Mini Paper Lanterns with printable template | The Craft Train Dec 13, 2013Here are some fun mini paper lanterns kids can make using our printable template. Paper lanterns are a classic craft I remember making – and loving – many times as a child. This time we’ve made them in a miniature size perfect for sitting a little LED candle inside (I would not recommend using real candles for obvious reasons). Make A Paper Lantern: Free Printable Paper Lantern Craft Idea Lights & Lanterns › Printable Paper Lantern Make A Paper Lantern: Free Printable Paper Lantern Craft Idea. Make a paper lantern with free templates: simply print, cut & glue these paper lantern crafts and you're done. The lantern design does away with glued 'back' seams: The elegant closures are the seams, so these lanterns look great from every angle!