Are your kids missing their friends, teachers and family these days? It can be hard to stay connected with all the social distancing going on, but there are other ways kids can show loved ones that they care. Now is a great time for them to make some homemade cards to to send to friends and family who they may not be seeing as frequently.
Here are some wonderful homemade card ideas that kids can make for pretty much every occasion.
Homemade Cards for Kids to Make
If you are looking for some great ideas for homemade cards that kids can make, we’ve got you covered. This post includes ideas for birthday cards, get well soon cards, kindness cards, thank you cards, thinking of you cards and general greeting cards that can be used for any occasion!
Birthday Cards for Kids to Make
Homemade Birthday Cards for Kids to Create – These sweet homemade birthday cards for kids to make are sure to bring a smile to the face of anyone who receives one. Most of them can be created with basic craft supplies.
Get Well Soon Cards for Kids to Make
Cupcake Liner Tough Cookie Card by Glued to My Crafts. This adorable get well soon card is so simple to make. All you need is some paper, a cupcake liner, a bandaid and basic craft supplies.
Boo Boos Bee Gone Get Well Soon Card by The OT Toolbox. This clever card turns yellow bandaids into cute little bumble bees! It is sure to make a friend or family member feel better when they are sick or hurt.
Bandaid Caring Card by Things to Share and Remember. Kids can make this simple get well soon card with a cute little bandaid friend to show they care for a sick friend or family member.
Footprint Bandaid Get Well Soon Card by Glued to My Crafts. This get well soon card is a great craft for toddlers to help with! All you need is some paint, bandaids and basic craft supplies to make this homemade get well soon card.
Easy Pop Up Emoji Get Well Soon Cards by Red Ted Art. These get well soon cards are so cool! They are perfect for tweens and teens to make to give to their friends.
Kindness Cards for Kids to Make
Handprint Kindness Card – This cute little card is a great way to get the youngest family member involved in sharing a little kindness with friends and loved ones.
Homemade Kindness Cards at All Done Monkey. These heartwarming kindness cards use recycled art to make a card with a printable message of kindness inside. Add in a gift card for something extra special!
Monster Hug Pop-Up Card by Housewife Eclectic. Send friends and family a hug with this creative Monster Hug Pop-Up Card!
Rainbow Pop-Up Card by I Heart Crafty Things. Send some color to a friend or neighbor with this neat, pop-up kindness card.
Easy DIY Taped Watercolor Card by Kristina Werner Design. This simple and colorful kindness card will warm a friends heart while letting them know you care about them.
Rainbow Tons of Fun Card by Handmade by Michelle. This adorable card would be such a fun kindness card to give to friends with a bottle of bubbles!
Thank You Cards for Kids to Make
Washi Tape and Watercolor Thank You Cards by The Artful Parent. These thank you cards are the perfect project for the artistic child. All you need is paper, washi tape and watercolor paints.
Owl Gratitude Cards by Evolving Motherhood. These owl gratitude cards are too cute! With some cupcake liners, googly-eyes and craft supplies your kids can make these really adorable thank you cards for friends and family.
Kid-Made Stamped Flower Thank You Cards by Hello, Wonderful. With some colorful stamp pads your kids can create these simple flower thank you cards to send to teachers, friends and family.
Crayon Resist Thank You Cards by Happy Hooligans. Crayon Resist is a simple way for young children to create thank you cards! All you need is some paper, white crayons and water color paints.
Ladybug Teacher Thank You Card by The Soccer Mom. Help your kids let their teachers know they will be missed with this adorable ladybug thank you card!
Thinking of You Cards for Kids to Make
Thumbprint Caterpillar Card by Glued to My Crafts. Use this cute caterpillar card to say hello to friends and family. All you need is some paper, colorful ink pads and markers!
You Are My Sunshine Card by I Heart Crafty Things. Let someone know you are thinking about them with this bright, pop-up sunshine card.
Thumbprint Fish Cards – Swimming by to Say… by Glued to My Crafts. This cute card is an adorable way for kids to say “hi” to someone they are thinking about. It would be perfect for a grandparent, neighbor or teacher!
Pop Up Cat Card by Red Ted Art. These adorable pop up cat cards are purrfect for older kids to make and give to friends! This site includes printables for every occasion as well as just to say “hi”.
Bright & Sunny Paper Doily Cards by Glued to My Crafts. Send loved ones some sunshine and let them know you are thinking about them with these bright, sunshine cards! All you need is some paper, paint and a small paper doily to make this cute card.
Nature Craft Card. These beautiful cards are a double hit – let your kids explore and learn about the natural world and then have them write cards to people in their life who they are grateful for. This one is especially a hit with preschoolers!
Greeting Cards for Kids to Make
Cupcake Liner Sloth Card by Glued to My Crafts. These are the cutest little cards to send to friends and family who may need a little pick me up or to tell them you’ve been thinking about them.
Easy Pop Up Butterfly Card by Red Ted Art. These adorable butterfly card is a great card to make for any occasion. Whether its for a birthday, Mother’s Day or just because this pop up card is sure to bring a smile to someone’s face!
Handprint Flamingo Cards by Simple Everyday Mom. These happy little flamingo cards are just adorable. They can be used to say Happy Birthday to Thinking of You! They are so versatile.
Shark Pop Up Card by Easy Peasy and Fun. This shark pop up card is a fun way to say just about anything. And the best part is that it is an easy printable.
Washi Tape Flowers Cards by Glued to My Crafts. These happy little flower cards are made with washi tape and basic craft supplies! They are wonderful cards to send a loving message to family and friends.
I hope this round up of more than 25 homemade cards give you some great ideas to send some love to friends and family, no matter the occasion.
Anytime is the perfect time to make a DIY card for a loved one. Maybe you can pop a little kindness in the mail today!