FAQs

Still not sure? Here’s everything you need to know about Zatchu Punch!


What is it?
Zatchu Punch is punch-out paper toys that you put together.

What do you do with it?
You can read the printed instructions (included), or you can watch the video on the website, or you can just treat it as a puzzle (with or without the final image). When it’s done, you can put it on your mantel or you can feature it in a Godzilla movie where you stomp on it and toss it in the recycle bin.

How and where is it made?
The kits are designed in San Francisco, tested on extremely picky San Francisco focus groups, and made in Oakland of 100% post-consumer recycled materials.

Who is it for?
Zatchu Punch is for people who like making stuff together. Parents and their kids; co-workers in need of a diversion; design thinkers who like to take a few minutes to see something beautiful come together. If you show up with Zatchu Punch then your welcome is assured. ‘Tweens and teens can do it on their own; younger children often like to put it together with a parent or family friend. Travelers and tourists take it home to make as a keepsake. It makes a great gift when doing something together is the goal.

Why did you make Zatchu Punch?
Young minds develop fastest when they solve problems while having fun.

  • Zatchu Punch exercises spatial and critical thinking: how does this fit together? Which shapes are strongest? How does this two-dimensional thing become three-dimensional?
  • Zatchu Punch promotes doing rather than having. It’s something you do because you like the process of putting it together.The activity brings an adult and a child closer together. It satisfies your mutual desire to do something for the child that’s healthy, stimulating and sustainable.
  • Zatchu Punch is clean and green! It’s born in the recycle bin and goes right back into the recycle bin when you’re done.