For this DIY Pop-Up you will need:
- Cardstock or heavy construction paper
- Paper clip, or ballpoint pen that has run out of ink, or a knitting needle
- Crayons, colored pencils, markers
1 Download the PDF templates and print out at 100% size (no scaling) on a heavy paper, such as cardstock.
2 Color all of your pieces with crayons or markers before scoring and cutting.
3 Using a ruler and a knitting needle, or a paper clip’s rounded edge, or a pen that has run out of ink, score all of the dotted lines.
4 Next carefully cut out all of the pieces along the solid black lines.
5 Take the card piece, and fold in half towards you. Unfold and set aside.
6 Take the big piece that has tabs A and B. Fold Tab B towards you. Unfold.
7 Next fold Tab A towards you. Unfold.
8 Now fold the piece away from you, along the middle line. Unfold.
9 Next fold the “Glue E Here” tab towards you. Unfold and set aside.
10 Take the small piece that has Tab C. Fold the tab towards you. Unfold.
11 Take the “Glue D Here” tab and fold it away from you. Unfold and set aside.
12 Now take the card piece and put a small amount of glue on the “Glue A Here” area.
13 Pick up the big piece with tabs A and B. Line up Tab A with “Glue A Here” area.
14 Once lined up, press the tab firmly down and let dry.
15 Next lift up Tab B and put glue on the “Glue B Here” area.
16 Place Tab B on the “Glue B Here” area. Make sure that this piece lays flat on the card piece. Press firmly and let dry.
17 Put glue on “Glue C Here” area.
18 Take the small piece with Tab C. Line up Tab C with the “Glue C Here” area.
19 Press firmly and let dry.
20 The tab that says “Glue E Here” should be folded towards you, so the glue goes on the UNDERSIDE of the tab. Put a small amount of glue on this tab.
21 Put glue on “Glue D Here” tab.
22 Take Anakin’s podracer piece and line the back with the “Glue E Here” tab and the front with the “Glue D Here” tab. Press firmly and let dry.
23 Slowly close the card, making sure Anakin moves towards you as you close.
24 You’ve now finished your card and now you can finish Anakin’s race!