Crayon Cone

With this charming Crayon Cone Craft, you can immerse yourself in the history of German back-to-school festivities! In Germany, these cones aren’t just crafts—they’re cherished symbols of excitement and anticipation, filled with school supplies and toys to mark the beginning of a new academic journey.

Crayon Cone

Skill Level


Time to Make

30 mins

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Firstly, using a ruler measure out 18 cm width of light blue A4 card. Make a line and then cut along the line using scissors, this should leave you with the card, the Length of A4 card by 18cm.
  2. Then measure out and cut 2 black strips the length of A4 by 1cm and 2 black strips the length of A4 by 2cm.
  3. Stick the light blue card to the darker blue card, then stick the black strips on top, on the light blue card.
  4. Turn the card over, then put a strip of double-sided tape along one of the long sides.
  5. Stick a sheet of blue tissue paper to the double-sided tape.
  6. Create a cylinder shape by sticking the shortest edge together. Use the paper cup as a guide when creating the cylinder.
  7. Stick the paper cup inside the top of the cylinder.
  8. Tie a length of ribbon around the tissue paper end and trim the tissue paper if needed.
  9. Lastly, spell out your name using glitter felt letters.
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Top Tip

You can use different coloured self-adhesive glitter felt letters if you have a longer name.

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