How to make a circle from a square

Did you know you can make a circle from a square by folding and making a couple of tiny cuts?

Once you’ve got the hang of the process try it again using bigger and smaller squares.

Materials

Square sheet of paper

Scissors

cut a circle from a square Instructions

 

First fold your sheet of square paper in half and then in half again the other way.

make a circle from a square

make a circle from a square

Fold it in half again to make a triangle.

make a circle from a square

Next, fold over again so it looks like the below.

make a circle from a square

Cut off the top.


make a circle from a square

Open up and neaten up the top so there’s no point in the middle.

 

Open up your ( almost ) perfect circle! What do you think?

make a circle from a square

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