Dad's CD Wallet

Lesson #10004

Design CD Wallets for Father's Day or any occasion.

Grade Level:

Create decorative Father's Day CD Wallets to celebrate dad and his hobbies or special interests. Dad can use these wallets to organize CDs at work and at home. This project can serve as a teachable moment about the importance of technology and organizational skills. This project can be created for any holiday or celebration, using any decorative die.

Assemble and decorate unique CD Wallets for student use or to celebrate dads with technology interests.

12870-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Computer, Laptop - Large 25355-EW-Ellison SureCut Die - Box #36 (CD) - Extra Wide

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Tape (Double-Sided), Glue, Metallic Paper, Patterned Paper, Pop-Dots, Ribbon (3/4" Width), Scissors

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut Box #36 from blue cardstock or construction paper. Fold along perforations and use double-sided tape or glue along side tabs to assemble (Figure A).
  2. Cut a 4 3/4" x 5 1/2" piece from patterned paper and adhere to the Box.
  3. Cut a 2" x 2" square from colored paper. Mat with a slightly larger, contrasting colored paper to create a label. Write the words "Love You MEGA Much" on the label. Alternately, computer generate and adhere the title to the label (Figure B).
  4. Adhere the label to the Box.
  5. Die-cut the Computer, Laptop from white, black and metallic paper. Keep the white Laptop whole and layer highlights from the other colors. Add details with gray or silver colored pencils. Write or computer generate the words "Dad..." on the screen (Figure C).
  6. Measure and cut a blue ribbon to wrap around the box. Attach the ribbon.
  7. Secure the Laptop to the Box with pop dots (see Main Photo).

  • Figure A

  • Figure B

  • Figure C

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • K-4 - Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.
  • 5-8 - Students integrate visual, spatial and temporal concepts with content to communicate intended meaning in their artworks.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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