6th Annual Reader Callout! “Hoppy Day” Frog Card

Materials

  • Green cardstock
  • Cardstock, scraps: red, white, black, lime green, dark green

Tools

  • Circle paper punches: 1-1/2”, 5/8”
  • Heart paper punches: 1”, 1/2”
  • Beacon Adhesives Kid’s Choice! Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, black marker, hole punch, ruler

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print out patterns. Cut patterns from cardstock.

STEP 2

  • Punch two 1-1/2” circles from white cardstock, one 1-1/2” circle from green cardstock, and two 5/8” circles from black cardstock. Punch two 1” hearts and two 1/2” hearts from red cardstock. Use hole punch to punch about 15 circles from lime and dark green cardstock. Cut large green circle in half (eyelids).

STEP 3

  • Outline all large green pieces and white circles with black marker.

STEP 4

  • To make eyes, adhere black circles onto bottom of white circles. Adhere green half circles onto top of eyes. Adhere eyes on head, extending over fold. Draw mouth using black marker. Adhere hearts on cheeks.

STEP 5

  • Open frog card. Adhere feet, legs, and back feet onto back of card front. Adhere heart on chest. Randomly adhere small green circles on sides of body and legs. Adhere one circle on eyelid.

STEP 6

  • On inside of card, write “Have a Hoppy Day” with black marker. Adhere red heart on inside.
by Linda Valentino

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2547/c5cc1f15-8001-4c12-885e-c3c388b2c896.pdf



"Hoppy Day” Frog Card
"Hoppy Day” Frog Card Open View
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