Mother's Day Card

Lesson #10117

Create crafty cards for Mother's Day.

Grade Level:
3-5, 6-8

Create decorative cards for mother's day or any occasion. Bring paper crafting to the classroom and encourage students to create original designs.

Use pretty patterned paper and flowers for sweet salutations to mom on Mother's Day.

A11006-Sizzix Bigz Die - Flowers, Leaves & Stem #5

Supplies Used: Cardstock and Patterned Paper, Glue, Lace, Pearls, Scissors, Ribbon

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

  1. Fold a piece of patterned cardstock to create the card. Cut additional patterned paper of various colors, layer and adhere to the front of the card.
  2. Die-cut Flowers, Leaves and Stem and adhere as desired. Embellish with lace and pearls.
  3. Hand-cut a label for the sentiment, mat and adhere.
  4. Tie a ribbon bow and adhere (see Main Photo).

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

Standard 1: Understanding and Applying Media, Techniques and Processes

  • K-4 - Students use different media, techniques and processes to communicate ideas, experiences and stories.
  • 5-8 - Students intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas.

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.

Standards for the English Language Arts, by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, Copyright 1996 by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.

Source: NCTE/IRA Standards for the English Language Arts

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