The first Saturday in October is World Card Making Day. The best way to acknowledge this fun day is to learn how to make cards.
The grandmother of one of our students loves to make cards and teaches adults how to make them. She took on the challenge to teach card making to third graders. It went very well and students learned how to make an owl card for fall.
The process of card making develops these skills:
~fine motor skills like cutting and gluing
The act of sending greeting cards can be dated back to the ancient Chinese, who exchanged cards to celebrate and send messages of good will for the New Year.