Squigly Arts and Crafts

Craft: Scrapbook

Create a special keepsake for yourself or someone you love. Take pictures from a special event or memory and preserve them in a cherished scrapbook. This scrapbooking craft is is fun to do at birthday parties or to give to a special friend!

What you need:

3 sheets of paper. Cardstock is best.
Glue stick or double sided tape
Optional: stickers, string, ribbon, paper punch, stencils

What you do:

Fold lines
Picture 1
Folded paper
Picture 2
Make each paper an 8 1/2" square and fold each piece in half diagonally (both ways) and horizontially and vertically, picture 1. Be as percise as possible. Fold them back the other way so they will be easier to fold later on, picture 2.
Glue the pages together.
Picture 3

Overlap one quarter of your first piece of paper onto your second and glue, see picture 3. Then take the two pieces that are now glued together and attach them in the same way to the last piece of paper.

All three page joined and folded.
Picture 4
To make the booklet, fold the centres of the top and bottom piece of paper to the inside. The middle sheet of paper is folded to the back. See picture 4.
Choose your pictures.
Picture 5
Open your booklet and arrange the photos in a pleasing way. Use markers, stencils, stickers and ribbons to decorate the pages. 
Cut the pictures and add decorations to the pages.
Picture 6
Make note that some of the pictures will be on a fold line and will need to be cut so that your booklet will fold nicely. See picture 6. Take care to cut your pictures in an interesting way. Try not to cut people's faces. Don't forget to add a personal touch.
Craft: Scrapbook
Picture 7
Design a title page for your scrapbook. We used letters cut from magazines and stickers and pictures we love!

We have lots of craft ideas for kids. Try some of these arts & crafts: Crafts, Autumn Crafts, Christmas Crafts, Earth Day Crafts, Easter Crafts, Father's Day Crafts, Halloween Crafts, Mother's Day Crafts, Spring Crafts, St. Patrick's Day Crafts, Summer Crafts, Thanksgiving Crafts & Valentine's Crafts. These activities for children will provide hours of fun.

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