Make your own New Year Cards

November 27, 2015


New Year


Make a Chinese New Year Monkey CardHere's an idea for a new year card to celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Monkey. You could easily use this template to create a stick puppet too by making the monkey head and adding a stick on the back.

You will need:

  • A4 white paper
  • A4 red card (or a lollipop stick and sticky tape)
  • brown cartridge paper (13cm x 16cm)
  • biege cartridge paper (12cm x 21cm)
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • dark brown felt-tip pen
  • metallic gold pen (optional)

What you do:

  1. Download our Make a Monkey card template and print onto a sheet of white A4 paper.
  2. Put a dab of glue with the glue stick on the head shape and place lightly on the brown cartridge paper. With both layers together, cut out the circle labelled "head". Quickly peel away the white circle template before the two layers stick together properly.
  3. Stick the rectangle with the mouth, forehead and ear templates onto light bright cartridge paper lightly with a few dabs of glue stick, then cut each shape out of both layers of papers. Remove the white templates before the glue sticks to the light brown paper properly.
Cut out the monkey's head Cut out the mouth,  ear and forehead pieces Using the glue stick,  fix the ears on back of the head at the sides and the heart shaped forehead. Year of the Monkey Card
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Source: www.topmarks.co.uk

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