45 Creative Card Making For Kids Crafts

We have collected the best crafts involving card making for kids from all over the internet. From traditional greeting card crafts to 3D popup special occasions cards. We have card-making ideas for kids of all ages.

Image shows a medley of four cards that vary in color with whales, turtles, a sun and a cupcake.
Grab your craft supplies and let’s get crafting!

There is so much fun and happiness to be had with these card crafts. Handmade cards are a great way for kids of all ages to show their love with mini artwork. Unique cards for your whole family to enjoy can be found with these 42 homemade card crafts.

FAVORITE Card Making Crafts FOR KIDS

Younger kids will be thrilled by all the cute shapes and marvel at all the fascinating colors.  Experience these fun activities using blank cards, printable patterns, and other craft supplies. Older kids will enjoy the DIY card kit crafts to give to family members!

Cute little card crafts and kids just go together!

That is one of the reasons why this card craft project set makes a perfect gift. Many will foster fine motor skills and others will require kids to follow simple steps. These paper crafts for kids are just plain awesome!

If you have a great idea for a wonderful card, be sure to grab art supplies on your next trip to the craft store, or you can shop here for art supplies?

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Image shows a young chikd holding a card painted blue with a large and small white snowflake
These snowflake cards are so cute!

1. Cute Card Making Gift Kit

This card gift kit is a great way for children to be creative in their free time. 

Picture shows a printed white card that says Happy Easter with each letter colored blu, pink, yellow, purple, or orange lying on a brown background with the crayons.
Let’s color some Easter cards!

2. Printable Card Craft

Kids will enjoy being in coloring these Easter Cards

Picture shows a child's hands holding kindness cards in decorative red, blue, yellow, and green with kind phrases on white sheets glued to the top.
Let’s show everyone a little kindness!

3. Sweet Kindness Cards

These printable kindness cards/gratitude card are perfect to show your thankfulness.

Image shows a multicolored yarn heart on a white card on a white background.
Let’s get crafty with Valentine’s Day cards.

4. DIY Yarn Heart Card

Yarn heart cards make a fun art project to do with kids of all ages. It doesn’t matter what colors you use! Let’s make colorful yarn hearts.

Picture shows pipe cleaner flowers in a polka dotted white pot card craft.
Let’s make this springtime fun card!

5. Gorgeous 3D Pipecleaner Flowers Card

Pipecleaner flowers cards are so much fun and simple to make!

6. Creative Puzzle Card Craft

Children will have a blast making this colorful puzzle card!

A young child sitting on the floor coloring a printed card.
Coloring cards are so much fun!

7. Printable Cards For Fathers

Enjoy coloring this simple printable Father’s Day card! Kids love this fun card heart activity.

Picture shows a white background with a purple envelope and two brown cards that say happy burthday and an assorted pastel colored cupcake napkin.
Birthdays are more fun to celebrate with these cards!

8. Super Cool Homemade Cards

Grab some confetti or paper scraps to fill these beautiful cards.

Pink cardstock in an owl shape holding a sucker with googly eyes and an orange triangle nose lying on a white background with red hearts and googly eyes for decor.
Cute pink owl Valentine’s cards!

9. “Owl Be Yours” Valentines

Have fun creating these cute, pink owl valentines. Don’t forget the suckers!

Collection of three grey colored cards with white borders and holes for sewing in the shape of constellations all lying on a white background.
Let’s stargaze while we sew!

10. Fun Stargazing Sewing Craft

Enjoy a little bit of fun, and a little bit of learning with this stars and sewing craft.

Image shows a child's hand holding a blue card with a purple polka dotted white cheetah mod podged on top.
Homemade cards are the best!

11. Homemade Thank Yous

Thank you cards mean so much more when they’re homemade with love.

Image shows a birthday card in pink and brown with white polka dots and cupcake liners holding candles.
Cupcake anyone?

12. Cupcake Birthday Cards 

Children everywhere will have a great time creating these homemade cupcake liner birthday cards

Yellow card with sticks used for tree trunks and branches with leaf stickers in pink and orange. Green writing and grass finish the craft.
Fall in love with this leaf card craft!

13. Fall Leaves Card Craft

Get outside with this fall leaves card craft. Leaves are falling everywhere with this card.

