Kids will love making this cute Santa Card for friends and loved ones this holiday season! It is a simple and unique Christmas card idea that kids of all ages, and even adults, will enjoy creating.

This easy Christmas craft is a perfect activity to put together in a jiffy! All you need to make this darling homemade card is our free template, some cardstock and a couple other simple craft supplies you probably have on hand right now.

This fun holiday card is great for making at home or school with a group of children. You can even create it at a classroom Christmas party as a make and take craft for kids to take home and give to a loved one.



  • white cardstock
  • red cardstock
  • cream cardstock
  • small red pom-pom
  • googly eyes
  • glue stick
  • Glue Dots
  • scissors


Step 1: Download and print out the free santa card template. I found it easiest to print out the template on white cardstock paper. That way your santa beard card, hat pom-pom and hat band are all ready for you to cut out and use.

Use the other page of the template as a guide to trace and cut out the other card pieces out of colored cardstock paper. Cut out the santa face with cream or any skin tone color cardstock. Then cut out the santa hat with red cardstock.

Step 2: Fold the Santa beard in half along the dashed line on the template to create the beard and card.

Step 3: Glue the hat band at the bottom of the triangle Santa hat. Bend down the top of the triangle card to look like the hat is floppy. Add glue at the end of the hat and glue on the white hat pom-pom.

Step 4: Using a glue stick, add glue on the top one-third of the Santa face. Place the Santa hat on the glue.

Step 5: Add glue on the bottom one-third of the Santa face. Then place the folded beard on the glue.

Step 6: Use Glue Dots or a glue stick to glue your small red pom-pom nose on your Santa Card. Then glue googly eyes on your Santa face.

Step 7: Open up your Santa card. Use a marker to write a greeting on the inside of the card like “Merry Christmas” or “Ho Ho Ho! Happy Holidays!” Give your Christmas card to someone to brighten their day!

Find more Christmas crafts and homemade card ideas by browsing the categories at the top menu bar of our website.


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Written by Sarah

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