What you need:

  • early stART Imagination Paper
  • Micador Create It Art Pads
  • Scissors
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Step 1:

Take your piece of A4 or A3 paper and fold it in half. Instead of creasing the entire centre line, just make a small crease at one end to mark the centre of your paper.
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Step 2:

Take your ruler and rule a straight line from the centre fold out to both of the corners.
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Step 3:

Cut out your triangle and fold from the bottom about 1 - 2cm.
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Step 4:

Turn over your triangle and make another fold about 1 - 2 cm from the bottom again. Continue making opposite folds all the way up your triangle. This effect is concertina.
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Step 5:

Fold up your concertina leaf and then fold it all in half once.
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Step 6:

Spread out the folds to get the effect of your leaf. Then join the two inside folds with a piece of tape
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Step 7:

TA-DA! All done! Now you can make leaves of different sizes and colours to display together!
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