Fathers day will soon be upon us, it is Sunday 20th June this year and I have been busy thinking about cards and gifts for MadDad. If you are anything like me then you would prefer to give a home made card every time.I have a couple of very simple ideas for you.
I was inspired by Valerie at Frugal Family Fun Blog for this card.
pencil or pen
circle stickers, various colours
Initially fold your card stock in half to to create a greeting card shape
Draw a number of lines horizontally across the card to make the wire for the birds to sit on.
Depending on the age of your child, you can either cut the stickers for them or help them.
You use half a sticker (semi-circle) for the birds body, a sixth of the sticker to make the tail feathers and an eight of the circle to make the birds beak.
Using either a pencil or a fine liner add some feet and eyes for the birds
It is really easy, simple, very effective and then all that is left is to add your cheesy bird quotesNext up is a twist on our favourite chick cards, we have done this for my niece who is 5 this week. Mable Paintings.
I then laminated them, I got four in to one pouch leaving space for the sheet to adhere between the bookmarks. If you don't have a laminator (mine was £5 from Tesco), then you can use clear sticky backed plastic or contact paper.
I then used my guillotine to cut them up to individual double sided book marks.
I hope I have inspired you to get crafting for Father's day this year and if you do, I would love for you to come back and link here, so that we can all see and maybe have a try of your ideas too.
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