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Pop-up Basics
The links below are intended to provide background knowledge to in-service teachers taking JMU Course ISAT 501. Sites are not listed in any particular order.

(Adults should ALWAYS preview sites before providing them to children.)

Explore Pop-up Books!
http://wp.robertsabuda.com/explore/
“Explore Pop-up Books - everything from interviews with authors to simple pop-up projects you can make. Just check out the links below!”

Simple Pop-ups You Can Make
http://wp.robertsabuda.com/make-your-own-pop-ups/
 Making pop-ups is easy!  These simple lessons should get you started.

Joan Irvine How to Make a Pop-up!
http://www.makersgallery.com/joanirvine/howto.html

Welcome to Mark Hiner's website about paper engineering and pop-ups.|
http://www.markhiner.co.uk/index.htm
Find samples, history, and information about how pop-up books are made.

Technology Student.com

-Pop-Up Card Mechanisms (1) V-Fold Mechanisms and How an Internal Stand Mechanism Can Be Used
http://www.technologystudent.com/designpro/popup1.htm\
-Pop-Up Card Mechanisms (2)  Rotary Card Mechanisms and Mouth Mechanisms
http://www.technologystudent.com/designpro/popup2.htm
-Pop-Up Card Mechanisms (3)  Parallel Slide Mechanisms

http://www.technologystudent.com/designpro/popup3.htm

Movemania
http://www.euronet.nl/users/aheino/public_html/
Information about moveable books and pop-ups

How a Book is Made –Pop-ups
http://library.thinkquest.org/J001156/makingbooks/em_popup.htm

How to Make a Pull-Tab Book
http://library.thinkquest.org/J001156/makingbooks/pulltab/index.htm

Let’s Make It Pop-up
http://www.popupbooks.com/
Select MAKE IT! dies/patterns for pop-ups that you can print out, copy, and create yourself.

 
   
           
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ACTIVITIES

This is a good place to browse for ideas when you first get started. Use the ideas to help you brainstorm activities that fit the needs of your students.

Activity:  How to Make a Snowman Pop-Up Card
http://www.ehow.com/how_12254_make-snowman-pop.html

Activity: How to Make a Rainbow Pop-Up Card
http://www.ehow.com/how_12256_make-rainbow-pop.html

Activity: How to Make a Pop-Up Valentine
http://www.ehow.com/how_13975_make-pop-valentine.html

Activity:  Paper Dreidels
http://www.kidsdomain.com/craft/dre-card.html

Activity: Pop-up Cage
http://www.mathemagic.org/MathsAndArt/popup1.htm

Flying Pig – Free Downloads
Snap-Up Heart
http://www.flying-pig.com/pages/heart.htm

ScrapbookScrapbook.com
http://www.scrapbookscrapbook.com/greeting-cards.html
Free printable cards: Gingerbread Man Pop-up Card, Easter Pop-up Greeting Card
This is a good place to get a sample card for adults to try out.

ZOOM! PBS Kids!
Pop-Up Cards
http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/do/popupcards.html
Push-Pull Card
http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/do/pushpullcard.html

Making Rosie’s Pop-up Greeting Cards
http://www.rosiehardman.com/tutor.htm

(Adults should ALWAYS preview sites before providing them to children.)

 
           
   


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