Layered Book

Layered Book craft

Use Crayola Neon Color Explosion Paper and Markers to make a book about your summer vacation, about your dreams for the new school year or all about you and your friends. Great for school projects or as a unique birthday card, this craft is fun, fast, and

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    Directions for a Simple Layered Book: Choose one piece of Neon Color Explosion paper. Fold down the top edge (about an inch or 2cm). Press the fold so you get a firm crease.

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    Fold a second piece of Neon Color Explosion paper. This time fold down a bigger flap (about 3 inches or 7cm). Tuck this folded piece under the flap of the first one.

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    Glue the two pieces together. Squeeze a line of Crayola School Glue under each flap by the fold. Press down and hold.

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    Use Neon Color Explosion Markers to write on each layer of your layered book. Draw pictures under the flaps.

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    Directions for a Layered Book with even more layers! Start with 5 pieces of Neon Color Explosion paper, one of each color. Arrange so the short edges are all at the top.

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    Use a ruler to measure down one inch (2cm) on the first one. Make a small mark on one side.

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    Measure two inches (5cm) down on the next. Measure and mark three inches (7cm)down from the top on the third piece. Measure and mark four inches (10cm) down on the fourth piece of paper. Save the fifth piece for later.

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    Now fold each one on the mark you made, lining up the edges to make folds straight! The fifth piece gets folded in half.

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    Arrange all of the folded pieces in order with one tucked inside the other so you can see the layers.

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    Squeeze a line of Crayola School Glue under the first flap along the fold and press down to attach. Then fold up the next flap over the first one and glue underneath. Keep doing that for each flap until they are all glued together.

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    You’re ready to make designs!