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8th Grade – The Art of Paper Quilling

8th Grade – The Art of Paper Quilling

Description of the Unit –

Students will develop their fine motor skills while exploring ways to get creative with the ancient art of paper quilling.

Activity statement –

Quilling is the art of manipulating and arranging small strips of paper into detailed designs. Depending on the desired shape and appearance, it can be rolled, looped, twisted, and curled. Glue is used to secure the paper strips into place. Like many forms of craft, paper quilling can trace its origins back hundreds of years to at least the 15th century (maybe earlier). It is believed to have been created by French and Italian nuns to decorate religious objects.

8th grade quilled paper design
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