How to Create Symmetry Insects

Fold and cut black paper to create symmetrical insect silhouettes.

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How to Create Symmetry Insects
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You will need large white paper, a couple pieces of black paper half the size of the white paper, Scissors, glue, a pencil, and scrap paper.

You will need large white paper, a couple pieces of black paper half the size of the white paper, Scissors, glue, a pencil, and scrap paper.

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Fold the black paper in half along the long line of symmetry.

Fold the black paper in half along the long line of symmetry.

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Use a pencils to draw a continuous organic line along the fold of the black paper.

Use a pencils to draw a continuous organic line along the fold of the black paper.

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Use scissors to cut the line.

Use scissors to cut the line.

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Additional lines will create additional negative spaces in the final shape.

Additional lines will create additional negative spaces in the final shape.

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Unfold the black paper.ooooo, insecty!

Unfold the black paper.ooooo, insecty!

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Repeat with other piece of black paper.

Repeat with other piece of black paper.

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Over a piece if scrap paper, apply the glue stick to the black paper. Do this on the side with pencil marks.

Over a piece if scrap paper, apply the glue stick to the black paper. Do this on the side with pencil marks.

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Apply black insect shape to white paper.

Apply black insect shape to white paper.

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Repeat with other insect shape.

Repeat with other insect shape.

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Now you have a collection! Perhaps they need names...

Now you have a collection! Perhaps they need names...

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