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51 Christmas DIY Card Ideas for Kids

By on November 23, 2015 in Activities for Kids, For You with 0 Comments

For this year’s Christmas, encourage your children to take up crafting Christmas greeting cards that can be sent to your relatives living far from your place. And, making greeting cards can be so much fun too.

51 Christmas DIY Card Idea for kids

Cute Christmas Tree DIY Card 

Here’s a simple and cute Christmas tree card. For this, you’ll need blank white cards on which a Christmas tree is drawn and the message or the greeting can be written inside.

Christmas tree greeting card

Christmas tree greeting card

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Christmas Card with Ornaments

For this card, you’ll need a blank card and then stick ornaments such as bright colored coat buttons on it and write your greetings.

Christmas tree card Ornaments

Christmas tree card Ornaments

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Christmas Card with Button Ornaments

To make this card, you’ll need a blank greeting card along with green color pieces of paper and few coat or shirt buttons as ornaments on the Christmas tree.

Christmas tree Button Ornaments

Christmas tree Button Ornaments

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Christmas Reindeer Craft

For this card craft, you’ll be needing a blank card, as usual and some foam sheet cut-out of reindeer with googly eyes. It also needs snow flake cut outs.

Foam Reindeer Craft Card

Foam Reindeer Craft Card

Source: Women World Blog

Thumb Print Reindeer Card

For this craft, you’ll need to put in thumb prints of different sizes. These can roughly act as reindeer heads, followed by your Christmas and seasons greetings.

Thumb Print Reindeer Card

Thumb Print Reindeer Card

Source: Women World Blog

Santa Card Craft

Make a greeting card with Santa Claus made from different cut out pieces from colored cards, mostly red, white and pink.

Santa Card Craft

Santa Card Craft

Source: Women World Blog

Easy-To-Make 3D Cards

We tend to think that 3D cards are complicated to make. But, if you look at this card closely, its rather easy to make. You’ll be needing two cards. Place one card on top of the other and just where the card bends, make some cuttings and pull them out carefully. And you have your 3D cards ready.

3D Greeting Cards

3D Christmas Cards

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Finger Print Candy Cane Card

For this greeting card, your child can finger paint the card. Take a card and draw a faint outline of a candy cane. Now, ask your kid to finger print the colors red and white alternatively.

Finger Print Candy Cane Card

Finger Print Candy Cane Card

Source: Brisbane Kids

Hand Print Christmas Tree Card

This card craft also requires your kid to hand print Christmas tree on to a card. After the palm print is ready, you can decorate the card with buttons and glittering stars or glittering stones and make it colorful.

Hand Print Chirstmas Tree Card

Hand Print Christmas Tree Card

Source: Brisbane Kids

Snowman Card Craft

For this craft, you’ll need a red colored blank card along with white sheet foam or white card material. Cut out the shape of snowman and stick it on to the red color card.

Snowman Card Craft

Snowman Card Craft

Source: My Kid Craft

Foot Print Snowman Card

For this card, you can ask your kid to put his or her foot print onto the card and give it a shape of a snowman.

Foot Print Snowman Card

Foot Print Snowman Card

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Star-studded Christmas Tree Card

For this craft, you’ll need a blank card along with a Christmas tree design glued onto the card. Now, stick some glittering stars on the card and your message inside the card.

Star-Studded Christmas Tree

Star-Studded Christmas Tree

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Coat Buttons Wreath Card

This craft is about making a greeting card with coat buttons glued as wreath.

Coat Buttons Wreath Card

Coat Buttons Wreath Card

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Coat Buttons Christmas Tree Card

This card craft is about making a greeting card with coat buttons as Christmas tree.

Coat Buttons Christmas Tree

Coat Buttons Christmas Tree

Source: Urban Grains

Hand Print Santa Card

With a toddler at home, you can encourage him or her to do this craft. After hand printing on a card, you can help in making it look it Santa Claus with additional colors and googly eyes.

Hand Print Santa Claus

Hand Print Santa Claus

Source: My Shaeneol Blogspot

Funny Snowman Card

We’ve all seen snowman as a serious character. But, this card has a snowman who’s funny and fun loving.

Funny Snowman Card

Funny Snowman Card

Source: Love It So Much

Bow Tie Christmas Tree Card

Here’s one way of making a Christmas greeting card with bow ties. You’ll need bow ties that are too small, small, medium and large sized ones.

Bow Tie Card

Bow Tie Card

Source: Meowchie’s Hideout

Silky Ribbon Christmas Tree Card

For this card craft, you’ll need long ribbon strips, a stick and a star. Glue the stick to the card and around it glue the ribbon in such a way that it appears like Christmas tree.

