and the ways in which he interacts with them–both while he’s wearing his costume and when he’s just a “normal person.” While at least some of these characters should be totally original creations, sprinkle a few existing Marvel characters into the mix as well. Maybe your hero grew up in Professor Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters or teams up with Daredevil to fight street crime every now and again.

      Pick some villains for your hero to fight. Choose from an assortment of Marvel villains, such as Magneto or the Kingpin, who seem to fit in with your hero’s background. Add at least one or two original villains of your own, to help make your character distinct. Don’t just determine who he has fought, but why he fought them and the circumstances that brought them into conflict. A hero is only as good as his villains; luckily, the Marvel Universe has some of the very best.

      Pay as much attention to your hero’s weaknesses and personal insecurities as you do to his strengths and positive qualities. Marvel heroes are so memorable because they’re fleshed out and three-dimensional; without at least a few little foibles, yours will become pretty dull.

      Make sure your character is sufficiently distinct from other Marvel Universe characters. If yours is too similar to an existing figure, he’ll never have enough substance of his own.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      How to make a sword out of paper

      • Total Time: 1 hr
      • Yield: 1 house
      • Skill Level: Beginner

      This easy-to-make origami house makes a great little dollhouse for little toys. There are many other uses for this petite paper house. Use it to make a seasonal scene for a Christmas nativity vignette, an Easter display surrounded by bunnies, or for Halloween decked out with ghouls and goblins.

      It’s a great DIY project to fold with children. Though the house is easy enough for kids to fold, they’ll likely need some help from grownups.

      What You’ll Need

      Materials

      • 1 sheet square paper (white on one side, a color on the other)

      Instructions

      Step 1 – Start Folding

      Start with your paper white side up. If you use paper with one colored side, the roof of your house will end up that color. Fold your paper in half, from bottom to top, creating a central horizontal crease. Unfold. Next, fold the bottom edge up to meet the central crease. Fold the paper in half from right to left, creating a central vertical crease. Fold the left and right edges, in to meet the central vertical crease.

      Make your first few creases as perfect and accurate as possible. Take your time and your finished origami model will turn out well.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Origami House Instructions – Step 2

      Fold the top right corner, down to the left, aligning the edge along the horizontal crease you made in step 2. Do the same with the top left corner. Fold the bottom left and bottom right corners in diagonally and unfold. Flip the paper over to the other side. Fold the top edge down to meet the central crease and unfold.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Origami House Instructions – Step 3

      Flip the paper back over to the other side. Collapse the top left and right corners inwards and down, the top will also fold down on top. Re-fold the bottom left and right corners. Fold the right section over to the left.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      Origami House Instructions – Step 4

      Pick up the origami house, and fold the tip of the flap you just folded, down to the lower right corner, you will need to fold the top section down in order to make this fold. This is what you should have. Repeat the same process on the left section. Fold the lower section up, you will have two little triangles, which you can insert underneath the flaps behind them. You can unfold the house slightly in order to fold these flaps inside.

      You will probably notice that your house flips backward when you try to stand it up! You can fix this issue by either putting something in your house or making the bottom heavier by sticking some card underneath.

      How to make a sword out of paper

      How to make a sword out of paper

      I appreciate a good single-serving game idea, and The One Who Pulls Out The Sword Will Be Crowned King is one. Its challenge is simple: pull a sword out of a stone by left-click grabbing it and pulling your mouse upwards. Its catch is devious: with each new player crowned king, the sword gets longer and heavier. Do you have the perseverence to be royal? It’s free to find out.

      Here’s a brief trailer, but basically this view is the entire game:

      It is possible to play offline, in which case the sword will have a fixed length and weight, but the online mode is where real achievement lies. Pulling the sword out will alert everyone else playing that you have been crowned king and add your name to a list of the 100 most recent kings.

      I just had a go, playing the game for 15 minutes, and I’d wager that the sword moved around 8 inches. From watching videos, that’s at most 10% of the distance it needs to travel to succeed in pulling it out. I made a few mistakes, moving my mouse so fast that my invisible hands seemingly slipped from the handle. There are also tricks I wasn’t employing which may make the process go faster, such as turning mouse sensitivity up to 900% in the game’s settings. Either way, it’s going to take considerable time.

      If no one is able to pull the sword out for a while, it will apparently begin to shrink and get lighter, but a new king was being crowned every couple of minutes while I played. There are currently 426 people playing the game, so there’s a decent chance it’ll be even harder to remove the sword by tomorrow.

      Is it worth putting in that time just to have your name on a high score table? I don’t know. Is it worth the much longer time it would take to master and overcome the mountains in Getting Over It With Bennett Foddy or Jump King?

      You can play The One Who Pulls Out The Sword Will Be Crowned King via Steam, where the game is completely free.