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Recycled Paper Cup Fan Craft Tutorial For Kids

Recycled Paper Cup Fan Craft Tutorial For Kids

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Recycled Paper Cup Fan Craft Tutorial For Kids

Looking for a summer craft? Search no more! This step-by-step tutorial will guide you to make a paper cup fan craft like a pro! 

Create an excellent craft on a dull summer afternoon! This working paper fan is the best fit for your fun and creative time pass in the summer holidays! Only using up some very basic and budget-friendly craft materials that you may already have at home, you can create this piece of craft in no time! This step-by-step tutorial will guide you through each and every step of this paper cup fan craft making so that the results will leave you stunned! Grab the materials and let’s begin!

Simple Recycled Paper Cup Fan Craft

Recycled Paper Cup Fan Craft Tutorial For Kids

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Materials Required

  • Yellow Paper Cup
  • Blue Paper Sheet
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Craft Tweezer
  • Black Marker
  • Toothpicks
  • Plastic Rubber Band
  • Pencil


Step 1: Marking Outlines On Paper Cup

Marking Outlines On Paper Cup- Instruction for a Recycled Paper Cup Fan Creation for Children

To begin this craft, take a yellow paper cup and a pencil. Using the pencil, make a more than half-straight line on the vertical part of the cup, and from the top of it make a horizontal line around the cup back to where you see the straight line from the other side as shown in the image.

Step 2: Taking Scissors To Cut

Taking Scissors To Cut-Tutorial for kids to construct a fan utilizing recycled paper cups

Take a pair of scissors to cut the markings over the cup.

Step 3: Cutting Out The Markings

Cutting Out The Markings- How to make a fan out of recycled paper cups for kids

Using the scissors, cut the pencil markings over the paper cup.

Step 4: Cutting Out The Extra Part

Cutting Out The Extra Part- Step-by-step instructions on how to craft a fan using paper cups recycled by children

Fold the cut-out part of the cup from behind it and then using scissors, cut the extra part coming out of the cup intact part.

Step 5: Bending The Circle Base

Bending The Circle Base-A guide for youngsters to create a fan from recycled paper cups

Bend the circle base of the cup to the front i.e. over the cup strip.

Step 6: Making A Hole In The Base

Making A Hole In The Base-Learn how to craft a fan for kids using recycled paper cups

Using a toothpick, make a hole in the center of the circle base.

Step 7: Inserting A Rubber Band

Inserting A Rubber Band- Children's fan making tutorial using recycled paper cups

Insert a plastic/safety rubber band in the hole.

Step 8: Securing The Band With Stick

Securing The Band With Stick- A tutorial showing kids how to make a fan from used paper cups

Take a small stick piece of a toothpick and insert it into the band to secure it over the hole of the base.

Step 9: Pasting A Fan Wing

Pasting A Fan Wing- Kids can learn how to assemble a fan using recycled paper cups

From the paper cup cut-out piece, cut a curved edge fan wing and paste it over one side of the stick of rubber band using glue.

Step 10: Pasting All The Fan Wings

Pasting All The Fan Wings- Instructions for children to make a fan from paper cups recycled from earlier use

Cut out 3 more fan wings the same way described previously and paste them over the wooden stick using glue and make a ‘+’ shaped fan over the circular base as shown in the image.

Step 11: Pasting A Blue Circle

Pasting A Blue Circle- A step-by-step tutorial for kids to construct a fan out of recycled paper cups

From blue paper, cut out a small circle using scissors and paste the circle in the center of the fan using glue and craft tweezers.

Step 12: Pasting Numbered Circle

Pasting Numbered Circle- Tutorial For Making A Fan Out Of Recycled Paper Cups For Kids

Cut out 3 more circles from the blue paper and using a black marker, mark the circles with 1, 2, and 3. Now, one by one paste the numbered circles over the cup strip respectively one below the other by holding them from a craft tweezer and pasting using glue.

Step 13: Tying A Knot Of The Rubber Band

Tieing A Knot Of The Rubber Band- How To Construct A Fan From Repurposed Paper Cups With Children

Turn the whole figure to the back and tie a knot of the rubber band from behind.

Step 14: Inserting A Stick In The Rubber Band

Inserting A Stick In The Rubber Band- Crafting Guide For Making A Fan Using Reused Paper Cups For Little Ones

Insert again a stick from the toothpick into the knot of the rubber band.

Step 15: Twisting The Rubber Band From The Stick

Twisting The Rubber Band From The Stick- Creating A Fan With Used Paper Cups For Kids Step-By-Step Guide

Rotate the stick to twist the rubber band.

Step 16: Turning Back The Fan

Turning Back The Fan- Step-By-Step Instructions For Crafting A Fan From Reused Paper Cups For Children

Hold the twisted rubber band and turn back your fan craft.

Your Paper Cup Fan Is Ready To Roll!

Your Paper Cup Fan Is Ready To Roll- Directions For Building A Fan Out Of Reused Paper Cups With Kids

Release the hold rubber band and see your fan working!

Congratulations! Your paper cup working fan craft is ready in no time, just like we told you!

Flaunt your craft in front of everyone by enjoying the cool breeze blowing from it! This can also be an amazing summertime classroom activity! This craft is full of motor skills and creativity as well! This will be a perfect addition to your craft collection, as a working model craft is literally extravagant! You can also add your touch of creativity to it by customizing some of its features or even appearance! Make it as unique as you are!

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