My house is full of notebooks. My kids love them and so do I.
We’ve got big notebooks, little notebooks, store-bought notebooks and homemade notebooks, like this fun panda mini notebook.
This craft is simple to make and fun for both kids and tweens.
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How to make your Panda Mini Notebook
You’ll need to start with two identical circles. To make it easy, find something to use as a template. I just used a drinking glass.
Trace your template twice on your white cardstock leaving room to draw your panda’s ears.
Draw two rounded ears on the top of each of your circles.
Cut out both of your panda heads.
Next, trace circles on your lined paper. You won’t need to create ears on your inner pages.
You’ll want about 10 – 20 pages for your notebook.
Cut out all of your lined paper.
Now it’s time to draw your panda’s face.
On one of your cardstock heads, draw two slanted ovals for the eyes. Inside of these ovals draw a smaller circle in each one. Color in the large oval with your black marker and add a small black dot in the inner white circle to complete the eyes.
Make a smaller black circle in between and below the eyes for your panda’s nose and draw a mouth underneath it.
Finally, color in your panda’s ears. Color in the ears on both sides of the paper.
On the second card stock head, you’ll only want to color in the ears on both sides. Use my picture below for reference.
Finally, it’s time to put your notebook together.
Stack all your lined circles on top of the back of your panda’s head and place the front of your panda’s head on the top. Make sure all your circles are lined up.
Attach the notebook together with a staple. It only took one staple to the side of my panda notebook to hold my notebook together and make it easy to use.
What can I write in my Panda Mini Notebook?
There are so many things you can write in your mini notebook!
Use it to make lists or write your thoughts.
You can also turn it into a book about pandas. You can write a fact about pandas on each page and add a few illustrations. Or you can write a story starring panda bears.
What would you write in your notebook?
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