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How to Fold Your Own Pocket-Sized Joke Books

Never be without your favorite jokes again. Download, print and fold these fun pocket-sized joke books and you’ll always Be Prepared to laugh.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Printed joke book template (see below)

DOWNLOAD AND PRINT A JOKE BOOK TEMPLATE

Download one of these PDFs and print it on 8.5 x 11-inch paper.

HOW TO MAKE YOUR JOKE BOOK

Here’s how to fold, cut and glue your template to turn it into a pocket-sized joke book.

Step 1: With the printed side of the paper facing down, fold the top half of the paper down over the bottom half.

Step 2: Fold the paper in half horizontally again.

Step 3: Flip the paper over and fold it in half horizontally one more time.

Step 4: Unfold and open the paper.

Step 5: Fold the right half of the paper over the left half.

Step 6: Fold the paper in half vertically again.

Step 7: Flip the paper over and fold it in half vertically one more time.

Step 8: Unfold and open the paper.

Step 9: Make three horizontal cuts as shown in the diagram. Each cut should only extend 3/4 of the way across the paper.

Step 10: Orient the paper so the covers are at the top. Begin folding from the bottom left as shown in the diagram. Add a swipe of glue on the blank side between the folds indicated with the blue arrows.

8 Comments on How to Fold Your Own Pocket-Sized Joke Books

  1. this joke book was great! but my printer is black and white printer.

  2. FUN!!!!

  3. YeeMumsCar // May 17, 2020 at 10:50 am // Reply

    a DIY what is really easy to do

  4. this looks fun

  5. Big boy says he likey

  6. Potato Daddy // May 4, 2020 at 3:29 pm // Reply

    Really fun to do!

  7. DisneyLover123 // May 3, 2020 at 3:33 pm // Reply

    EPIC!

  8. cool! 🙂

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