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How to make a paper boat step by step

 
By Mary Smith. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to make a paper boat step by step

Do you want to learn how to make a paper boat that floats on water? It is simple and you will be able to play with your children while you bathe them or whilst in the park walking with them. To know how to make a paper boat you only need a sheet of A4 paper and to carefully follow the steps below.

You'll need:
Steps to follow:
1

Take an piece of A4 paper.

How to make a paper boat step by step - Step 1
2

Fold it in half.

How to make a paper boat step by step - Step 2
3

Lower the two high points toward the centre of the paper as shown in the picture.

How to make a paper boat step by step - Step 3
4

Lift the lower flap. Turn the paper and lift the flap on the other side.

How to make a paper boat step by step - Step 4
5

Turn the tips toward the opposite side. Turn the page and do the same with the other two points (see image).

How to make a paper boat step by step - Step 5
6

Bulge the gap left from these actions using your fingers.

How to make a paper boat step by step - Step 6
7

Bend as shown in the picture.

How to make a paper boat step by step - Step 7
8

Lift the lower tip until it touches that at the top.

How to make a paper boat step by step - Step 8
9

Turn the page and do the same with the other side.

How to make a paper boat step by step - Step 9
10

Put your fingers in the gap and fold to make it a diamond shape, as shown.

How to make a paper boat step by step - Step 10
11

Hold the paper at both upper ends and keep opening it until the ship emerges.

How to make a paper boat step by step - Step 11
12

We have managed to make the paper boat so you just need to get it into the water!

How to make a paper boat step by step - Step 12

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Tips
  • When the boat is finished hollow it out at the bottom so it can float on water.

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