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mosaic chinese lantern craft for kids

Mosaic Chinese Lantern Craft

This easy Chinese lantern craft for kids uses paper and our free template to make a simple mosaic.
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Keyword: Chinese New Year
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Activity Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Author: Kate Williams


  • Glue
  • Scissors


  • Chinese Lantern Template
  • Paper red and yellow


  • Print off the Chinese lantern template
  • Cut out small pieces of red and yellow paper.
  • Cover the main part of your lantern with glue.
    chinese lantern craft glue
  • Cover each section of the lantern in your paper mosaic pieces.
  • When the main part of the lantern is covered your craft is done.
    paper chinese lantern craft for kids easy


I've used red and yellow paper for this craft, you could of course use crap paper from magazines or just use red paper.
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