The court clown or fool was referred to as a jester. Jesters were employed in medieval times to entertain rulers and royalty with hysterical antics and tall tales. To heighten the comedic value of the performer, jesters wore costumes of brightly colored rags and funny multi-patterned hats.
Jesters performed varieties of entertainment including singing or playing music, juggling, clowning, and telling jokes and riddles. They were permitted to mock and joke without causing offense, and were considered valuable assets to the courts they served.
Bring your own court jester alive with clown hats and party favor style caps. Turn the kids loose with crayons or markers to decorate the place for the festivities.
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.