Make Your Own Trading Cards

Make Your Own Trading Cards craft

Help your children feel that they are appreciated by celebrating their accomplishments with personalized trading cards. Sports, dance, music-watch your all-star shine!

  • 1.

    Cut thin cardboard from a recycled cereal box or file folders into trading-card sized rectangles with Crayola® Scissors.

  • 2.

    To create a plain drawing surface on both sides of the cards, cut light-colored construction paper into the same size as your cards. Glue the paper to your cards with Crayola Glue Sticks.

  • 3.

    On the front of each card, draw pictures of yourself involved in one of your favorite activities, such as soccer, karate, dance, or music. Use Crayola Markers and Crayola Colored Pencils to color any uniforms, instruments, or special gear.

  • 4.

    On the back, use colored pencils to write your name and any personal information you wish such as your birth date, height, how long you have been participating in your activity, or any awards you have won.

  • 5.

    Mail cards to your relatives or trade them with your friends!