Paper Circuit Cards

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Have students build a simple circuit with copper tape, a coin cell battery, and an LED. This template can be extended to any number of other activities involving Paper Engineering with pop-ups or any other craft / art activity.

Check out the works of Robert Sabuda or Carol Barton for other ideas around making pop-ups.

The first step of the paper circuit instructions.


  • Author: Brian Huang
  • Date Posted: March 1, 2014
  • Last Updated: July 16, 2017
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