Christmas Wish List

Lesson #10112

Use fun holiday shapes for everything from wish lists to packaging and seasonal cards.

Grade Level:

Celebrate the holidays with decorative notes, cards and letters. Learn about cultures and traditions and discuss how different people celebrate special occasions.

Use decorative holiday shapes for fun wish lists for Santa.

A11004-Sizzix Bigz Die - Candy Cane, Gingerbread Man & Gift

Supplies Used: Cardstock or Construction Paper, Colored Pens, Patterned Paper, Pencils or Crayons, Glue or Tape (Double-Sided), Ribbon, Scissors

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

  1. Die-cut the Candy Cane, Gingerbread Man and Gift from several layers of cardstock or construction paper.
  2. Keep one shape whole and cut away parts from others. Layer and adhere to embellish. Decorate with pens, pencils, crayons or any other art media.
  3. Cut a piece of cardstock to create a wish list. Mat with patterned paper as desired.
  4. Creat a clever title and adhere embellished shapes (see Main Photo).

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

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.

K-4 Standard 5: Reflecting Upon and Assessing the Characteristics and Merits of Their Work and the Work of Others

  • Students understand there are various purposes for creating works of visual art.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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