Use these easy-to-make paper lanterns as a festive decoration for any occasion.
- Construction paper, 9"x12"
- Stapler or tape
1. Cut a 1"-wide strip off one short side of construction paper for handle.
2. Fold remaining construction paper in half lengthwise. Starting at folded edge, cut slits – about 1" apart – that stop 1"from other side of paper. Glue a strip of patterned paper along top and bottom edge of construction paper.
3. Unfold paper; roll it into a tube to form lantern. Overlap edges at least 1/2". Staple or tape top and bottom corners together. Attach handle with glue or staples.