We’re confined to the house for a little while… We might be deprived of our favourite Park but there’s nothing to stop us, with very little equipment, from bringing a little Disney magic to life at home!
Today let’s dive into the world of papercrafts. It’s a fun activity for young and old alike! But a papercraft or papertoy, what is it? A mixture of collage and origami, patience and thoroughness: enough to keep you busy for hours!! Here’s how it looks:
You can find lots of templates to print online. Here’s a small selection in which I’m sure you will find what you’re looking for!
- The cute ones
Chip and Dale :
Squiz (Finding Nemo) :
- 2. The Princesses
- 3. For the Star Wars fans…
Star Tours Starspeeder 1000:
- 4. For anyone feeling nostalgic about Disneyland Paris
It’s possible to find more wonderful models on disneyexperience.com
The train from Big Thunder Mountain:
The Mark Twain:
And if you really feel like it, why not throw yourself into the grail of papercraft: THE CASTLE!!!
If in a month we are still in confinement, my daughter and I have decided to take up the challenge!
In the meantime, my 9 year old daughter started her first cuts this week, with simple patterns to start with. At a rate of about 30 minutes per papercraft, it’s been a busy few hours already!
Here’s what it looks like after the patterns are cut:
And the first projects: