Video:How to Make Birthday Party Invitations With Your Childwith Devita Jacobs
A carnival is a great theme for your child's birthday party, and that carnival theme can extend to handmade invitations. Here are instructions for making birthday party invitations with your child.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Make Birthday Party Invitations With Your Child
Child Birthday Party Invitation Materials
- Construction Paper
- Glue Stick
- Safety Scissors
- Colored Pencils
- Raffle tickets
Color and Cut Out Pieces for Child Birthday InvitationCreate stripes on your canopy cover using colored pencils and a ruler. Color in each stripe until completely filled. Next, lightly draw an outline of a trapezoid on the striped design. Use the pencil-drawn shape as a guide to cut the canopy from the paper. Have your child use safety scissors to cut the base of the ticket booth from brown construction paper in the shape of a rectangle. The size of the base should be comparable in size to the canopy. Next, cut two thin strips from the brown construction paper to represent the poles in the booth.
Glue Birthday Party Invitation TogetherArrange the pieces on a sheet of brightly colored construction paper. The ideal size for your construction paper ranges between 5x7 and 4x6, as these are the standard sizes for invitation envelopes. Glue the pieces to the construction paper, adding the canopy cover to the top of the poles in the ticket booth. In the available space, add carnival balls in a variety of colors. Glue one of the raffle ticket pieces to the base of the carnival booth. Write "It’s a Party!" on the space inside the ticket booth using a dark colored pencil. Write event details on the back side of the invitation. Remember to include essential information, such as the celebrant's name, date, time, location, and RSVP number. Using a ruler to helps you to keep information neat on the birthday invitation.
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