Paper craft ideas: Homemade Baby Mobiles
To create an original baby mobile baby you could use almost anything – paper, wood or felt. We will introduce you how to make a baby mobile, using the best material of the last three – paper. During this project, you must pay special attention to balance, especially if you intend to use an odd number of objects.
When you use paper or cardboard for your baby mobile, you have the creative freedom to choose the form and number of figures you prefer, due to the low price of materials.
Find some a free pattern for making handmade figures and print them. These figures can be flat or three-dimensional and glued together. Drill holes or glue on strings to hang items or fishing line or screw in some tiny hanging loops or hooks.
The crane is one of the basic origami figures that enthusiasts use. Cranes are folded and used as a lucky charm in Japan. So the symbolic value of the cranes is well suited for the baby mobile.