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Postage Stamp | Christmas Card Crafts for Kids

Postage Stamp

Total Time Needed: Afternoon Or Evening

Well-suited for mass production, this polished-looking card, from the Poel family of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was inspired by a card-making course.


  • Family photo
  • Copy service
  • 8 1/2 by 11-inch sheet of card stock
  • Decorative scissors
  • Tacky glue
  • Acetate
  • Scissors
  • "Anywhere" hole puncher
  • Eyelet setter and eyelets


  1. Take a family photo to a copy shop to have it shrunk to 1 1/4 by 2 inches and copied seven to a page.
  2. Cut an 8 1/2 by 11-inch sheet of card stock in half, then fold each piece in half to make two cards.
  3. Cut out each picture with decorative scissors for a postage-stamp effect, tacky-glue it to a piece of card stock cut to fit, then glue the picture to the front of the card.
  4. Cut a piece of acetate to fit, cut holes through the acetate and the card with an "anywhere" hole puncher, and secure the eyelets to the card with an eyelet setter.


Have the copy shop use a color copier to simultaneously reduce the photo to the proper size and reproduce multiple copies on one page.