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3D Printable Map Stars
"These map stars are fun to make and look fantastic to hang up. They are a free printable, you can print and use the map provided. Or you can make them extra special by printing the template onto a map special to you. This craft is suitable for all ages and sexes my teenage boys even really enjoy making the stars. They do make for a unique and fun decoration especially when hung in a cluster."
Estimated CostUnder $10
Time to CompleteIn an evening
Primary TechniquePaper Crafts
Project or Page Size8.5 inches x 11 inches
Type of Paper UsedCardstock
Project TypeMake a Project
- A4 paper either blank paper or one with a map of your choice on it.
- Map Template free to print.
- Strong paper glue like elmers
Decide whether or not you are going to use your own map or the world map provided.
Print off the map star template.
Cut out the star net. Fold along the lines, using a ruler to score them first.
Glue the flaps together to make the dodecahedron first.
Then make each of the star points and stick them to the dodecahedron centre.
If you use the blank template on pillarboxblue.com, you can of course make these stars with whatever pattern you wants so you could make them with a Christmas design.