# Build a Super-Cool Komodo Paper Toy - Crafting With a Math Twist

We love paper toys at Komodo, and it seems you guys do too. Not only are they fun and creative but there's a math angle too - seeing how a 2D plan folds into a 3D shape. So we've designed two new Komodos for you to build. Welcome, Ballet Komodo and Football Komodo!

## Instructions

We've tried to make the paper toy super easy to build. Our test builders, aged 9 and 7, managed okay - with a little grown up help. The amount of grown up help, of course, depends on age and how "crafty" your child is in cutting and sticking the model.

Here are the instructions:

1. Print the paper-toy in color onto A4/Letter sized stiffish card / paper
2. Cut out the body parts and accessories - making sure you also cut out the many glue flaps
3. Starting with the bigger body parts, fold all flaps first then glue - we found hard glue sticks to be ideal
4. The arms and tail are double-sided - so need to be stuck together
5. We've numbered where to stick the arms, tail and legs

## Meet the Komodo paper-toys:

### Ballet Komodo

Here's the link to the  2 page PDF for Ballet Komodo

### Football Komodo

Here's the link to the  2 page PDF for Ballet Komodo

### & the Original Komodo that started us off

Here's the link to the  2 page PDF for Green Komodo

Check out the Komodo paper toys gallery on our Facebook page and our new Paper Toys board on Pinterest - where we will be adding all our favourite Paper Toy resources (don't forget to follow Komodo on Pinterest - we're adding resources daily).

I'm Ged, Co-founder of Komodo, ex-math teacher and dad. If you have any questions please get in touch.

About KomodoKomodo is a fun and effective way to boost K-5 math skills. Designed for 5 to 11 year olds to use in the home, Komodo uses a little and often approach to learning math (15 minutes, 3 to 5 times per week) that fits into the busy routine. Komodo users develop fluency and confidence in math - without keeping kids at the screen for long.

Find out more about Komodo and how it helps thousands of children each year do better at math - you can even try Komodo for free.

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