Looking for easy ideas to make Christmas cards? Why not make your card making activities pop this season with our DIY pop up Christmas cards. Find out how to make a simple pop up card that is sure to be a huge hit with the kiddos and adults. Easy to make with simple supplies, this Christmas craft is a great way to incorporate art and engineering into one “do-able” STEAM Christmas activity. Paper, scissors, tape, and markers are all you need to make some fun pop up Christmas cards today!

HOW TO MAKE A POP UP CHRISTMAS TREE CARD

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Get ready to add this simple paper craft to your Christmas activities this holiday season. While you’re at it, make sure to check out all our favorite Christmas activities for kids. 

Our Christmas crafts are designed with you, the parent or teacher, in mind!  Easy to set up, quick to do, most activities will take only 15 to 30 minutes to complete and are heaps of fun!  Plus, our supplies lists usually contain only free or cheap materials you can source from home!  

Find out how to make a pop up Christmas card below and don’t forget to get your free printable Christmas tree template! 

Click here to grab your free Christmas tree template!

POP UP CHRISTMAS TREE CARD

SUPPLIES:

  • Printable Christmas tree template
  • Cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Paper
  • Markers
  • Tape

HOW TO MAKE A POP UP CHRISTMAS CARD

STEP 1. Print the free Christmas tree template.

STEP 2. Use markers or watercolors to color the Christmas tree and then cut out.

TIP: Want to use your own watercolor paint? Check out our DIY watercolor paints!

STEP 3. Fold a piece of cardstock in half. Then cut into the fold line with scissors. You want to cut two identical slits about half an inch a part and about 2 inches long. Repeat for each pop up you want.

STEP 4. Open the card and push the cut pieces inside the card.

STEP 5. Tape your colored Christmas trees onto the pop up box.

Once completed you can add any lettering you like to the front and write a Christmas message inside. Then your homemade pop up Christmas cards can be on their way to friends and family far away.

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