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Easy Christmas Card For Kids To Make

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A super cute little Christmas Card For Kids To Make – with a little detachable star ornament for the Christmas tree.

We’ve teamed up with The Mad House to join in the Kid Made Christmas Card Series and after rummaging through the craft box and working out just what we could sprinkle with ‘THE’ most glitter we came up with this super cute and easy Christmas card with little detachable star Christmas tree ornament.

It’s a really easy Christmas card to make, so it’s suitable for making with really young children, you’ll just need to help them out a little with the scissors.

Christmas card for kids to make - a white and silver star with ribbon loop on a dark blue glittery card background - text overlay reads "Christmas card craft for kids with little detachable tree ornament - daisiesandpi.eo.uk"

What You Need To Make The Christmas Card

items needed for kids christmas card craft - two bottles of paint in blue and black, brown cardboard sheets, paintbrush, star template, glitter card, silver glitter and white glitter, silver ribbon and pair of scissors
  • black, blue and white paint
  • cardboard to make your card – scrap cardboard or proper greetings card making card are fine.
  • cardboard for the star
  • glitter – blue and silver
  • star shape stencil (you could use a gift tag or cookie cutter to draw around)
  • ribbon
  • silver paper or tinfoil
  • paintbrush
  • scissors
  • pencil

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How To Make The Christmas Card For Kids

  • Firstly fold the card in half to form your Christmas card
  • Next mix up a dark blue coloured paint using the blue and black – you’re aiming for a night sky type of a colour. Then paint the card front and sprinkle with glitter whilst the paint is still wet.
piece of folded card painted black with blue and silver glitter sprinkled on it

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  • Then draw around the star shape on the piece of card and cut it out, make a small hole for the ribbon at the top. Paint the star white and whilst it’s still wet sprinkle on the glitter.
  • Once the star has dried stick on a little silver face with eyes and mouth.
cardboard star painted white and sprinkled with silver glitter. Star has little silver eyes and mouth
  • Next thread ribbon through the top of the star and tie in a loop (this will hang the star onto the tree)
  • Help your little one to write a little Christmassy message on the back of the star.
  • Then cut a slit in the top of the card and slot the ribbon in, this just holds the sparkly star in place on the Christmas card.

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homemade kids Christmas card - card back painted black and blue with glitter sprinkled on and a white glittery star with silver face hung from the card on a loop of silver ribbon

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Finally you might also just love to check out these super cute origami Santa Christmas cards from Castle View Academy.

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Christmas Card For Kids To Make

homemade christmas card - dark blue glittery card back with a little silver and white sparkly star hung onto the front with a silver ribbon

Super cute Christmas card for kids to make with detachable Christmas Tree ornament

Prep Time 10 minutes
Active Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • Black paint
  • Blue paint
  • White paint
  • Cardboard for the card
  • Cardboard for the star
  • Glitter - blue and silver
  • Ribbon
  • Silver paper

Tools

  • Paintbrushes
  • Scissors
  • Star stencil
  • Pencil

Instructions

  1. Firstly fold the card in half to form your Christmas card
  2. Next mix up a dark blue coloured paint using the blue and black – you’re aiming for a night sky type of a colour. Then paint the card front and sprinkle with glitter whilst the paint is still wet.
  3. Then draw around the star shape on the piece of card and cut it out, make a small hole for the ribbon at the top. Paint the star white and whilst it’s still wet sprinkle on the glitter.
  4. Once the star has dried stick on a little silver face with eyes and mouth.
  5. Next thread ribbon through the top of the star and tie in a loop (this will hang the star onto the tree)
  6. Help your little one to write a little Christmassy message on the back of the star.
  7. Then cut a slit in the top of the card and slot the ribbon in, this just holds the sparkly star in place on the Christmas card.

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