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Holiday Card Stand

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Display your favorite holiday greeting cards—in a fun-to-make stand that’s covered in pom-poms, snowflakes, stars and more!

This activity is appropriate for:
preschool & up / 3 years & up

You will need:

Directions

  1. Fold a pipe stem in the center, forming a “V”. Then, bend both of the ends back approximately ½", toward the outside. (If you stand the pipe stem on these little “feet”, the top of the “V” should be pointing up.) Lay a jumbo craft stick on the table and keeping your pipe stem “V” standing upright, tape each of the little feet onto opposite ends of the craft stick. This will form a stand for the card holder.
  2. Fold about 5" of one end of a piece of construction paper (short side) up and tape the sides together, forming a pocket. Then, fold the remaining paper in half. The pocket should face the outside. Note: You may want to prep some of these for younger children.
  3. Lay the holder flat and decorate the pocket, along with the rest of the holder if desired, using various collage materials.
  4. Take your completed card stand, with the craft stick flat on the table, and stand the construction paper card holder over it, so that the top of the pipe stem “V” is aligned with the fold in the construction paper.
  5. Tape each of the pipe stem “legs” to the inside of the card holder for support.

  6. Let the holiday cards roll in! Your holder is ready for use.

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Holiday Scrapbook
Decorative Gift Tags
Gingerbread Man Notepads
Holiday Card
Holiday Card Stand
Holiday Candle Holder
Holiday Snack Sticks
Celebration Candle
Candy Cane Ornament

January Holidays
“I Have a Dream” Quilt
Party Masks
New Year’s Hat
New Year’s Rocket
Sharing the Dream of Dr. King

February Holidays
Presidents’ Day Puppet & Poem
Giant Valentine
Valentine Mobile
Chinese New Year Parade
Chinese New Year Drums
Handprint Heart Frame Photos
Valentine’s Day Door Wreath
Valentine’s Day Card
Valentine Tic–Tac–Toe
Love Bug
Valentine Mailbox
Cup of Cocoa Valentine’s
Day Card

Valentine Necklace
Valentine Caterpillar
Valentine Learning Centers
Patriotic Pencil Holders
Presidents’ Day Masks

March Holidays
Shimmering Shamrocks
Shamrock Door Hanger
Leprechaun Hunt
Leprechaun Hat Pencil Holder
Saint Patrick’s Day Pop-Up Card
Rainbow “Pot of Gold”
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
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Celebrating Earth Day
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Mother’s Day
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3-D Mother’s Day Card
Mother’s Day Tea
Mother’s Day Bouquet
Mother’s Day Teacup Cards
Mother’s Day Card
Bear Hug Mother’s Day Card
May Day Basket

Patriotic Holidays
Independence Day Drum
Fourth of July Firecrackers
Uncle Sam Hat
Star-Spangled Shaker
Stars & Stripes Place Mat
Star-Studded Napkin Rings
Patriotic Noisemakers
Foam Star Paper Chains
A Flag Day Parade

Father’s Day
Shirt & Tie Father’s Day Card
Father’s Day Card
Father’s Day Trophy
Father’s Day Frames
Father’s Day CD Photo Coaster

September Holidays
Grandparents Day Card


October Holidays
Spooky Spiders
Halloween Countdown Calendar
Handprint Bat Hats
Jack-O’-Lantern Jars
Giant Pumpkin
Jack-O’-Lantern

November Holidays
Giving Thanks Centerpiece
Turkey Trot Relay Game
Fall Table Settings
Turkey Plate
Veterans Day Flag
Pattern Block Turkeys
Being Thankful Sunflowers
Native American Rattles
Colorful Napkin Rings
Pilgrim Hats
Turkey Place Card Holders
Colorful Cornucopia
Turkey Handprint Apron
Turkey Memory Match-Ups
Remember the Day in Photos
Pin the Tail on the Turkey
Thanksgiving Table Art
“A Festive Feast”
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