Paper or Metal Hippopotamus

In this project, you will make a stand-up hippo. You can make it out of paper, card stock, or thin sheet metal.

This project is rated: EASY

Materials needed:
  • Computer paper or card stock or thin sheet metal
  • Crayons or colored pencils or paint

Project Instructions

  1. Print the pattern at right on paper or card stock.
  2. Color the hippo to suit yourself.
  3. Cut out your hippo.
  4. Fold the hippo along its back.

You now have a stand-up hippo!

Optional methods
  • You can use the printed image to copy the hippo onto sheet metal.
  • You can download the pattern and use an image editor application to enlarge or color the pattern.
Stand-up Hippo
Stand-up Hippo pattern
Tags: animals
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