Happy Spring Pop-Up Cards

Celebrate spring and surprise a friend with these printable, pop-up cards!

Download the printable used in the project here.

  1. Ages: 3 - 11

  2. <30 minutes

  3. A little messy

  4. Grownup needed

Materials you'll need

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Cut on the dotted lines. Then fold on the fold lines to make two cards. Cut on the dotted lines on the card (from the folded edge) to create a pop-up strip. Fold the strip over toward the card opening. Crease.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Open the card and push the pop-up strip up. Close the card, so that the strip is tucked inside the card.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Glue the other folded card over the outside of the card with the pop-up strip.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    Color and cut out the picture (birds, flowers, or heart) you would like to attach to your pop-up card. Use glue or double-sided tape to attach the picture to the pop-up strip. Then fold the card to make your shape pop up!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

  • Done!

    Decorate the front and inside of the card. Don't forget to write a special message for your friend inside!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 5

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