We all know that many parents in this decade turn to technology to keep their children happy and occupied, entirely overlooking the merits of arts and crafts. True, technology is tremendously important, and children should be exposed to it. Nevertheless, this should never come at their expense to play and create with their hands. Yes, and so we are here with this tutorial on how to make a paper yin-yang globe. If you’re a parent and want your children to learn important skills, this post is for you.
You must be thinking, what are the benefits of papercraft? Here are a few of the many advantages of arts and crafts: go beyond merely allowing your children to express themselves more creatively.
So, first of all, it enhances their fine motor abilities and accuracy. Yes, arts and crafts require children to use both hands in a specific way, which can aid in the development of fine motor skills and symmetrical coordination. For example, sketching dots and patterns, trimming with scissors, and even simply tearing a sheet of paper are all dexterity-demanding chores that children like.
This can even help kids mature faster and become more proficient in other daily chores like tying their shoes, dressing, and using kitchenware, among other things. Sounds amazing, right?
If you’re convinced that papercraft is beneficial for your kid, continue reading this post and share the steps with your kids.
To make a paper yin yang globe, you will need these things.
- Two-color sheets
Follow these simple steps, and you’ll be successful in making a beautiful paper yin yang globe.
Step 1: Take white paper. Cut out the shape shown in the image below.
Make this shape
Step 2: With the use of the same shape, cut out around 10 shapes. Use two different color papers.
Cut 10 shapes
Step 3: Fold the tip from both sides.
Fold the ends
Step 4: Now, start adjusting the paper as shown in the image below.
Step 5: After adding all 10 papers, it’ll look something like this.
Make a circle
Step 6: Then fold the paper from the backside.
Step 7: Fix and secure the pot-like position.
Step 8: And here’s your yin-yang globe ready.
Yin yang globe
- Measure accurately: Make sure to measure the shapes accurately, or otherwise, they won’t fit into each other.
It was easy, right? I mean, making this beautiful yin yang globe in just minutes. Hope this post on how to make a paper yin yang globe will be helpful for you.
An Indian nuclear physicist, founding director, and professor of physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.