How to Make a Paper Football Tutorial + Football Game Instructions

Keep the kids busy and challenge them to a game of paper football! Instructions on how to fold a paper football and how to make a paper football game below.

football goal made of craft sticks

If your kids love football then they will love NFL-Opoly Junior and this awesome 2 in 1 Football Zone which is perfect to use inside or outside to play! But for the big game day if you need to keep kids occupied you should definitely spend a few minutes helping them make paper footballs to play with!

It’s also a cheap and easy game to have the kids in your classroom make! Below is a tutorial that will walk you through how to make them, and how to play!

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how to fold a paper football

Paper Football Game Supplies Needed:

-8 Craft Sticks
-1 piece white paper
-Brown Crayon
 
 
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How to Setup Paper Football Instructions:

For goal Post:
1.Glue three popsicle sticks into a U shape
2.Glue one stick in the middle
3.This will be your goal post, create two of these one for each end of the “field”
 

How to Fold a Paper Football:

 
paper football game Collage
 
How to Fold a Paper Football:
1. Grab a piece of paper.
2. Fold the paper in half long ways
3. Fold in half again long ways
4. Fold over diagonally
5. Wrap around
6. Tuck in your flaps to form a square
7. Tuck in other flap to form a square
8. Fold one side in to form a triangle
9. This is your paper “football”
 
For Goal Post Stand:
1.Cut your styrofoam ball in half
2.Color Green.
3.Cut a small slit in the top and place your post in the slit
 
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Color your paper football brown and your goal post yellow.

Paper Football Game Instructions:

Each player will take turns trying to make the football into their goal post by using one finger to hold the “football”. With the other hand, flick your football and try to aim to make it through the goal post. Take turns, if you make one, it’s worth one point! You can choose a limit, whoever makes it to a certain number wins or you can work off a time limit!
 


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