All Occasion Window Cards

Lesson #10082
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Create Window Cards for every occasion.



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Students can create a variety of holiday cards using the Window Card and tiny dies. Cards can accompany student-made gifts and are fun to share. Teachers can create special cards for each student with warm wishes for any occasion.

Use Window Cards for fun holiday greetings, student recognition or creative class projects.

14526-SM-Ellison SureCut Die - Sailboat - Small 14606-TY-Ellison SureCut Die - Shamrocks, Tiny - Tiny 16292-2IN-Ellison SureCut Die Set - Block Alphabet, Number Set - 2 Inch 16812-XL-Ellison SureCut Die Set - Greeting Cards #2 (4 Die Set) - XL 17769-XL-Ellison SureCut Die Set - Envelopes #1 (4 Die Set) - XL 29314-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Fall Combo - Large

Note: Any 2 Inch Number Set can be used to create this project.

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Glue, Patterned Paper, Pen, Ribbon, Scissors, Stickers

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

Die-cut the Window #3 Card, Apple, Sailboat, Shamrocks and Block Numbers 2" using various colors of cardstock or construction papers.

Window Card:

  1. Fold on the perforation line. Cut a 3" square of coordinating patterned paper.
  2. Adhere the square to the inside of the Card, aligning it behind the window of the Card.

Lucky Card:

  1. Adhere Shamrocks to patterned paper.
  2. Computer or hand print the word Lucky, spacing the letters apart. Cut the letters apart and adhere to the front of the Card. Use a blue pen to highlight the letters.
  3. Cut a 20" length of coordinating ribbon and tie around the front edge of the Card (see Main Photo).

Happy Birthday Card:

  1. Adhere the decorated Sailboat to patterned paper.
  2. Computer or hand print Happy Birthday and mat on two coordinating colors of paper. Adhere to the front of the Card (see Main Photo).

Back 2 School Card:

  1. Adhere the decorated Apple to patterned paper. Computer or hand print or use stickers for the words Back and School. Mat the words on two coordinating colors of paper.
  2. Adhere the Block 2 to the front of the Card. Adhere the words Back and School to the front of the Card.
  3. Cut a 20" length of coordinating ribbon and tie around the front edge of the Card (see Main Photo).

Envelope:

  1. Die-cut XL Envelope A6 #2 using complimentary colored paper. Fold on all perforation lines.
  2. Adhere the bottom flap to the side flaps.

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

K-4 Standard 1: Understanding and Applying Media, Techniques and Processes

  • Students use different media, techniques and processes to communicate ideas, experiences and stories.

K-4 Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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