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Grinch Card Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Are you ready to take a trip to Whoville again this Christmas? One of our favorite Christmas movies (or book!) is How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Let’s make some memories with the kids and make a day out of this beloved story. Make some hot cocoa and cookies, cuddle up for the movie, and afterward, we have the perfect craft for the kids to make. While the kids make this Grinch card craft, you can ask them about their favorite parts of the movie.

The kids can send this cute card to a friend or family member to wish them a Merry Christmas, or use it as a gift tag! 

They’ll have a blast making this cute holiday craft and work on their scissor skills and hand-eye coordination. It’s a win-win with this craft!

Don’t let the holiday fun stop there. We have lots more Grinch activities that your kids will love to do! We’ve gathered up some of our favorites so all you have to do is save the ones you want to make throughout the season!

Cute Grinch Card Craft

kids' Grinch craft with the words Grinch card craft

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Yellow crayon or marker (optional)
  • Grinch template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the Grinch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need. If you want to color the Grinch’s eyes in yellow, do that before cutting them out.

hands holding Grinch card craft template

Fold the Grinch card base in half along the dashed line and cut it out, leaving the top, flat part uncut.

Begin by gluing the nose to the middle of the Grinch’s face, a bit above the mouth.

hands gluing nose to Grinch card craft

Take the eyes and angle them to follow the curve of the face and glue them, one on each side.

hands gluing eye to Grinch card craft

Next, take the eyebrows and glue them angled downward on the top part of the eyes.

hands gluing eyebrows to Grinch card craft

Create the Santa hat by gluing the fluff to the bottom of the hat, then glue the pom to the pointy end of the hat.

hands gluing hat fluff to hat of Grinch card craft
hands gluing hat pom to hat of Grinch card craft

Finish up by gluing the hat to the top of the Grinch’s head.

hands gluing hat to Grinch card craft

Open up the card and write a sweet message inside!

hands writing message inside Grinch card

We’re sure that anyone your kid gives this card to this Christmas will absolutely love it! Check out our other card crafts too!

hand holding Grinch card craft with a 2nd craft in the background

Christmas Ideas For Kids

Looking for some fun Christmas ideas to do with the kids this holiday? We have a lot of great ideas that will keep the kids entertained and engaged. Keep reading below for some crafts and activities that will be a hit with your kids this holiday season.

Christmas Books For Kids

There are plenty of reasons to read aloud to your kids! For one, it’s a great way to bond with them and help them wind down before bedtime.

But beyond that, reading out loud has a number of other benefits for children. It helps them build their vocabulary, learn new concepts, and develop their imagination.

So if you’re looking for a way to give your child a leg up, grab a book and start reading!

Below are some of the top Christmas books to read to your kids!

Dasher: This wonderfully illustrated Christmas book for kids gives you the back story on one of Santa’s favorite reindeer, Dasher! Girls will especially love to read this since Dasher is a girl.

Construction Site On Christmas Night: Fans of the fun characters of the construction site books have to add this Christmas-themed story to their collection. See how the trucks get ready for Christmas!

How To Catch An Elf: Kids everywhere love the silliness of this Christmas story. The rhymes and the illustrations will draw the kids in as well. This is a Christmas book kids will want to read every year!

Grinch card craft

Christmas Crafts For Kids

The holiday season is a fun time to craft! Create memories while they gain skills that help with their development.

While kids are having fun expressing their creativity and showing off their artistic skills, they are also working on their fine motor skills, problem-solving, concentration, and patience.

Check out some of our favorite Christmas crafts below to get your kids inspired to craft.

Gingerbread Man Elf Disguise Craft – Keep the gingerbread man safe from getting eaten this Christmas by making him a clever disguise! Dress him up like one of Santa’s helpers with this cute elf disguise to keep him safe! This craft takes just a few simple materials, and the kids will have the gingerbread man going incognito in no time.

Grinch Max Headband Craft – The Grinch’s dog Max has got to be one of the best companions. He’s loyal, helpful and so cute. Kids can either color in Max or use colored paper to put together this fun craft. They’ll love pretending to be this fun character when they wear their new headband!

Christmas craft ideas image collage

Elf on the Shelf Paper Plate Craft – Are your kids excited about the return of their elf? This is a great project that will get them into the holiday spirit. The kids will love to show off their artistic skills and creativity when they turn an everyday paper plate into a cute elf!

Reindeer Tissue Paper Craft – Jingle bells are ringing with the reindeer on the way with this fun craft. The kids will love to decorate for Christmas with this simple and cute tissue paper craft. Just grab the free template to make creating this project a cinch.

Christmas Activities For Kids

Your busy little elves will love to color in these free elf coloring pages. This is a great no prep activity that will give your kids hours of coloring fun. Just print them out, grab the crayons or markers, and you have a fun activity in minutes.

Make Santa jolly by having the kids fill in his picture in this fun roll a Santa game! They’ll have lots of fun and teach them to match colors and work on the fine motor skills at the same time. It’s simple to prepare – just print, gather dice and pom poms, and your players!

hand opening Grinch card craft with a 2nd craft in the background

Here’s a great activity to go along with the above Grinch card craft. These Grinch worksheets are a great way to add learning into all the fun. These worksheets will help kids work on handwriting, fine motor skills, letter recognition, and scissor skills with their favorite Christmas character!

Your kids will get into the holiday spirit while working on these Christmas pattern block mats! They’ll love matching their pattern blocks to all the different holiday scenes featured on the block mats. So grab these pages and the tangrams for an activity that will keep your kids entertained and engaged this holiday season.

2 Grinch card crafts

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Christmas Ideas For Kids

hand holding Grinch card craft with a 2nd craft in the background

Grinch Card Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Kids can send this cute Grinch card to a friend or family member to wish them a Merry Christmas, or use it as a gift tag! 

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Yellow crayon or marker (optional)
  • Grinch template

Instructions

  1. Download the Grinch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need. If you want to color the Grinch's eyes in yellow, do that before cutting them out.
  2. Fold the Grinch card base in half along the dashed line and cut it out, leaving the top, flat part uncut.
  3. Begin by gluing the nose to the middle of the Grinch's face, a bit above the mouth.
  4. Take the eyes and angle them to follow the curve of the face and glue them, one on each side.
  5. Next, take the eyebrows and glue them angled downward on the top part of the eyes.
  6. Create the Santa hat by gluing the fluff to the bottom of the hat, then glue the pom to the pointy end of the hat.
  7. Finish up by gluing the hat to the top of the Grinch's head.

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Grinch Card Craft Template

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Judy Trim

Friday 23rd of December 2022

Thank you!

Sam

Friday 23rd of December 2022

You're welcome!

Lucas

Wednesday 14th of December 2022

Great, thanks:

Sam

Wednesday 14th of December 2022

You're welcome!

Alyssa

Tuesday 13th of December 2022

Please!

Sam

Tuesday 13th of December 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you 🙂

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