Kids' Craft: Printable Santa Holiday Card

Let kids show their holiday spirt by embellishing our free printable Santa card design with craft supplies your probably already have on hand.
Handmade Santa Card

Kids' Craft: Santa Holiday Card

Our free printable template and step-by-step instructions make crafting this cute card a snap, even for the littlest crafters. Just print out the design then let the kids go to town embellishing it however they'd like.

Photo by: Picasa ©ten22 studio 2013

Picasa, ten22 studio 2013

Materials Needed:

  • white card stock
  • scissors or paper cutter
  • ruler/bone folder (optional)
  • craft glue

Print Card and Cut Out

Download and print card template onto white card stock and cut out using scissors or paper cutter.

Black and White Printable Santa Christmas Card Template

Printable Santa Christmas Card Template

Download and print the card template (http://hgtv.sndimg.com/HGTV/2013/10/29/original_tomkat-studio-santa-christmas-card.pdf) onto white card stock and cut out using scissors or paper cutter.

Photo by: Picasa ©ten22 studio 2013

Picasa, ten22 studio 2013

Fold Card

Use a ruler and bone folder to create a folding crease at 5" (middle of card). This creates a clean crease and makes it easier to fold correctly. Note: If you're allowing kids to embellish the printed card, don't fold until card has been decorated and glue has thoroughly dried.

Printable Santa Holiday Card With Ruler and Bone Folder

Fold the Printable Santa Holiday Card With Bone Folder

Use a ruler and bone folder to create a folding crease at 5" (middle of card). This creates a clean crease and makes it easier to fold correctly. Note: If you're allowing kids to embellish the printed card, don't fold until card has been decorated and glue has thoroughly dried.

Photo by: Picasa ©ten22 studio 2013

Picasa, ten22 studio 2013

Let Kids Decorate the Card

Use glitter glue, cotton balls, markers or any other fun embellishments to make your Santa card truly one-of-a-kind. Tip: For the "Dear Santa" card design, have the kids write to Santa or create a wish list inside the card.

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