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Book of Promises
Draw a heart on a folded piece of construction paper and cut it out.
Draw a heart on a folded piece of construction paper and cut it out.

This paper craft shows kids that sometimes the best gift doesn't cost a penny. A promise is worth a million bucks, and it can be given to parents, grandparents, teachers, or friends.

What You'll Need:

  • Construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Printer paper
  • Markers or colored pencils
  • Stapler

How to Make a Book of Promises:

Step 1: To make a cover for your book, fold a piece of construction paper in half. Draw a heart as shown, and cut it out. Make sure you don't cut along the fold in the paper at the top of the heart!

Step 2: Fold 3 pieces of printer paper together. Trace the heart on the top piece of paper, and cut it out.

Step 3: Write a promise on each page -- they can be serious or silly. Decorate the pages with pictures to illustrate your promise.

Decorate each page with your written promise and pictures.
Decorate each page with your written promise and pictures.

­Step 4: Insert these pages into the cover, and staple the spine.

In the next paper craft, your kids will research and write their own publications. Learn how to make a Cultures of the World book in the following section.

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