Ribbon Christmas Tree Card

Ribbon Christmas Tree Card

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Christmas Ornaments Card

For this card, you’ll need a twig from Christmas tree and few coat buttons. Glue the twig on a card and then stick the buttons at various places just below the twig.

Christmas Tree Ornaments

Christmas Tree Ornaments

Source: Meowchie’s Hideout

Santa Claus Dress Card

You can make a card with Santa Claus’ dress glued on the card. For this, you can make Santa Claus’ dress out of paper or foam.

Santa Claus Dress Card

Santa Claus Dress Card

Source: Design Bolts

Funny Snowman

These greeting cards have some funny looking snowman with Mickey Mouse like ears. Make them and those receive these cards will also be very happy.

Mickey Mouse Like Snowman

Mickey Mouse Like Snowman

Source: Original Home

Cute Penguin Shaped Card

You can also signify Christmas by making a card that is cut out roughly in the shape of a penguin.

Penguin Shaped Card

Penguin Shaped Card

Source: Free Art Wallpapers

Card With Santa’s Face

You can also think about making a card with Santa’s face on it. For the face, you’ll need white beard where either cotton or a fluffy fabric can be used. For the hat, you can use a red color fabric and stick on to the card.

Card With Santa's Face

Card With Santa’s Face

Source: Art And Craft

Christmas Tree Card with Green Buttons

If you have green colored buttons lying at home, you can use them to make a Christmas tree card. All you need to do is to glue the buttons on to the card in the shape of Christmas tree and its done.

Christmas tree with Green Buttons

Christmas tree with Green Buttons

Source: Meowchie’s Hideout

Another Santa Face Card

Here’s another way of making a Santa’s face on a card. For this, you’ll have to draw and cut out individual pieces such as the nose, moustache, mouth, the cap, etc and stick them onto a card.

Another Santa Face Card

Another Santa Face Card

Source: Meowchie’s Hideout

Jingle Bells Card

Here’s a card with jingle bells on it. For this, you’ll need a blank card and a jingle bell cut out glued to it.

Jingle Bells Card

Jingle Bells Card

Source: Meowchie’s Hideout

Wreath Card with Christmas Tree Twig

You can also think of making a card with Christmas tree twigs glued as wreath onto a card.

Christmas Tree Leaves Wreath

Christmas Tree Leaves Wreath

Source: Meowchie’s Hideout

Another Bow Tie Christmas Tree Card

For this card craft, you’ll need a blank card and some gift wrap ribbon pieces tied as bow ties and stick them on to the card in Christmas tree shape.

Card with Bow Tie Christmas Tree

Card with Bow Tie Christmas Tree

Source: Meowchie’s Hideout

Snowman and Candy Cane Cards

For this craft, you’ll just some recycled cardboard sheets and glue them with snowman and candy cane designs or cut outs.

Recycled Paper Snowman and Candy Cane

Recycled Paper Snowman and Candy Cane

Source: Bugs And Fishes Blogspot

Christmas Tree Leaves Decorated Card

Here’s a card design that is simple and yet it conveys the message instantaneously. For this card, you’ll need a gift wrap ribbon, some Christmas tree leaves and a cute little bird cut-out. Glue them on to the card and send it to your loved ones.

Christmas Tree Leaves Card

Christmas Tree Leaves Card

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Paper Roll Snowman Card

For this craft, you’ll need white paper strips that can be rolled into spirals and glued together to form Snowman shape. For Snowman’s hat, you can use black paper strips rolled and glue them onto the card.

Paper Roll Snowman Card

Paper Roll Snowman Card

Source: Woo Home

Coat Buttons Snowman

For this craft, you’ll need coat buttons which vary in size. Use same color buttons though. Glue them onto a card followed by their size and draw your snowman’s face on top of the buttons and give your Christmas greeting.

Coat Buttons Snowman Card

Coat Buttons Snowman Card

Source: Woo Home

Gift Wrap Ribbon Christmas Tree

For this craft, you’ll need a gift wrap ribbon or decorative ribbon, a popsicle stick and a glittering star. First glue the popsicle stick onto the card and then glue the ribbon in a zig zag manner so that it appears like a Christmas tree. On top of it, glue the glittering star.

Gift Wrap Ribbon Christmas Tree Card

Gift Wrap Ribbon Christmas Tree Card

Source: Woo Home

Card With Gift Boxes

For this card, you’ll need different designs of gift wrap papers. You’ll have to glue them onto small pieces of cardboard and tie knots with thread and stick these onto a card.

Gift Wrap Boxes Card

Gift Wrap Boxes Card

Source: Style Motivation

Santa Claus Dress Card

For this craft, you’ll be needing an envelope a piece of belt and some buttons. Color the envelope in red and try to draw some patterns. Glue the buttons and the belt piece onto the envelope and put your card inside this envelope.

