Pink Elephant Card

Materials

  • Cardstock or construction paper: white, pink, red
  • Wiggle eyes, two

Tools

  • API Crafter’s Pick The Ultimate! Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, black marker

Directions

STEP 1

  • Measure and cut 5-3/4”x10 pink paper rectangle. Fold rectangle in half, creating 5-3/4”x5” card.

STEP 2

  • Print out patterns. Transfer elephant shape onto folded card.

STEP 3

  • Measure and cut two 1/2” (cheeks) and two 1-1/4” (toenails) heart shapes from red paper. Cut points from toenail hearts. Adhere cheeks and toenails on elephant.

STEP 4

  • Use black marker to add details and draw outline around elephant.

STEP 5

  • For trunk, measure and cut 3/4”x4” pink paper rectangle. Fold top edge 1/2” to back. Cut 1-1/4” red paper heart (nostrils). Cut point from nostril heart. Adhere nostrils on trunk. Adhere folded edge of trunk between cheeks. Adhere wiggle eyes above trunk.

STEP 6

  • Use black marker to write “An Elephant Never Forgets” on white saying. Adhere saying above elephant. Write “How Wonderful You Are!” on red heart. Adhere heart inside card.

Tip

  • 1. When working with a group of younger kids, trace and cut patterns out ahead of time. Have kids decorate elephants with stickers and write messages inside using marker.
by Mary Ayres

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/901/999d8eda-f5ae-41dd-be14-baeb3fe35190.pdf



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