Image shows assorted designs of cupcake wrappers adhered to cards with crumpled brown and white paper pkaced together to symbolize birthday cupcakes.
Chocolate or vanilla birthday cards?

14. Easy To Make Birthday Cards

This cupcake birthday card is absolutely adorable. This cute card makes me hungry!

Picture shows pop up cards of a flower and a house. The house is in the background colored red and blue with blue stars drawn around it on the white card. The flower is in the foreground and colored pink with green leaves on a white card colored blue.
Pop into someone’s thoughts with these greeting cards.

15. Paper Pop-Up Cards

Your creative little one will love making the inside of the card pop from Tinkerlab.

Image shows white cards with painted blue circles and pink triangles with designs printed with lego blocks in assorted colors.
Legos are not just for building!

16. Lego Block Thank You Card Art

Give Grandma art to remember with these thank you cards from The Imagination Tree.

Image shows a card with a three layer brown birthday cake with yellow paper icing and three green candles on a blue plate with a white and pink background.
Let’s celebrate with a birthday cake!

17. Eric Carle Inspired Birthday Cards

Making Sun Hats & Wellie Boots‘ birthday cards are so much fun to create.

Image shows monster greeting cards. Green cards with red monsters and multicolored shapes for decoration.
Don’t be scared of these monsters!

18. Monster Greeting Cards

Make cute googly-eyed monster cards with Red Ted Art!

Image shows red envelopes with pink hearts as seals on a white background.
Fall in LOVE with these red heart cards!

19. Envelope Heart Cards 

Make easy heart envelope cards with red paper and stickers from Tinkerlab!

Picture shows an inset white heart left after assorted colors of paint was dabbed on a stencil.
Homemade heart cards are the greatest.

20. Valentine’s Paint Dabbing

Turn simple paper into paint dabbed art with Sun Hats & Wellie Boots’ stenciled heart card.

The image shows a blue card with two light pink hearts and two white cards with hearts.
Potatoes make great stamps!

21. Potato Stamp Hearts

This genius use of potatoes for crafting comes from The Imagination Tree. Enjoy the cutest heart project yet!

Image shows santa, angel, and Christmas tree standup cards.
Kids will love these stand-up cards!

22. Christmas Shape Cards

These Christmas-shaped cards from Aunt Annie’s Crafts are a great holiday craft for your little ones.

Picture shows assorted Thanksgiving cards off varying fall yellows, greens, browns, and white with turkeys and corn on them.
Use Thanksgiving greeting cards as dinner invitations!

23. Thanksgiving Pop-Up Cards

Greeting cards with pop-ups from Aunt Annie’s Crafts are a fun Thanksgiving activity.

Images shows white and yellow cards that say mom in pink, white, or red. Other words are Happy Mother's Day.
Make Mom’s big day special with these cards.

24. Make Easy Mother’s Day Cards

Stretch your creative mind with these easy to make Mother’s Day cards from Aunt Annie’s Crafts.

Image shows a green bordered card with a grey and white bunny, a blue bordered card with a yellow chick, and a blue card with flowers.  All cards are the shapes of the things on them.
Let’s get ready for Easter!

25. Easter Shape Cards

Aunt Annie’s Crafts shaped Easter cards are so much fun to make!

Image shows blue, white, and orange cards that say dad and other Father's Day sayings.
Make Father’s Day extra special with a homemade card for dad this year!

26. Super Cute Father’s Day Cards

Grab some colored cardstock and make these simple cards for dad from Aunt Annie’s Crafts.

Image shows red, purple, and pink watercolored cards with white hearts and love written on with white crayon for the resist.
Watercolors bring so much joy to painting cards.

27. Crafting Cards With Watercolors

This watercolor Valentine’s card craft from Red Ted Art is perfect for kids of all ages!

Picture shows a blue butterfly card with pink and yellow dots, a red and black lady bug card, and a yellow bee with black stripes and white wings; all are on a pink background.
Fly into spring with these adorable cards!

28. Flying Spring Cards

Colored cardstock and googly eyes make this adorable activity. This is probably my favorite card craft for kids overall. These insect cards are as fun to make as they are to display. Grab all the instructions over at I Heart Crafty Things.

Image shows white cards with red, orange, green, purple, and blue lanterns with yellow lights.
These cards are perfect for celebrating Ramadan!

