Zig Zag Paper Mango Craft

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Originating in India, Mango proudly holds the title of the National Fruit. Today, I’m excited to guide you through a fun Mango project – creating a Zig Zag Paper Mango Craft using a Free Template.

This Craft is similar to one of our beloved projects, the Paper Plate Rainbow Craft done by folding paper strips in a Zig Zag Fashion! Let’s see how to make them.

Zig Zag Paper Mango Craft

Mango often hailed as the ‘King of the Fruits,’ lives up to its royal reputation with its unmatched sweetness and nutritional goodness, making it a favourite among many.

This Mango Craft is a perfect addition, especially when you’re diving into the Fruits Unit in summer, or exploring India-India-themed activities.

For more, Check out all India-themed Activities for kids.

Zig Zag Paper Mango Craft

Things Needed to Make the Zig Zag Paper Mango Craft

Step by Step-by-step Instructions make the Zig Zag Paper Mango Craft

Let’s start by creating yellow paper strips for the craft. Utilize a paper trimmer to cut strips that are 1cm wide. While scissors can be used, it tends to be a time-consuming process.

Making paper Strips with Paper cutter

Alternatively, you can opt to purchase a pack of Paper strips for this craft.

Download the Free mango template provided at the end of the post and print it on 120 GSM paper. The page contains two mango templates; cut it in half and begin with one template.

The mango template includes horizontal reference lines, serving as a guide for creating the zig-zag pattern. Apply glue to the top segment and start sticking the paper in a zig-zag fashion, folding the strip between the lines.

Mango Craft Template

Once you reach the end, trim the excess.


Repeat the process for the next segment. With practice, kids can easily master this folding style, which is excellent for enhancing fine motor skills.

Making zig zag paper patterns

Continue affixing the papers until the entire mango is covered. Add a brown strip at the top for the mango profile.

Making zig zag paper patterns

Now, cut the mango out. The base outline is slightly visible through the yellow paper. Alternatively, flip the paper over and cut along the mango outline seen from the backside.

Making zig zag paper patterns

Your mango is almost ready. Attach a green leaf made of construction paper to the pedicel, and your zig-zag paper craft is complete.

Adding leaf to mango craft

The size of the mango resembles that of most mango varieties and is about the size of your hand.

Create as many as needed for decoration and enjoy the craft! Feel free to let us know if you like this idea. Pin this Blog for future reference.

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Download the Mango Craft Template

Click on the link below to download the Craft Template in PDF Version. Note These are only for Personal and Single classroom use!

Zig Zag Paper Mango Craft Template





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