Greeting Card Crafts

Use these craft ideas to work on building speech and language with your child. These crafts are wonderful for eliciting sounds and words as well as working on repetition. Please note some of the pages may take a few seconds to load. It's worth the wait! Resource information provided by

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Greeting Card Crafts - A

Alligator Craft or Card - This simple-to-make alligator is a cute craft that can also be used as a card. It is made from a single piece of green construction paper (or white paper that you decorate).

Greeting Card Crafts - B

Bird Beak Pop-up Card - Make a Bird Beak Pop-up Card. When you open the card, the beak opens! This is a very easy project and a lot of fun.

Butterfly Card - A colorful butterfly card made from construction paper. This card is great for birthdays, Mother's Day, or other occasions.

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Card Display Fan - This is so easy and very practical. My aunt used to make these each Christmas for family members and we were all so grateful to receive them. Every year around the holidays we try to find places to place all the Christmas cards we have received and this attractive solution was a welcome gift.

Card Shutter - Make a Christmas Card Shutter with 1 old or new, wooden louver shutter; Paint, red or green or (color of choice); Paint sealer or Polyurethane; Set of hanging Christmas bells or large festive ribbon bow; hot glue gun and glue stick.

Crafty Cards - Make Cards out of red card, green paper, red tissue paper,  Christmas glass outline stickers or rubber stamps.

Curved-Flap Envelope Craft - You can make unusual folded envelopes/cards with curved flaps. This project is made out of construction paper, gift wrapping paper, or pretty wallpaper scraps. You could even make a tiny envelope to match a gift you are giving.

Cute Cat Card- Make a cat card for cat lovers.

Greeting Card Crafts - D

Delightful Dog Card- Make a great dog card for dog lovers.

Greeting Card Crafts - F

Father's Day Card Blue Jeans Style - Make a Father's Day Card out of Blue Jeans this year.

Greeting Card Crafts - G

Greeting Card Bookmark - Recycle the greeting cards you have received! Make this great bookmark from old cards.

Greeting Card Box - Give new life to old greeting cards by turning them into functional boxes for treasures, gifts, candies or jewelry. Follow his directions below to create your very own recycled card box.

Greeting Card Lacing Toy - Recycle the greeting cards you have received! Make this neat lacing card for younger kids.

Greeting Card Ornaments - Recycle the greeting cards you have received! Make fun Christmas tree ornaments.

Greeting Card Placemat - Recycle the greeting cards you have received! Make a unique placemat.

Greeting Card Puzzle -These simple-to-make puzzles will delight your little ones.

Greeting Card Storage Box - Recycle the greeting cards you have received! Make this fancy storage box using greeting cards and a shoe box.

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Hand-Made Envelope Craft - Make a special envelope out of gift wrapping paper, old maps, pretty wallpaper scraps, catalogs, brochures, newspaper, or magazines. You can even make a tiny envelope to match a gift exactly. <

Heart Valentine Cards - Make cute Valentine cards using construction paper hearts. These cards have flower and animal pictures made from little paper hearts.

Greeting Card Crafts - K

Kwanzaa Candles Card - You can make a simple and elegant card for Kwanzaa. The candles and candleholder are cut from construction paper.

Greeting Card Crafts - M

Making Valentine's Day Cards - Helping your kids to make their own Valentines is fun and rewarding, and of course the cards mean so much more to the recipient

Greeting Card Crafts - O

Origami Box - What do you do with all the beautiful greeting cards you receive at this time of the year? Many people display them, but when the season is over, most of the holiday greetings are thrown in the trash. But you can give the cards new life and help save landfill space by recycling them to make origami-style boxes.

Greeting Card Crafts - P

Paper Plate Butterfly Puppet Craft - A simple-to-make paper plate butterfly puppet. Each butterfly is made from two paper plates taped together.

Party Place Cards - Make your own party place cards with Construction paper white and Halloween colors (For adult parties use blank invitations); Marker pencils; Halloween stickers; Paints.

Pop-up Flower Garden Card - Make a beautiful flower pop-up card using construction paper. This is a great Mother's Day, Spring, Get Well Soon, or Birthday Card.

Pop-up Frog Card - Make a cute frog pop-up card using construction paper. This is a great Birthday Card or Get Well Soon Card.

Pop-up Tree Card - Make a great (but simple) pop-up card from construction paper.

Pop-up Heart Garden Card for Valentine's Day - Make a beautiful heart pop-up card using construction paper. This is a great Valentine's Day Card.

Pop-up Flower Vase Card - Make a beautiful flower pop-up card using construction paper. This is a great Mother's Day, Valentine, Spring, Get Well Soon, or Birthday Card.

Pressed and Dried Flowers Stationery and Cards Craft - You can press and dry delicate flowers and then use them to make beautiful cards and stationery.

Greeting Card Crafts - R

Recycle Cards and Wrapping Paper - Recycle cards and wrapping paper to make great Christmas ornaments but also can be decorated for any occasion.

Recycled Gift Tags - Recycle the greeting cards you have received! Make personalized gift tags.

Recycle Greeting Cards into Gift Boxes - These little gift boxes are a wonderful homemade craft for children or anyone who likes to recycle.

Recycle Greeting Cards - Recycle the greeting cards you have received! Make new greeting cards out of the old ones.

Recycle Greeting Cards II - Recycle last year's greeting cards and make plans for this years

Greeting Card Crafts - S

Scary Pop-up Spider Card - Make a scary spider pop-up card using construction paper. This is a great Halloween card or an invitation to a Halloween party.

Sewing Cards - Make your own sewn cards

Spider Web Card Craft - This scary paper spider web card is easy to make, using glue and glitter on construction paper.

Snowflake Card - Make simple snowflakes from paper. You can tape these snowflakes to a window for a nice winter decoration or paste them onto a piece of folded construction paper for a great winter card.

Greeting Card Crafts - T

Things you can do with old greeting cards - Don't throw away those old Christmas cards! Try some of these ideas to re-use them or make something out of them.

Tie Card for Dad - Make a great tie card for Dad.

Greeting Card Crafts - V

Valentine's Day Card Holder - This Valentine Holder does a great job of keeping favourite Valentine cards in one place and making them extra special!

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Weaving Cards - Make your own fabric weaved cards.

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