Create your very own Loch Ness Monster or Nessie, a creature of Scottish of Folklore.


  • Paper in any color you want your loch ness monster to be
  • Scissors
  • Blue paper for water (optional)


1: Create a square with your paper by folding and edge and cutting off the extra

2. Fold one point to line up with your middle crease

3. Fold the other side to line up with your middle crease

4. Fold the points again to line up with the middle crease on both sides

5. Fold up the bottom edge

6. Fold in half

7. Fold the top point and cut off some of the point to make a head shape. This is your first piece 

8. Take another piece of paper and make it into a square 

9. Fold your square in half to make a rectangle

10. Cut your rectangle into a trapezoid shape with the fold on top

11. Cut a smaller trapezoid out of the middle leaving the sides about the same size as the body of your first piece from step 7

12. Using your leftover paper from cutting make a folded triangle for the tail

13. Put all of your pieces together standing up 

14. Optionally add blue water underneath as Loch Ness

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Congratulations on completing your pop-up Loch Ness Monster. What color did you make Nessie? Would you travel to Loch Ness in Scotland to try to find her?