Dies to Make Pop-ups
Extreme Cards and Papercrafting
I showed the animals on Paper Box World to my daughter, who was instantly smitten. My first thought was, "Hmmm, cute, but can I make them fold flat?" Absolutely! You just need a couple cuts, a couple folds, and the paper hook and rubber band mechanism from Mark Hiner's book, Up-Pops: Paper Engineering With Elastic Bands How to make a fold flat cube cat Download, print, score, and cut out the cat from Paper Box World. Score and crease two diagonal lines on the cat model where shown by red lines. Lightly pencil two diagonal cut lines as shown by black lines. Start assembling the cat Glue the tab of the square with tail attached to the head square. Allow to dry briefly, then cut on the diagonal penciled line. Glue the tab of the bottom square (the square with the Paper Box World label on it) to square on the right of the head. Allow to dry briefly, then cut on the diagonal penciled line. Construct and attach hooks Download and print the rubber band hooks. Score and crease the red fold lines.