Make concertina fruits

Getting ready

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You will need:

  • different coloured pieces of A4 paper
  • ruler
  • pen or pencil
  • children's scissors
  • felt-tip pens
  • glue stick

Step 1

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Cut up a red piece of paper to make a long strip about 7cm wide x 30cm long.

Step 2

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Fold the strip in half.

Hold the sides and push them together to fold the paper into an S-shape - unfold to see your concertina.

Step 3

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Fold up the piece of paper again and use your pen or pencil to draw the outline of a strawberry shape on it.

Step 4

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Hold the folded paper firmly and carefully cut round the shape but don't cut all the way through the sides.

Step 5

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Open out the paper to show your concertina strawberry shapes.

Step 6

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Fold a thin strip of green paper in the same way.

Cut out rows of tiny triangles to make strawberry tops and rectangles for stalks.

Step 7

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Stick the tops and stalks on your strawberries.

Step 8

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Use a felt-tip pen to draw some little dots on your strawberries to look like seeds.

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