Today I’m sharing an idea I started with my twin 8-yr. old nieces last month.
Card kits! They visited me in June and while they were here we played in my craft room and I showed them how to make cards. They had so much fun using my stuff and learning how to make cards. They loved it! They even said I was a very good teacher. 🙂 I asked them if they’d like me to mail them card kits and they excitedly said, “That would be wonderful”. Cute, huh?! I’ll be sending out their second kit tomorrow…this is the card they’ll be making this month:
Each month I put together a kit containing everything they’ll need to make a fun card.
All the pieces and embellishments are packed into a clear envelope then it’s packaged in a 5″x7″ ziploc bag along with an envelope and step-by-step instructions. Because they don’t have stamps and ink I prepare all the stamped components for them. Sometimes there will be elements that they’ll have to color or paint. When they’re all finished, and if they followed the directions properly, they should end up with the card pictured.
I ask them to send me a picture of their completed cards. This is the card that we made last month:
And here’s the card Natalie put together:
I wish they lived closer to me so we could see each other and craft together more often but at least I can share some fun with them this way. I know they look forward to getting their packages each month and I enjoy seeing their completed projects.
See you next time!