Handmade Newspaper Christmas Card

We love sharing easy craft ideas, so we’re excited to share this handmade newspaper Christmas card tutorial with you.

It’s a great way to use old newspapers or worn-out books as well as other odds and ends.

This Christmas card idea is suitable for all ages; it’s easy enough for younger kids to make (you can easily adapt it for preschool and kindergarten. We’ll share our tips in the tutorial), and the card is beautiful for older kids Or you can do it yourself.

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Make your own handmade Christmas cards

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When it comes to Christmas crafts for kids, DIY card making has a special place in our hearts. The thoughts that go into creating a gift and the joy of receiving one make the holiday even more memorable.

Make your own handmade Christmas cards

If you can use up spare scraps and recycled materials to make one, that’s even better.

Handmade Christmas newspaper

How to make handmade newspaper Christmas cards

What you need:

  • pencil
  • drag
  • glue
  • construction paper (blue)
  • something to make a star (gold paper, glitter paper…)
  • pom-poms (available in various colors) or other suitable materials
  • old newspaper
  • white chalk marker or gel pen

To make things easier, you can also use our Christmas tree outline templates.

Step-by-step instructions

You can use blank cards from the store, or you can easily make one by cutting a piece of Letter or A4 sized paper in half and folding it.

Step 1

When folding the paper, run a ruler (or something similar) along the fold to make it neat (this is optional).

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Step 2

Draw a Christmas tree outline on a newspaper page or a page from a damaged book. The tree should be smaller (but not by much) than the folded card.

For younger children, you can ask them to cut a simple triangle shape for the tree.

Step 3

Then, cut along the outline you drew.

Step 4

Apply glue to the tree or card.

Step 5

And paste the newspaper cutout on the card.

Step 6

Cut star shapes out of paper or other material.

Glue the star to the top of the tree.

Step 7

It’s time to add decorations.

You can let children use pom-poms of different colors to make Christmas tree decorations. They can also use scrap paper, crumpled tissues and stickers…

Step 8

To complete the Christmas card, draw some dots in the form of snowflakes using a white chalk or gel pen.

Step 9

You can also have them use Q-tips and dip them in white paint to make snowflakes.

Step 10

All has been done!

It’s time to add a little fun! Ask your child to fill out the card with happy wishes or a cheerful message.

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