Make a Simple Pop-Up Card - Simple STEAM for ANY design -bonus origami worksheet

Red Ted Art
Grade Levels
1st - 6th
Formats Included
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3 pages
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Making a pop-up card is always fun. This worksheet, shows you how to make a super simple pop-up mechanism. Once students have learnt the basic methodology, the mechanism can be applied to any design!

This pop-up card worksheet as endless design opportunities and can be combined with:

· Origami (as an example the bunny origami shown in image – this has been included as a “bonus” for this download)

· A student’s drawing on light card

· A photograph or magazine cut out (stuck to some card)

· Fun seasonal puns for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Easter or Birthdays

NOTE: this is also included in our Year of the Rabbit Origami download. Please do not purchase twice!

3 Page Download includes:

* 1 Lesson plan overview

* 1 Worksheet of how to make a pop-up up card and dimensions to needed to be considered

* 1 BONUS: Bunny Origami worksheet - but ANY origami project can be used as mentioned above


· Develop fine motor skills & accuracy

· Reading skills & following instructions

· Looking at symmetry & shapes (when including an origami project)

· Simple STEAM – looking at the mechanics/ logic behind this pop up


· Paper in the desired colors (for origami 6 x 6 inches) or light card for own drawings

· Card Stock or collage paper (6 x 9 inch cards folded in half) if making cards

· Paper scraps for decorating the final card

· Pens/ markers/ crayons etc

· Scissors

· Glue stick

Check out all our Easy Pop Up Card Projects - a super fun and simple STEAM project idea!

Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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