Make Colorful Geckos

Making a brightly colored gecko can be fun from the get-go!

What You Need

  • lightweight cardboard (such as a file folder or the inside of an empty cereal box)
  • assorted craft paints or crayons

What You Do

  • STEP 1: Cut Out The Gecko

    Download the gecko pattern here. Glue the pattern to the sheet of cardboard. Cut out the gecko shape.

    gecko pattern

  • STEP 2: Decorate The Gecko

    Use craft paint or crayons to decorate the top of the gecko with colorful designs.

    yellow gecko

  • STEP 3: Make It Stick!

    If you want to hang your gecko on a window or refrigerator, glue small suction cups or magnets onto its tummy.

    green gecko craft