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 greeting card making for kids.

1. Simple Pop Up Card:

Simple Pop Up Card

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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:

Pressed Flower Card

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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:

Leftover Scrapbook Card

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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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5. The Safety Pin Card:

You Need:

  • A bunch of safety pins in the same size and design
  • Any decorative button that can serve as a center embellishment
  • Glue
  • Small beads that can fit through the safety pins
  • Colored Card paper
  • Colored pens

How To:

  1. Insert some beads inside each safety pin.
  1. Glue the safety pins on the top of the card paper to make a flower shape. The safety pins will be the petals.
  1. Glue the button in the center to hide the glue marks.
  1. Write a cute message with the colored pens.

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6. Pieces Of Ribbon Card:

Pieces Of Ribbon Card

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You Need:

  • Card paper in the color of choice
  • Old ribbons in different colors
  • Pair of scissors
  • Glue
  • Colored pens and decorative items

How To:

  1. Cut up the pieces of old ribbons and glue on top of the card paper to make a flower shape.
  1. Use the decorative items to add a distinct touch to your design.
  1. Write a message with the colored pens.

7. Leaves Card:

Leaves Card

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You Need:

  • Old dried leaves
  • Card paper in color of choice
  • Glue
  • Colored pens

How To:

  1. Paste the dried leaves on top of the card paper to make beautiful leaves patterns.
  1. Use the colored pens to write a message on top.

8. Textured Card:

You Need:

  • Textured card paper in different colors
  • Card paper in color of choice to use as base
  • A pair of scissors
  • Glue
  • Colored pens

How To:

  1. Cut out same sized squares from the different colored textured card papers.
  1. Glue these on the top of the base card paper to make a color block design.
  1. Add a message using the colored pens.

9. Thumb Print Card:

Thumb Print Card

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You Need:

  • Poster colors of choice
  • A plate to use the colors
  • Card paper in choice of color
  • Colored pens

How To:

  1. Help take out different poster colors on the plate. Make sure they do not mix with each other.
  1. Let your kid dip his thumb in the colors one by one and make some colorful patterns on the front of the card.
  1. Once it is dry, help write a message using the colored pens.

10. Paper Bag Card:

You Need:

  • Any old paper bag with a fun design on it
  • Card paper of choice but make sure it is bigger in size than the design on the paper bag
  • A pair of scissors
  • Glue

How To:

  1. Cut out the design from the old paper bag and glue it on the front of the card paper.

Remember to supervise your kids if they need to work with scissors or other sharp tools. The card making ideas for children are so innovative and dun to try out.

These simple card designs are easy to make and quite interesting for your kid. Tell us which ones did you and your kid make? Leave a comment below.

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