How to make a cube/dice out of paper

A cube
A cube

Are you bored and have some extra time on your hands? Or do you need to entertain someone for a spell? Well, here is a simple craft project that you can do that will entertain you and your friends. Plus, you get that warm feeling inside from making something fun!

Things You'll Need

  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Pen
  • Ruler or something to measure with

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In this article you will learn the simple art of making a cube or dice. It is fairly easy and yet is fun to have when you are done. Plus, you can use it to replace dice you have lost, though they won't be nearly as good.

First thing that you do is you get a piece of paper. Take your ruler and measure out the following design: <---- <---- <----

This is the design you need to cut out; click to enlarge it
This is the design you need to cut out; click to enlarge it

Once you have this design cut out you can continue making the cube. Take the three 1 inch sides and fold them at 90° angle, straigh up. Now you have 3 sides bent up. Take some tape and wrap tape these sides up by taping each sides end up. Once this is done you can move on to the finishing touch.

What you box should look like.
What you box should look like.

Take the 2 inch long piece and bend it up until one inch of it is level with the top of the other 3 sides. Then bend that top piece down. Tape it all up and you should have a box. See photos for help.

How you finish your box.
How you finish your box.

Tips & Warnings

  • Have fun, this project is for people 4 and up.
  • Don't cut yourself with the scissors.
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