Halloween is in a few weeks and here’s a quick craft for the holiday! Crafting is good for your health- it can reduce stress, can you a sense of accomplishment, and help to improve your sense of concentration. Making crafts has also been shown to increase happiness and protect the brain from damage caused by aging.
Make a few pop-up cards and pass them out to friends!
Paper- about 3 pieces
Colored pencils or markers
Step 1: Fold two sheets of paper in half. Trim to slightly smaller than the size of the envelope, if needed.
Step 2: Draw and cut out a spooky shape (make sure it will fit inside your card).
Step 3: Take one of the sheets of paper and cut two slits from the folded side, about ½” wide and 1” long into the center of the folded paper. (The paper will stay intact though).
Step 4: Push paper through to the other side and fold. This is what you will glue your spooky shape to.
Step 5: Glue shape to the folded tab that you created and let dry.
Step 6: Glue this sheet of paper to the other piece of blank paper. Add a Halloween message!
For more crafting inspiration, check out these titles:
How to Make Holiday Pop-Ups by Joan Irvine
Cards that Pop Up, Flip & Slide by Michael Jacobs