Makedo Olympic Medal & Trophy

Introduction: Makedo Olympic Medal & Trophy

About: Makedo is a simple to use, open-ended system of tools for creative cardboard construction. Build imaginative and useful creations from upcycled (repurposed) everyday cardboard. Makedo comes to life in collab...

Do you feel the Olympic spirit? Here is a great way to make your own medals and trophies so you can stage an Olympic medal ceremony at home.
We’ve used bottle caps, yogurt tubs, disposable dishes and foil baking cups along with Makedo parts available at

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Step 1: Punch

To make your Olympic Gold Medal, source bottle caps, foil trays and ribbon. Use the point end of the Makedo Safe-saw and punch a hole in the center of all your materials.

Step 2: Connect

Layer the materials on top of one another and connect them together using a Makedo Re-clip.

Step 3: String

Finally, tie the ribbon to the end of the Makedo Re-clip, ensuring the backing is secure.

Step 4: Punch

To make the Trophy, use point end of the Makedo Safe-saw and punch a hole in the center of all your materials as you did with the Medal.

Step 5: Layer & Connect

Layer your materials on top of one another. Begin with the yogurt tub face-down on the bottom, and then stack plates, trays and finish with a bowl on the top. Connect the materials together using a Makedo Re-clip.

Step 6: Handles

To make the handles for your Trophy, punch holes on either side of the bowl. Connect bottle caps to the holes using Makedo Re-clips.

Step 7: Complete

Your creation is now complete! Accessorize with a foil number one plate on your Medal and Trophy to complete its look. We would love to see your team spirit creations during the Olympic hype, so remember to share them with us at and go for gold.

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