Paper Crafts


Click here for General Rules of Participation as a Student Maker

This category is all about making the ubiquitous paper metamorphose into something that can fly, hop, twist, turn, bloom and grow.

Rules of Paper Crafts for Student Makers:

  1. Participants must submit a complete paper craft or a series of paper artifacts having common theme or a dynamic craft that is, able to fly or twist and turn or execute any other kind of motion, made by them.
  2. They may apply the skills of origamy, cutting and tearing the paper if necessary or even making waste paper into a pulp and create paper mache craft.
  3. They must submit images in JPEG format of what they have created with paper from different angles. If the craft is dynamic, then they must submit a video in MP4 format (Maximum file size is 10mb) of the craft in action. They must also submit a project report explaining the concept, technique and process of making.
  4. Projects shall be shortlisted on the basis of overall age appropriate concept, execution and presentation of the submitted projects.
  5. For the judging round, participants must bring the samples of their project. They may be required to make something in front of the judges.


General Rules of Participation as a Student Maker

  1. Last date of project submission is November 30, 2017
  2. Shortlisted projects will be notified by December 1, 2017
  3. All projects submitted has to be students work and not by parents/trainers/mentors.

Judging Rules

  1. Judging shall be done on December 2 and 3, 2017. It shall be done outside school hours. Students shall be notified at least 2 days before judging day.
  2. Shortlisted students will be required to come to MakersLoft to present their projects to judges.
  3. In case of team project submissions, all team members must be present for judging.
  4. Each participant/team will get 15-30 minutes to present, which may include a small task.
  5. Only top 5 projects in each category shall be selected.
  6. The judges’ decision shall be full and final and no appeal against it shall be entertained.

Rules for selected participants/team

  1. Winning projects will be notified by December 6, 2017.
  2. Winning teams need to confirm their presence in Tinker Fest by December 9, 2017.
  3. They need to be present at Tinker Fest on both December 15th and 16th, 2017 from 9 am to 6 pm. They may be required to come to the venue to setup at 4 pm on December 14, 2017.


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