With the start of 2013 I think it is a good idea to celebrate by making this Chinese paper lantern with the children.
I found this rainbow patten paper which makes a very colorful Chinese paper lantern, you can use different colors and use for decorating your house in the celebration of the New Year !!!!
What you need:
A piece of A4 colored construction paper, scissors, ruler, pencil, double sided tape.
How to do it:
Fold your A4 paper in half, draw the lines as seen in the picture. Cut following the lines as seen in the picture.
Then you attach the double sided tape along the border as shown in the picture.