10 Simple Card Making Ideas For Kids

Card Making Ideas For Kids

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Are you planning to introduce some new craft ideas to your kid? Are you looking for new ideas to help your kid make fun and interesting cards? This post has you covered. Read on and learn about ten fun and interesting ways to keep your kids busy and make for some nice presents for friends and family.

Listed here are some inspired simple techniques for card making for kids.

1. Simple Pop Up Card:

You Need:

  • Card paper or any other heavy paper as base
  • Construction paper in different colors
  • White glue
  • A pair of scissors
  • Crayons and colored pens
  • Plain white paper

How To:

  1. Cut the card paper depending on the size of card you want.
  1. Fold it in half and make two one-inch long parallel slits on the other side of the fold. The slits should be one inch apart.
  1. Now fold the cutout portion towards the card to make a strong crease.
  1. Open the card and place the paper cutout inside. The fold should open up like a box inside the card.
  1. Now cut out a piece of colored paper but make sure it
    is bigger than the size of the card paper you made earlier.
  1. Place the card paper with the pop-up slit on top of the construction paper. Make sure you place it on the inside of the card facing up. Glue it firmly to the construction paper, but make sure you do not glue the pop-up section.
  1. Fold the cards together and make a strong crease.
  1. Now ask your kid to make a design on the plain white paper that will later become the pop-up image.
  1. Once your kid has colored the design, help him cut the paper out. Next, glue it on the pop-up section inside the card. The best ideas for card making for kids are given here.

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2. Pressed Flower Card:

You Need:

  • Colored card paper
  • Glue
  • Green colored paper
  • Pair of scissors

How To:

  1. Ask your kid to cut out a strip from the green paper and make multiple slits using scissors. Paste this at the bottom of the card paper to make the grass.
  1. Use dried flowers as the main feature of the card. Make sure the flowers have completely lost their moisture. Help glue these on the front of the card to make a beautiful flower card.

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3. Stick-It Card:

You Need:

  • Card paper in color of choice
  • Sticky notes
  • Colored pens
  • Any embellishment
  • Glue

How To:

  1. Ask your kid to write out cute messages on different colored sticky notes.
  1. Help him glue the embellishment to the center of the front part of the card.
  1. Ask him to stick the sticky notes on the front to make a beautiful colorful message card. The card making ideas for kids are wonderful.

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4. Leftover Scrapbook Card:

You Need:

  • Leftover decorating material from scrapbook
  • Buttons and ribbons
  • Glue
  • Colored card paper
  • Colored pens
  • Pair of scissors

How To:

  1. Help your kid cut out leftover material from the scrapbook. Use a different colored material for a layered effect and glue them on top of each other.
  1. Glue this to the front of the card paper.
  1. Add decorations using old buttons and ribbons.
  1. Let your kid write a unique message on the top in a scrapbook style.

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