We made twenty point paper stars by folding thirty sheets of paper and then assembling them into a star.
Here are the steps.
Now do this 29 more times with the remaining sheets of paper.
After folding one sheet myself, I was able to teach the kids to fold the pieces. It was simple enough that they memorized the steps upon folding two on their own. It was however possible to fold a version with the gold strip slanting to the left and another version slanting to the right, but very important for assembly that they all slanted in the same direction.
The first step is the trickiest step in the entire star. Basically, three sheets are assembled by wrapping the flaps around the adjacent piece to create a point.
Now add one more folded sheet of paper to create a point.
The rest of the star is assembled by repeating the above steps to create each point. Therefore, add two folded pieces of paper to one of the flaps to create a second point. Keep adding points in groups of five.
If it doesn't go together, count the points and make sure there are five in each group.
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