Santa Claus Dress Envelope

Santa Claus Dress Envelope

Source: Etsy

Bell Studded Christmas Tree Card

For this card craft, you’ll need gift wrap ribbons and some decorative bells. First cut out a Christmas tree shape on a cardboard sheet and glue these ribbons along with the bells on either ends of the ribbons. After doing this, take the whole thing and glue it to another card.

Ribbon n Bells Christmas Tree Card

Ribbon n Bells Christmas Tree Card

Source: Homemade By Joke

Christmas Tree Leaves Card

For this card craft, you’ll need Christmas tree leaves and some glitter items. Make a rough sketch of a Christmas tree on your greeting card and start gluing the leaves on the card. Also, glue those glitter along with it.

Christmas Leaves Card

Christmas Leaves Card

Source: Youtube

Card With Buttons As Wreath

For this card craft, you’ll need few buttons of different sizes and a gift wrap tied ribbon. Glue the buttons as a wreath and stick the ribbon on top of one of the buttons.

Buttons As Wreath Card

Buttons As Wreath Card

Source: Hopeful Honey

Different Types of Christmas Trees on Cards

For this craft, you’ll need gift wrap ribbons or strips of different patterns of gift wrap papers. Use a combination of these to make different types of Christmas trees on cards.

Different Designs of Christmas Trees

Different Designs of Christmas Trees

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Finger Print Christmas Tree Cards

Encourage your toddlers in making a Christmas tree card craft with different colored finger prints as Christmas tree.

Finger Print Christmas Tree

Finger Print Christmas Tree

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Foot Print Christmas Tree Card

You can also encourage your toddler to make a Christmas tree card craft with foot prints as Christmas tree, as shown in the image below.

Foot Print Christmas Tree

Foot Print Christmas Tree

Source: The Shopping Duck

Let It Snow Snowman Card

For this card, you’ll need snowman cut-outs and snow flake cut-outs and also the message, “Let It Snow!” Glue these onto a card and send this card.

Let it Snow Snowman Card

Let it Snow Snowman Card

Source: Women World Blog

Christmas Tree With Fern Leaves

As an alternative to Christmas tree leaves craft, you can also use Fern tree leaves as Christmas tree card craft. Collect these fern leaves with size of leaves as a criteria and glue them on the card.

Fern Leaves Christmas Tree

Fern Leaves Christmas Tree

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Christmas Tree Cut Out Card

For this card craft, you’ll need a plain card with green color on the inside and white color on the top. Carefully carve out small triangles on the card that roughly resemble a Christmas tree.

Christmas Tree Cut Out Card

Christmas Tree Cut Out Card

Source: DIY Ideas By You

Snowman And Family Card

For this card craft, you’ll need cut outs of snowman, polar bear and penguins and of course a blank card. You can stick googly eyes to the cut outs and glue them to the card and give your message.

Snowman And Family

Snowman And Family

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Santa On Sledge Finger Printed Card

This craft is a simple craft which is ideally suited for toddlers. For this craft, you’ll need some vibrant colors representing Santa, his sledge and reindeers pulling it.

Finger Print Santa and Reindeer

Finger Print Santa and Reindeer

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Gift Box Card With Buttons

For this craft, you’ll need colored buttons and a ribbon. Arrange the buttons in such a way that they appear like a gift box and your write your message inside the card.

Gift Box Card Craft

Gift Box Card Craft

Source: What To Expect

Reindeer Card Craft With Buttons

You can also make a reindeer card craft with brown colored buttons and wool. Pieces of wool string would be act like the reindeer’s legs and antlers.

Reindeer Button Card Craft

Reindeer Button Card Craft

Source: What To Expect

Santa Buttons Card Craft

With different colored buttons such as red, white and cream and of course a blank card, you can make a Santa Claus card and add in your Christmas greetings inside.

Santa Claus Buttons Card Craft

Santa Claus Buttons Card Craft

Source: What To Expect

Christmas Tree With Buttons

For this craft, you’ll require green colored buttons along with a brown button representing the wooden base and a yellow button representing the star on top of the tree. So, here you’ll need a contrasting card which is red in color.

Christmas Tree Card Craft

Christmas Tree Card Craft

Source: What To Expect

Christmas Tree With Recycled Card Board and Newspaper Cuttings

This is another frugal craft that you can encourage your kids to try. For this, you’ll just need recycled cardboard sheet or carton sheets and few news paper cuttings. Cut the newspaper roughly and progressively and stick them to the cardboard sheet so that they represent a Christmas tree.

Christmas Tree With Cardboard Sheet and Newspaper Cuttings

Christmas Tree With Cardboard Sheet and Newspaper Cuttings

Source: Buzz Feed

With these card ideas, we hope that your kids’ creativity comes out and they get inspired to make some very good greeting cards this Christmas and send them to their friends and relatives.

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