Card Making Activity by Grade 5

Sending a card to a special somebody has always been a big part of life. It is always just really nice to send someone a quick note to let them know that you have them in your heart, mind, and soul. Just dropping a line isn’t always ideal, sometimes you want to get fancy and crafty to send something a little unique to them. If you are in the mood to make some of your own greeting cards, then you are in the right place. We have listed some ideas for diy greeting cards that your friends & family will love. Have fun!

Children can easily learn to make their own greeting cards. In fact they should be encouraged to do so. From kindergarten through the grades some of our young friends have made their own cards for every holiday. One of the simplest cards to make is a French fold of paper—fold it in half crosswise and then in half again. Use fairly heavy white paper and draw a picture on the front appropriate to the occasion. Then on the inside put the message—”Happy Birthday to Daddy” or “Happy Mothers day” or whatever the occasion calls for. This is fun for the child who likes to draw and color. See Figure a below.