The purpose of a bell is to make noise. Bells clang out warnings of impending danger. Ocean coastline buoys are often fitted with a bell or gong to sound out when waves move the buoy. Water buoys are designed to warn seagoing craft to avoid the area, or at least be careful of sharp, shallow rocks and other dangers.
Wind chimes and idiophones are forms of bells that people attribute spiritual significance. Wind chimes can be considered as conduits of peace and freedom for both secular and religious purposes.
Security bells and alarms warn of possible house and business burglaries. Some people use bells to announce dinner, supper or to call party goers to the barbecue.
Paper bells make no noise but can bring squeals of delight. Make folding bell ornaments to hang from tree branches to blow in the wind. Tape to a window pane, anywhere bright colorful decorations are desired. Construct a large paper wall-tree with shades of green construction paper, or draw a large tree format on a sheet of easel pad paper to tack onto a wall or other flat surface. Great patterns for hobby crafts like scroll saw, clay, paper mache and shrink art jewelry. Make 3-D Bells: Print and decorate two identical bells and join them to for a festive multi-sided bell ornament.
Paper Trivia: Did you know that you can only fold a sheet of printer paper in half seven times? Give it a try. It doesn't matter how thick or thin the paper is, once you get to the seventh fold, the paper will not bend or budge.
Sun catchers. To create a translucent, stained glass ornaments effect, apply a bit of lemon oil to the back sides of paper ornaments to create a.
Hang the ornaments on trees, in windows, anywhere bright colorful decorations are desired.
Construct a large paper-tree for the wall with shades of green construction paper. Draw a large tree on a sheet of easel pad paper to tack onto a wall or other flat surface, then decorate with paper ornaments.