How to Make a Shooting Star Holiday Card

Kids will love making different variations of this adorable star holiday card!

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Star Bright

Brian Pineda

Star Bright

This festive greeting card is really easy to make -- no sewing skills required.

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Step 1: Gather Materials for Shooting Star Holiday Card

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Step 1: Gather Materials for Shooting Star Holiday Card

What you'll need:

Fabric or decorative paper, scissors, glue, blank card, ⅛" hole punch, embroidery thread

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Step 2: Shooting Star Holiday Card

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Step 2: Shooting Star Holiday Card

Make it:

Cut 2 or 3 different-size stars from fabric or decorative paper. Glue together.

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Step 3: Shooting Star Holiday Card

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Step 3: Shooting Star Holiday Card

Cut 7 to 10 ?" slits on the bottom left-hand half of card, spaced ?" to ?" apart. Punch a hole about 1" in from top right corner.

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Step 4: Shooting Star Holiday Card

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Step 4: Shooting Star Holiday Card

Insert thread through hole, and wrap over the front of the card, securing string inside first slit; repeat until all slits are threaded. Trim and knot ends together.

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Step 5: Shooting Star Holiday Card

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Step 5: Shooting Star Holiday Card

Glue star over hole.


Originally published in the December 2011 issue of Parents magazine.

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