research paper links You can always go out and buy a birthday card for someone from the grocery store, but have you ever tried making a home made one? And when I say a home made one, I don’t mean a peice of construction paper folded in half with a quick picture scribbled on front and “Happy Birthday” written sloppily inside. I mean something you put some effort into. In this instructable, I will show you how to make a very nice little pop up birthday card.


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1 sheet of white typing paper
1 sheet of colored card stock
Markers, or something else you can color with
Glue stick

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First you need to fold your sheet of typing paper in half the short way. Try to be as exact as possible. If you get a little off, its okay.
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Draw half of a bird right up against the fold with your pencil. Make sure that at the tip of the wing you stop, skip a little space and then draw the rest of his wing and his tail. This step is a little confusing but the picture helps. Sorry that it is a bit blurry.
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Now starting at the place where the birds beak meets the fold in the paper, cut along the bird shape you just made, up to the place on the wing were you stopped drawing.
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Next, starting at the place where the tail meets the fold in the paper, cut along the line to the place where you started drawing again.
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You need to use your finger and push the bird inside the card. Then, you need to fold the bird in the way opposite of the fold.
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Now carefully color the bird.
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You’re almost finished! Go into WordPad and type a sweet but short message, a short poem would be perfect. You should then change the size to 12 or 14 and choose a cute font. Next, print it out, cut it out and glue stick it into the inside of the birds beak.
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Now put glue all over the outside of the card , fold the cardstock in half and stick colored cardstock on the white bird card. Finally, decorate the front of the cardstock. Finished! When you open and close the card the bird will seem to flap its wings.

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1 – Click here to get the image. (Or you can click on the image at right.) Right click on the image and select “View Image” (for Macs, CTRL click and click “Open Image in New Window”). From there, print out the image on a heavyweight paper, like cardstock or construction paper.


2 – Click the image on the right to enlarge. Right click or CTRL click again to see the image in a separate window, and from there print out the pop-up pieces for the cake on another sheet of heavy paper.


3 – Press along the dotted line. Do this on the center of the card with the rounded end of a paper clip (or a ballpoint pen that has run out of ink). Use a ruler as a guide. Go all the way from the top to the bottom of the card.


how to write research paper about a famous person 4 – Repeat along the dotted lines of all the pop-up pieces.


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8 – Fold the two sides of the candle piece. Fold away from you, along the center dotted line.


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how to format a high school research paper 14 – Fold the two sides away from you along the center, creased line.


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24 – Wait until after the glue has dried and test the pop-up by slowly opening and closing the card. You may need to help the candles fold down for this first time.


25 – Apply glue to the remaining left glue area on the card.


26 – Apply glue to the remaining right area.


27 – Line up the cake with the glue areas on the card. Press the tabs into the glue. Make sure that the center crease line matches the center dotted line on the card. Let the glue dry for 2 or 3 minutes.


28 – Slowly close the card after the glue is dry. You might have to help the cake fold in the first time. Open and close the card a few times to test the pop-up.












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