Paper DIYA – Diwali Kids Crafts

And so our special Kids’ Diwali Crafts mini series comes to and end.. with our last Diwali Craft for you today. I adore this little Paper DIY ornament – so pretty. Would look lovely as a set of paper diyas strung up or simply on it’s own. Super cute and pretty, don’t you think. If do browse the rest of our Diwali Cratfs for kids at the bottom of this article and let me know if you have enjoyed them.. and then next year we can create some new ones for you!!! Enjoy.

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List of Supplies to make your easy Paper Diya for kids

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  1. Craft papers
  2. Pencil or pen – for tracing the template
  3. Scissors
  4. Craft glue or glue stick
  5. String
  6. Beads

How to make a paper diy ornament

Watch our simple video or check the step by step photo instructions below!

The Paper DIY Base

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Step 1:

Select 2 different shades of craft papers for the round patterns and yellow colored craft paper for the teardrop pattern (flame). Trace the patterns and cut out 8-10 teardrop patterns from the yellow paper and 12-15 round patterns from the other 2 papers.

Step 2:

Take a round cut out and fold it into half.

Step 3:

Fold the piece from the previous step into half again.

Step 4:

Similarly fold all the other round cutouts into half twice.

Assembling the paper diya base and flame

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Step 5:

Take any 2 folded round patterns and apply glue along one of the cutouts closed sides. Once you are done gluing all the pieces together glue the last piece with the first piece on their sides.

Step 6:

Join the other folded round cutout with the glued one from side. Keep gluing each cutout one by one.

Step 7:

Take the yellow teardrop cutouts and fold them into half lengthwise.

Step 8:

Glue them side by side along their closed ends. At the end, glue the last piece with the first piece along their sides.

Turning your paper diya into an ornament for Diwali

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Step 9:

Prepare a string with needle and tie a knot on its end. Insert 2-3 beads into the string and push them all the way to the knot.

Step 10:

Insert the paper pattern prepared in step 5 into the string through its hole along the center.

Step 11:

Now insert the paper pattern (flame) prepared in step 8 into the string through its hole along the center.

Step 12:

Push the pattern all the way to the previous pattern. Tie a knot 1 or 2 inches apart from the flame and insert beads into the string.

You can add more than 1 paper diya in 1 string.

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Your Easy Paper Diya Ornament is Done!

 

Easy Paper Plate Rangoli

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Do check out the Diwali Paper Lantern
Paper Plate Rangoli Craft for Kids' Diwali. How to make a Rangoli with Kids. Teaches colours, shapes and pattern making. Diwali Kids! #Diwali #rangoli #paperplate

The adorable DIYA Candle Holders

Paper Plate Rangoli Craft for Kids' Diwali. How to make a Rangoli with Kids. Teaches colours, shapes and pattern making. Diwali Kids! #Diwali #rangoli #paperplate

Or check out our full sets Luminaries and Candle Holders that may have many ideas suitable for Diwali:

Paper Plate Rangoli Craft for Kids' Diwali. How to make a Rangoli with Kids. Teaches colours, shapes and pattern making. Diwali Kids! #Diwali #rangoli #paperplate

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