Santa Claus Christmas Card

Here is the fourth card in the 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS CARDS series, and I think that it is my favorite so far! (But just wait until tomorrow) This Santa Claus Christmas Card has a couple of unique features, with the center opening and, of course, Santa in a rather awkward position. I smiled as I was making it, and I hope that it makes you smile too. I now that whoever receives this card will also be smiling wide.

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  • Red, black and white construction paper
  • Black Sharpie marker
  • Scissors
  • Crayons
  • Glue stick

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Step 1

  • Fold the right and left side of the red construction paper in so that the ends meet in the middle. This will create a card that opens at center, like 2 doors.
  • Cut a strip of white paper approximately 2 inch wide and just longer than the top of the card.
  • Snip it in half and glue it in place at the top of the card.
  • Draw bricks on the front and inside of the card. You don’t need to make it too fancy, just free-hand some lines.
Santa Card step 1
Santa Card step 1

Step 2

  • First, draw (or use the printable below) Santa and color him in.
  • Then, cut Santa Claus out and use the glue stick to adhere him to the black construction paper
  • Last, cut around Santa, leaving a small border of black paper all around the outside
Santa Card step 2
Santa card step 2

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Step 3

  • Glue Santa Claus into the inside of the card, upside down, with his boots poking out the top.
  • For a finishing touch, cut a word bubble out of the remaining white paper and write your Christmas message on it. Glue it in place.
Santa card step 3
Santa Card step 3

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Santa Claus Christmas Card
Santa Claus Christmas Card
Santa Claus Christmas Card
Santa Claus Christmas Card

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