Easy Panda Pop Up Card


Time for a Panda Pop Up Card. I haven’t made a DIY Pop Up Card Project in a while!! It was the eve of my daughter’s birthday and I need a birthday card in a (semi) hurry. So I put my money where my mouth is and made one (like I am always telling YOU to do! Ha!). Though stricyly speaking my daughter was NOT having a Panda themed party, it kind of ended up having a panda themed party, as we had a fabulous Pandacorn Cake prepared and also decorated some white balloons in “Panda”! So I thought a quick Panda Pop Up card would be fun!

Now I made this card at around 10:30pm (yes it was last minute), so I don’t have the exact step by step process photos like I normally do – boo me! However, it is made EXACTLY the same as our Easy Emoji Pop Up Card – with of course the decorating details being different. But just as easy. I will talk you through these below!


How to make a Panda Pop Up Card - Panda Party Ideas

To make your Panda Pop Up Cards you will need:

  • A5 Card stock folded in half or an A6 ready craft card – I used purple (get great coloured cards here – USUK (aff link)
  • White paper
  • Contrasting “background paper” (I used green)
  • Bits of black paper for decorating
  • Black pen
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

How to make an Panda Pop Up Card:

Watch our fabulous Pop Up emoji card video here.. I made the panda’s head slightly more oval.

The main Panda Pop Up Cards differences are:

You will need the following shapes:

  • two panda eyes (a bit like fat tears)
  • white circles with a black dot for the centre
  • a black nose
  • two panda ears

Assembly of your panda pop up card

How to make a Panda Pop Up Card - Panda Party Ideas

Assemble the card as per the emoji video – but leave the decorating until last. Make sure you have a white pop up oval.

Add the panda eyes and nose.

Add rosy cheeks to your panda (if you wish!).

How to make a Panda Pop Up Card - Panda Party Ideas

For the ears: you will need to position them on the side of the panda’s face – half pop up, half stuck down to the card. They will need an extra fold.


How to make a Panda Pop Up Card - Panda Party Ideas

Enjoy your Panda Pop Up card!!!!

How to make a Panda Pop Up Card - Panda Party Ideas

And to go with our Panda Party theme… here are our balloons. I could have stuck some black paper ears on.. but wasn’t sure yet if the kids wanted to play with them at the party.. so decided to leave them off!

More amazing Pop Up Card Projects for you here:

Other panda craft ideas:

Panda Mini Notebooks

Panda Corner Bookmarks

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Panda Origami

Panda Quilling project