29. A Card For eid Mubarak

This lantern card craft from Artsy Craftsy Mom is so much fun to decorate! 

Image shows a black card with a 3D flowered mini vase containing cutout leaves, drawn on stems and dotted q-tip flowers in blue, yellow, and pink.
Every mom would love this card for Mother’s Day!

30. Q-tip Card Craft

Artsy Craftsy Mom helps your kids create a show stopping card with Q-tips!

Image shows a white card with printed confetti in pink and blue and art supplies sitting in front.
Let’s show our gratitude with cards!

31. Card Making Station

Learn how to craft a gratitude card station with What MJ Loves!

Image shows yellow and pink flower cards made from cardstock with popscicle sticks for stems and cardstock leaves.
Flower cards are perfect for celebrating mom!

32. Flowers For Mom

Show My Crafts takes creating great Mother’s Day keepsakes to a whole new level with these flower cards!

Image features several cards with the focal point being a white card dog with black dots for eyes, pink circles for cheeks, black oval and lines for nose and mouth, and a red bow tie.
The cutest puppy card ever!

33. Step-By-Step Card Designs

Grab your tutorial and cardstock to create this card craft from Red Ted Art!

Image shows a blue card shaped like a jar with fireflies drawn on and colored yellow with a caption that says, "Mom you light up my life!" in black on a yellow oval.
This sweet card is full of light!

34. Printable Mother’s Day Card

Learn how to craft a firefly card from Crafty Morning!

White card with thumbprints from red paint to look like tulips on painted green stems with a yellow bow to represent the bouquet tied together.
A thumbprint bouquet for mom!

35. Fingerprint Flower Art

Give mom art to remember with these fingerprint flower cards from Crafty Morning.

Image shows a white card with a blue whale and light blue spout. Caption says, "I whaley love you mom!"
This card is just too stinking cute!

36. More Mother’s Day Cards

Crafty Morning‘s cards are so much fun to create!

Image shows a white card with a puple paper caupcake wrapper and a handprint for the candles sticking out of a cake made of dots. Card says, " For the sweetest mom."
A sweet treat for mom!

37. Cupcake Holiday Cards

Make a cupcake card with I Heart Arts n Crafts!

Light blue card with a half cupcake wrapper as an umbrella top and small hearts as rain.
Shower mom with love this Mother’s Day!

38. Raining Love Craft 

Make these simple cards with red hearts and cupcake wrappers from I Heart Crafty Things!

Image shows a white card with a lot of turtles in green and yellow.
Turtles, turtles, and more turtles!

39. Valentine’s Paint Dabbing

These turtles made of cupcake wrappers from Coffee Cups and Crayons are simply precious.

Image shows three bear head cards in blue, yellow, and green in a vertical line sitting on a light grey background.
Three little bears cards!

40. Bear Holiday Cards

These cute bear cards come from The Best Ideas For Kids. Enjoy this super cute craft project!

Image shows four brown cards with flowers made from alternating cupcake wrappers in alternating assortments of colors.
Let’s make some flowers!

41. Simple Kid Made Cards

Mom will love these flowers make from cupcake wrappers from I Heart Crafty Things.

Image shows very bright and colorful cards with 3D flowers made of cardstock in all the primary and secondary colors sticking out of blue vases and brown pots.
Keepsake handprint flowers for mom!

42. Handprint Flower Craft

Make this Mother’s Day a day to remember with this craft from A Little Pinch of Perfect!

Picture features a white card with green paper leaves and stem with a flower head made from blue, yellow, purple, pink, and orange painted bottle caps.
Who knew bottle caps could be so cute!

43. Bottle Cap Card Fun

Enjoy creating bottle cap flower cards with this craft from Crafty Morning.

Image shows a white card with a smiley face in a yellow circle with pasta for sun rays.
This card shines bright for mom!

44. Make A Sunshine Card

Brighten mom’s day with this sunny card from Crafty Morning!

Image shows two pink handprints attached and forming a heart with pieces of pastel colored papers glued inside the heart.
Give a piece of your heart with this craft!

45. Handprint I Love You Craft

The Best Ideas For Kids, shows how to spread the love with this craft piece.


Which of the card making for kids crafts are you going to try first? Which card making craft is your favorite?

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