Animal DIY Bookmarks

The book stops here! Celebrate Read Across America Day & learn how to make a corner bookmark for kids.

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola No. 2 Pencil
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Crayola Markers
  • Crayola Glitter Glue

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Experiment making different customized bookmarks like sheep, lions, tigers, or pigs!

Steps:

1
Step 1

Cut out a small square piece of construction paper.

2
Step 2

Fold in half to create triangle. Rotate so long edge is at bottom and right angle faces up.

3
Step 3

Fold lower right corner to meet top tip of the triangle.

4
Step 4

Fold lower left corner to meet top tip of the triangle.

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Step 5

Unfold corners.

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Step 6

Fold down top sheet (tip of the triangle touches base) and crease.

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Step 7

Fold right and left corners to frame pre-folded top sheet.

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Step 8

Unfold corners and tuck into flap to create corner bookmark.

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Step 9

Sketch and cut out bunny animal features. Glue to bookmark.

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Step 10

Add details to face with markers.

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Step 11

Embellish with glitter glue. Dry 3–4 hours.

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Step 12

Tuck bookmark onto corner of page to hold your spot!

  • Occasion:

    • Rainy Day Crafts,

    • Animals

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+


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