Pop Up Rabbit
Heavyweight paper or card stock
Glue sticks or glue dots
Print out both pages from the template onto heavy paper, such as card stock or construction paper.
Using a ruler as a guide, take the rounded end of a paper clip (or a ballpoint pen that has run out of ink) and press along the dotted lines of the rabbit piece. Do the same thing along the dotted line of the card.
Carefully cut out the card following the solid, black lines.
Carefully cut out the rabbit following the solid, black lines.
Fold the rabbit in half along the center dotted line and crease.
Apply a small amount of white glue at the area marked “Glue Here.”
Bring the left leg forward, along its fold, and press into the glue. Let dry.
Take a hold of the rabbit’s tail and fold it over along its dotted line.
Open the tail back out again to its original position
Take a hold of the rabbit’s paws and fold them over along their dotted line.
Open the paws back out again to their original position. Set the rabbit aside.
Take the card and fold along the center dotted line creasing it until it is completely folded in half. Open the card again.
Apply a small amount of glue to the areas marked “Glue Here.”
Match up the rabbit’s tail and paws over the glue areas.
Press the rabbit onto the glue areas press firmly. Let dry!
When the glue is dried, slowly begin to close the card.
Your White Rabbit is finished!
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Robert works in his studio in New York City that he shares with his partner, children's book creator Matthew Reinhart. When asked about his work, Robert says, "We love making books. It's hard work but the best part is not having to worry about making a mess. When being an artist is your job, you can make as many messes as you want to!"
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