Sponge Paint Print Christmas Cards for Kids

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Create your own cute Christmas cards with your children this year. Forget about the generic store-bought cards. This year your kiddos can craft their own holiday greetings with a few swipes of tempera paint and a regular kitchen sponge! Check out the easy-to-follow directions and help your family to design their own Christmas tree art cards for family and friends.

Art-Making Materials You’ll Need

  • Card stock paper
  • Kitchen sponges (plain sponges, not scrubbing sponges)
  • Scissors
  • Temper paint in green, brown and red
  • Markers

Christmas Card Crafting Steps

  1. Cut the sponges into shapes. Your child will need a triangle for the tree and a small square or rectangle for the stump. You can also add smaller shapes that your child will use to add ornaments to the tree.
  2. Pour the paint onto a paper plates, scrap cardboard or wax paper.
  3. Fold the first piece of card stock paper in half.
  4. Dip the triangle sponge into the green paint.
  5. Press the triangle onto the card stock.
  6. Repeat the dip and press steps with the brown paint to create a tree trunk.
  7. Let the card dry.
  8. Repeat the paint and press steps with smaller pieces of sponge and red paint to deck the tree out in imaginative ornaments.
  9. After the card completely dries open it up and write a special message inside with a marker.

 



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