An inexpensive way to store all those beautiful art projects your little one makes!
- Large piece heavy weight paper. (about the thickness of a manilla folder, found in office supply)
- Yarn needle
- Single hole punch
- Crayons, markers, or paints
To start purchase a large heavy weight sheet of paper like this. It's about the thickness of a manila folder and can be found in the office supply section.
Fold in half and let your child color with crayons, markers, or paint.
When finished coloring, single hole punch about every inch to two inches up the side stopping just below the top of your folder. It doesn't have to be exact or match the other side, so don't worry.
Thread yarn through the bottom hole and center the string so that one half of the string is toward the front of your folder and that the other is toward the back.
With one half of the string, sew up and down in the holes as shown. We used a yarn needle to make this easier.
Once you get to the top, grab the other half of the string and sew up and down (running stitch) from the bottom hole to the top again, only this time because you are sewing on the opposite side, your dotted line will become a solid line.
Once you get to the top with the second half of the string, tie both strings together on the side into a bow and then knot to secure. Cut off any loose tails. And voila, a unique folder to collect and store your child's art projects!