How To Make An Accordion Pocket Journal

by | Apr 8, 2022 | DIY, Paper Craft

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Crafts and DIY help to improve the imagination of the children along with that it helps to boost their critical thinking. One of the best things is the Accordion Pocket Journal which can be carried by anyone of any age group. So, in this article, we will teach you how to make an accordion pocket journal. Let us begin.


Before moving on towards preparing the Accordion Journal, let us look at the list of required requirements. The list is as follows:


  • Scale
  • Glue
  • Pencil


  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Ribbon
  • Decorative Paper

Steps To Make An Accordion Pocket Journal

Step 1:First cut the three paper strips equally.

Cutting and Folding the Paper

Cutting the Strips Equally

Step 2: Then mark lines after 2.5 inches and leave the last section to one inch.

Marking the Lines

Step 3: Now slowly start folding the paper.

Folding the Paper

Step 4: Simultaneously, repeat all the steps on the other two papers.

Folding the Papers

Step 5: Apply glue on the end flaps to the edge without connecting the end flap of the other second.

Applying the Glue

Step 6: It should end up in the following manner.

Paper Strip

Step 7: Now cut two rectangles’ cardboards and cut the other two rectangles on decorative paper.

Rectangular Cardboards and Decorative Paper

Step 8: Stick the ribbon in the middle of the backside of the cardboard.

Sticking the Ribbon

Step 9: The next step is to stick the last sections of the folded papers to the covers.

Sticking the Paper

Making It Your Own!

Accordion Pocket Journals


  • We recommend you use colourful paper for the covers
  • We recommend you to use the cardboard of used books.

Things To Remember

  • Make sure you apply the glue appropriately


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