Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

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National Grandparents Day is celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day (Labor Day is the first Monday of September); this year it`ll be on September 13, 2015. Grandparents Day honors grandparents through a range of art activities for kids such as card-giving, gift-giving, inviting grandparents to schools to participate in special programs. Preschool and elementary schoolchildren do their best to prepare Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day and express their love and appreciation for the role they have played in their lives.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day Craft Ideas for Kids



Here are some festive celebration craft ideas which will be fun for preschool and elementary schoolchildren to create. And they can be expanded for older children as well. The easiest craft gift for kids to make is a handmade card.

Greeting Gift Card in the Collage Technique

This card is easily made with maximum of kid`s independence; and this factor together with its beauty and originality, is of great importance as it`s a KID`S GIFT.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Besides, here each child can reveal his individuality, making his gift exclusive as the collage technique has a variative diversity.

For creating this card you`ll need: a rectangle sheet of paper for drawing, a template in the shape of a tie, a small paper sheet for drawing a freeform flower, a rectangle cardboard sheet of a bigger size than the size of the picture (for this you may use 1/4 part of the colored cover of the drawing album), crayons, felt-tip pens or wax crayons (as in our case).

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Everything is ready and start creating…

Draw a picture of a car. Cut a tie using a template and draw a flower.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Now cut out the flower and place all the card parts of the festive composition on the colored base.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Here are the greeting Card Gifts made by our elementary schoolchildren for their grandparents.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

The card «A Bout Is Sailing» (watercolor) was created by the preschool kindergarten children.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

For this card you`ll need: a paper workpiece cut arbitrarily in the shape of a wave, watercolor, thin and thick paintbrushes and a sheet of scene cardboard for the base. The process of making is the same as for the first card.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

These cards are simple for preschoolers to make and pleasant for grandparents to get.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Little children are fond of making different appliques and for their dear grandfathers they`ve made some interesting ones:

Sailfish

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

To make the applique "Plane" kindergarten kids used, besides colored paper, cotton and plasticine.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

These beautiful Applique Gifts are made from paper napkin lumps — embossed applique is an intensive occupation that needs a lot of patience and perseverance, but the result is worth it. They were made for grandparents on Grandparents Day by their loving granddaughters.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

And these lovely Applique Gifts were made for dear grandmothers.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Nautilus

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

It`s made from geometrical figures: a rectangle, triangle and squares.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Glue the prepared parts onto the plastic plate. Begin with the deck and mast (half of a cocktail stick).

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

To the mast add a sail. Fasten its ends up and down, a bit lifting the triangle middle.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

To make the craft brighter, an educator fastens a blue ribbon with a stapler — Nautilus seems to sail on the waves.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

The Craft Gifts for grandparents are ready to be presented on the holiday.

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

The following handmade crafts are also perfect gifts for grandparents on Grandparents Day:

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

Preschool Handmade Craft Gifts to Honor Grandparents on Grandparents Day

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Comments (3)

Thanks! A lot of interesting ideas!
The handmade gift cards here are perfect!
Make your dad happy presenting him with such nice appliques created with your own hands! They are easy to make!

applique for dad

applique for dad
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