Pop-up Book technique: Lift the Flap

What's inside your treasure chest? Who's knocking at your door? What will you see when you open your book cover? Easy to make and easy to operate, a flap is a wonderful way of concealing something. Lift the flap and something else is revealed!

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Lift the Flap

You will need...

  • Pencil
  • Rubber
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pen
  • A4 card

Step 1

Decide what you flap will be

Door? Window? Lid of a box?

And draw it

Step 2

Sketch out your idea

Step 3

Add a 1cm tab to the edge of the flap

Top Tip
Try recycling cards, cereal packets & envelopes

Cut the flap out
And fold it

Step 4

Draw round the flap on your base card

Step 5

Draw all your pictures

Step 6

Glue flap

Step 7

Finish all your drawings

Have fun!

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