This week in our Creative Christmas series, our focus is on homemade Christmas cards. I’ve found some short (approx 5 minute) DIY Christmas card videos on YouTube that will challenge you and your children to be creative this week. The projects range from very easy to complex, so there will be something for all age groups here.
It’s time to get those Christmas cards out, so get to work!
And don’t forget to have fun!
Okay, this first project might be a tad messy, but it’s perfect for your younger children. Fingerpainted Christmas Cards…
Next, and a bit more challenging, is 3-D Paper-Ornament Christmas Cards:
And while we’re thinking about pop-up Christmas cards, here’s an even more challenging project you might want to try:
Finally, four quick and easy Christmas card projects:
Next week: Easy and Fun Christmas Ornament Projects
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Art Class: “Color, Color, Color,” – Volume 4, Lesson 1 (Pat Knepley)
Art Projects: “Pointillism Fruit” – Lesson 1 (Pat Knepley)
Cartooning: “Draw Cartoons with Numbers” (Pat Knepley)
The Crossmaker: “Cross Hill,” Watercolor Project – (Jim Pence)
The Gift of Love: “Rejoice,” Creative Lettering Project – (Heidi Shorts)
All Bible Stories Volumes: “Know the Light” (Story/Gospel Presentation)
God’s Runaway: Chalk Drawing with Commentary (Gloria Kohlmann)
God’s Special Surprise: “Hope for the Nations” Pastel Project – (Pat Knepley)
Shipwrecked: “Shipwrecked” (Story)
Unpublished: “Jesus Loves the Children” (Story)
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Guest post by Pat Knepley This month, we have been learning about Discipline-Based Art Education (DBAE), and how it can help you incorporate art into