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Christmas Card Puzzles a Simple Kids Boredom Buster

We love a simple craft that uses things you might already have around your home. These craft stick puzzles are one of them! This Christmas card craft also gives you something to do with all of those greeting cards you get every year in the mail. You are going to love these Christmas Card Puzzles!Throw a few of these Christmas Card Puzzles into your bag for a boredom buster to pull out anywhere!

Every year we display all of the lovely cards we get in the mail and every year they end up in a stack at the bottom of one of our Christmas bins. We always pick out a few to make greeting card boxes, but there are always so many leftovers! These craft stick puzzles the perfect way to use them up and make a great activity for your little ones.

What you need to make your Christmas Card Puzzles:

  • Craft sticks.
  • Christmas cards. (You could do this for any occasion)
  • White glue.
  • A box cutter or Exacto knife.
  • Tape.

How to assemble your Christmas Card Puzzles:

Start by looking through your cards. Pick out ones with a good image to create your puzzle. Then cut the front off from the back.Grab a few Christmas cards together to make some of these fun craft stick puzzles! All you need are a few holiday cards and popcycle sticks. These Christmas card puzzles are a great kids activity you can pull out anywhere! Trim the image if you like. Next, use a strip of tape to hold your craft sticks together.Grab a few Christmas cards together to make some of these fun craft stick puzzles! All you need are a few holiday cards and popcycle sticks. These Christmas card puzzles are a great kids activity you can pull out anywhere!

Spread your glue on the back of your card. Place on your craft sticks, flip over and add some weight like a few cans to make sure the image doesn’t bubble up anywhere. Grab a few Christmas cards together to make some of these fun craft stick puzzles! All you need are a few holiday cards and popcycle sticks. These Christmas card puzzles are a great kids activity you can pull out anywhere!Let dry.

Once dry, fold between the sticks,Grab a few Christmas cards together to make some of these fun craft stick puzzles! All you need are a few holiday cards and popcycle sticks. These Christmas card puzzles are a great kids activity you can pull out anywhere! then cut along the created corner. Grab a few Christmas cards together to make some of these fun craft stick puzzles! All you need are a few holiday cards and popcycle sticks. These Christmas card puzzles are a great kids activity you can pull out anywhere!Then play! V did them each separately and then mixed them all together and completed all 3.Grab a few Christmas cards together to make some of these fun craft stick puzzles! All you need are a few holiday cards and popcycle sticks. These Christmas card puzzles are a great kids activity you can pull out anywhere! I used these colored craft sticks to make it easier for her to pick apart the puzzles. These are a great boredom buster to pull out at restaurants, doctors’ offices, or could even be done in the car on a cookie sheet! They also give a second life to those all of those Christmas cards.

 

If you have a big box of craft sticks to use up check out the rest of these amazing ideas!Christmas is the perfect time for crafting! Check out these fun Christmas craft stick activities and crafts!

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