Wrapping Paper Garland

Wrapping Paper Garland Idea Image

Scout Elf tip #315: Decorating can be easy, fun and FREE!


  • Wrapping paper
  • Glue or glue dots
  • Scissors
  • Tape


  1. First, your Scout Elf will find some unused or left-over wrapping paper.
  2. Second, they will fold the wrapping paper as many times as they can, accordion style.
  3. Third, they will draw a shape (like a gingerbread man or star) on one end of the folded wrapping paper making sure to line their drawing up with the closest folded edge.
  4. Fourth, they will use scissors to cut out their drawing making sure not to cut through the folded edge.

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