Holiday Glow Cards

Holiday Glow Cards craft

Introduce children to different cultural traditions and varied art techniques while creating cards that celebrate the joy and light of the season.

  • 1.

    For the print: Cut a card-sized piece of construction paper with Crayola® Scissors. With a plastic knife or craft stick, carve the words Holiday Glow or some other message backwards into a foam produce tray to make a printing plate. Draw designs around the words.

  • 2.

    Spread newspaper over your work area. Pour Crayola Washable Kid's Paint into another foam produce tray. Dip a clean sponge in the paint and apply it to your carved holiday message. Cut a card-sized piece of construction paper with Crayola Scissors.

  • 3.

    Place the paper on top of the Holiday Glow carving and press straight down with your hands to print. Set it aside to dry. To make the card: Fold another piece of card-sized construction paper lengthwise in half. Cut two slits in the middle, on the fold, which will make a "chair" when the card is opened.

  • 4.

    On another small piece of construction paper, draw one or more candles with Crayola Washable Markers. Color the candles and cut them out all in one piece. Fold back the bottom of the candle to form a base. Glue the candle "on the chair" inside the card wi

  • 5.

    Write a message and design the inside of your card. Staple the dry Holiday Glow print to the front of the card.