Torn Paper Diya Craft

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There are numerous wonderful ideas for crafting Diyas during Diwali, but the Torn Paper Diya craft truly stands out for its beauty!

Creating multiple Diyas using this technique can result in a fantastic decoration for classrooms or your home during Diwali!

You can download the Free Diya Template at the end of the post!

Explore our wide range of Torn Paper Craft Ideas, with our Free Printable templates. Be sure to explore all of them.

If you’re in search of more Diwali inspiration, take a look at our Diwali Activities for Kids!

Torn paper Diya Craft


Things you will need to make a Torn Paper Diya Craft

  • Diya Template
  • Card stock paper – Yellow + 3 colours of your choice!
  • Glue
  • Scissors

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Directions to make Torn Paper Diya Craft

Here is a comprehensive set of instructions for creating the torn paper Diya craft:

First, Gather cardstock paper in three or four colours of your choice. Ensure that you have yellow or orange paper to represent the fire element.

Carefully tear these papers into small, irregular pieces. The greater the variety in size and shape, the more visually appealing it will be!

Tearing paper

Download the Diya template at the end of this post. Alternatively, you can create your own simple Diya shape on a piece of paper using bold black markers. This will act as a reference for your Torn Papercraft.

Free Diya Craft template

Apply a thin layer of adhesive to a small section of it.

Applying glue on diya Template

Start by placing the torn paper pieces onto the glued area, slightly overlapping them to create a textured and layered appearance.

Sticking torn papers on Diya template

Continue to add more glue and paper pieces, working section by section, until the entire Diya shape is covered.


Apply glue to the flame area and attach the torn yellow paper bits to represent the fire.

Easy torn paper Craft

Allow your torn paper Diya to dry completely.

Once the glue is completely dry, your torn paper Diya craft is nearly ready to be displayed. You can enhance its appearance by cutting it out for a more aesthetic effect on walls.

Torn paper Diya Craft

Remember, this craft is all about unleashing your creativity, so don’t hesitate to experiment with various paper shapes and arrangements to make your torn paper Diya unique and extraordinary.

Torn paper Diya Craft



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