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15 Christmas Card Ideas

Making your own Christmas card is not only fun to do – but is appreciated so much more by the receiver. Kids can make handmade Christmas cards to give to family and friends at Christmas. And if you’re like us, we don’t like spending money on cards when you can create something that will be cherished for many years. So we’re sharing over 15 of the best Christmas card ideas. There is something for everyone on this list – and not just for kids, adults can have fun making these handmade Christmas cards too!

RELATED: Handprint Christmas Cards 

Handmade Christmas Card Ideas

1. Reindeer Handprint Card

Reindeer Handprint Card – This reindeer handprint card could also be turned into an ornament.

Christmas Handprint Reindeer Craft

2. Christmas Handprint Cards

For another reindeer handprint card, see these Christmas handprint cards. You can also make a Santa and an elf too!

Christmas Handprint Cards

3. Santa Handprint Card

For a different way to make Santa, see this Santa handprint card.

Santa Handprint Christmas Card

4. Handprint Christmas Tree Card

For another handprint card, see this Handprint Christmas tree. You can make the lights from fingerprints too which is so cute!

Fingerprint Christmas Tree

5. Snow Globe Card

This snow globe card comes with a free printable snow globe template so you can easily put it together. We love that you can add your own personalized photo inside!

Snow Globe Christmas Card

6. Santa Craft Card

This Santa craft is also a card that opens up! Kids will love making the Santa and also writing their special message inside.

Santa Craft

7. Snowman Craft Card

This snowman craft card is just like the Santa card. It open ups to write your own special Christmas message inside.

Snowman Craft

8.  Macaroni Pasta Noodle Christmas Cards

These macaroni and pasta noodle Christmas cards may bring back some nostalgia for you. These were inspired by the classic macaroni wreaths that have been done for many years.

Pasta Craft for Kids Christmas

9. Free Printable Penguin Cards

If you’re not feeling like creating something, you can print off these free printable penguin cards instead.

Penguin Free Christmas Card Printable

10. Free Christmas Photo Card Template

To make your own Christmas photo card, you can grab this free template here and print on printable photo paper.

More Christmas Card Ideas

Here are few more of our favorite Christmas card ideas.

DIY Christmas Card Ideas


  1. Paint chip Christmas cards
  2. Glittery Christmas tree cards
  3. Fingerprint Christmas tree card
  4. Pop-up Christmas card
  5. Handprint Angel Card 

We hope you love all of these Christmas card ideas!

Handmade Christmas Cards

More Christmas Crafts

See over 50+ Christmas Crafts for kids – lots of easy crafts for kids.

Christmas Craft Ideas

Also see these easy to make popsicle stick snowflakes!

Popsicle Stick Crafts for Christmas

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