Paper fans are quick, easy and fun!
Computer Paper Stationary – Left over pieces from your last project
Travel magazines – When you get home from a trip, before you recycle the travel magazines, flip through and tear out the maps and full page pictures to use in the construction of your next fan.
Magazines – Before recylcing your magazines, tear out the pages with full color photos. This will personalize your fan with your favorite hobby or interests. (trains, dogs, horses, flowers, fishing etc.)
Maps-Got an old map? Cut it into 8 1/2″ x 11″ pieces and use to construct a a very unique fan.
Wrapping Paper- Use paper that is heavier, or foil, cut into 8 1/2″ x 11″ pieces.
Photos printed on the computer – personalize and experiment with your favorite picture or group of pictures. After you fold the fan, what does it look like?
Colored construction paper- decorate with markers or your favorite stickers.
White computer paper- Colored pencils, crayons, water colors, glue and glitter, stickers etc. can be used to decorate both sides of the 11 x 8 1/2-inch paper, personalizing your fan.