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6 DIY Holiday Greeting Card Projects For Kids

Posted By Desmond Williams On December 2, 2013 @ 3:35 pm In art,craft,diy kids crafts,eco play,education,green family,green gifts,green kids,green party,how-to,kid friendly | No Comments

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1. DIY FINGERPRINT CARDS – NO INSTRUCTIONS NECESSARY – Paint on the Ceiling [5]

Materials:
• Card stock
• Non-toxic ink pad (or non-toxic washable markers)
• Pencils, crayons, paint

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2. DIY OKRA STAMP CARDS – INSTRUCTIONS [7] – Paint Cut Paste

• Materials:
• Okra*
• Card stock
• Paint
• Pencils, crayons, paint
(*recipe for fried okra [8])

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3. DIY SEED PAPER CARDS – INSTRUCTIONS [10] – Gracious Rain

Materials:
• 6-12 wide craft sticks–think tongue depressors
• Craft glue
• 1 or 2 pieces of mesh or screen about 6″x6″
• Electrical tape
• 4-6 sheets of used paper (construction paper, art paper, newspaper or junk mail)
• Small flower seeds
• Hemp twine (optional)
• Ground cinnamon (optional)
• Dried petals (optional)

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4. DIY PAINT CHIP ANIMAL CARDS – INSTRUCTIONS [12] – Handmade Charlotte

Materials:
• You will need an assort­ment of fun and col­or­ful paint chips. These need to be the larger size paint chips show­cas­ing only one color.
• Print­able tem­plates (down­load here [13])
• Craft scis­sors
• A pen or pen­cil for trac­ing tem­plate onto paint chips

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5. DIY HAND EMBROIDERED CARDS – INSTRUCTIONS [15] – Flax & Twine

Materials:
• Heavy card stock (cereal boxes work)
• Embroidery needle
• Embroidery thread
• Scissors

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6. DIY 3D GEOMETRIC CARDS – INSTRUCTIONS [17] – Meg Allan Cole

• Colored paper
• Exacto knife
• Self-healing mat
• Scoring tool
• Pyramid templates (download here [18])
• Glue


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[5] Paint on the Ceiling: http://paintontheceiling.blogspot.com/2011/12/merry-christmas.html

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[7] INSTRUCTIONS: http://paintcutpaste.com/okra-stamping/

[8] recipe for fried okra: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/paula-deen/fried-okra-recipe/index.html

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[10] INSTRUCTIONS: http://www.graciousrain.com/2010/04/27/seed-paper-tutorial/

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[12] INSTRUCTIONS: http://www.handmadecharlotte.com/diy-paint-chip-animal-friends/

[13] down­load here: http://media3.handmadecharlotte.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/HandmadeCharlotteAnimalsTemplate.pdf

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[15] INSTRUCTIONS: http://www.flaxandtwine.com/2012/01/hand-embroidered-note-cards-for-kids-to.html

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[17] INSTRUCTIONS: http://blog.makezine.com/craft/diy_3d_geometric_sculpture/?parent=CraftPodcast

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