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How to Make a Paper Swinging Horse

How to Make a Paper Swinging Horse

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How to Make a Paper Swinging Horse

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Hello readers! You must be bored with your daily life and activities and want to do something new. Here we come to bring you that. As you might know, the craft is a very good medicine to remove stress and tension. So, it will be a great experience for you. Today you’re going to learn to make a paper horse. Interesting right! But the most interesting thing about the craft will be its swinging legs.

The horse is a kind of animal we are all fascinated by. These animals can be beautiful and interesting at the same time. The quality of sleep by standing and fast running speed always amazes us. They are also domesticated as pets to many. Not only the adults but kids also find them interesting. So, without wasting any time let’s get started with the process!

How to Make a Paper Swinging Horse

Materials:

  • A big white circle of paper.
  • A big brown rectangle shape paper
  • A black colour paper.
  • A red piece of paper.
  • A black marker pen.
  • A glue stick.
  • Scissors.

Procedure:

  • Take a big circle shaped white colour paper, fold it in half from the sides.
  • Grab a pencil and draw a half circle over a folded side.
  • Cut out the half-circle with scissors.
  • Take a big brown colour rectangle paper, fold it in half from the side.
  • Grab a pencil and draw a box in the bottom of the paper and a big rectangle shape by having lines on only two sides.
  • It should look like a horse’s body.
  • Cut out the drawing lines with scissors.
  • Fold the tip of the horse’s neck by making a converse triangle.
  • By following these fold lines open the piece’s and fold the inside folds outside.
  • It will be the horse’s face.
  • Take a small rectangle of black square paper, cut its one side by making parallel lines with scissors.
  • Attach this straightly under the face-neck portion of the horse with the glue stick.
  • Take a piece of the same brown colour paper as the horse’s body and cut out two same size very small triangles.
  • Attach them on the top of both sides of the horse with the glue stick
  • These will be the horse’s ears
  • Attach the other sides of the neck on the black paper samely with the glue stick.
  • Take a black colour paper, cut out four very small rectangle shapes with scissors.
  • Attach them on the under of the legs of the two sides of the horse with the glue stick.
  • If any part is out from the horse, shape it by cutting with scissors.
  • Open the piece, follow the middle fold line and cut its leg portion within the fold line.
  • Fold it like before.
  • Take a small black rectangle piece, cut the tip of it with scissors by making parallel lines.
  • Attach it like the horsetail between the sides of the horse body with the glue stick.
  • If any part is out from the horse, shape it by cutting with scissors.
  • Take the cut circle shape you made previously, attach the horse’s legs on its from the up and downsides top with the glue stick.
  • Take a red square piece of paper, cut it roundly like a horse sits and attach two small strips on both sides middle tip with the glue stick.
  • Attach this seat on the horse’s both sides with the glue stick.
  • Highlight the horse face by making eyes and other parts with a black marker.
  • Your swinging horse will be ready!

P.S- You can use different colour paper as per your help.

Look how amazing it looks! This swinging horse will bring back your childhood memories! For kids, it will create a new memory. Play with them in your home and gift them. Encourage your kids to make it. Hurry up, grab your stationery and let’s make a cute paper swinging horse.

FAQ’s on How to Make a Paper Swinging Horse

1. What materials do I need to make a paper swinging horse?

You will need colored paper, scissors, glue, and a wooden dowel or stick.

2. How do I create the body of the horse?

First, cut out two large circles from the colored paper. Then, cut out a smaller circle for the head, 2 triangles for the ears, and a long rectangle for the neck. Glue all of these pieces together to form the body of the horse.

3. How do I make the legs of the horse?

Cut out 4 long rectangles from the colored paper. Glue two of them together to form a loop, then glue the other two together to form a second loop. These will be the legs of the horse.

4. How do I assemble the horse?

Attach the legs to the body of the horse. Then, attach the wooden dowel or stick to the back of the body.

5. How do I make the tail and mane?

Cut out thin strips of colored paper and glue them to the back of the horse to create the tail. For the mane, cut out thin strips of paper and glue them around the neck of the horse.

6. How do I hang the horse?

Use a string or thin rope to attach the wooden dowel or stick to the ceiling or a tree branch.

7. Can I use other materials to make the horse?
Yes, you can use different materials such as fabric, felt, or even cardboard to construct the body of the horse.

8. Can I make the horse in different colors?

Yes, you can use different colors of paper to create your horse.

9. How do I make the horse move?

Gently push on the dowel or stick to make the horse swing back and forth.

10. Is it safe to hang the horse?

Yes, it is safe to hang the horse as long as the materials used are strong and secure.

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