Monogram Nameplate

Lesson #9927

Create monogram place cards for any event or occasion.

Grade Level:

Use the Top Fold to create place cards and hanging letters for signs like "Happy Birthday," "Teacher Appreciation Week," or "Congratulations."

Use folding techniques to create standing letters for anything from place cards to various learning activities.

20564-SM-Ellison SureCut Die - Flower (Basic Beginnings) - Small 20616-4IN-Ellison SureCut Die Set - Notepad Alphabet, Capital Letters - 4 Inch

Supplies Used: Construction Paper, Double-Sided Tape, Glue

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

  1. Fold a piece of paper in half that is twice as long as the design to be cut (Figure A).
  2. Place the folded edge of the paper just INSIDE the cutting edge on the top of the die (Figure B).
  3. Place the die and paper, rubber side down, into the Ellison Machine and cut.
  4. Die-cut the Flower from various colors of construction paper and adhere to the standing letter.
  5. Use stickers or write the student's name onto the place card (see Main Photo).

  • Figure A

  • Figure B

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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