10 Easy and Creative Diwali Card Ideas for Children

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Diwali Card Ideas for Children

There is not much time for Diwali, and you must be very busy with the preparations already! However, have you started to think about the Diwali cards for kids yet? If you haven’t, to make things are easier for you, we are presenting to you 10 easy and creative Diwali card ideas for kids. Handmade cards are after all everyone’s favourite and carry with it a personalised touch of closeness that no ready-made card can convey.

Amazing Diwali Greeting Card Making Ideas for Kids

Keeping in mind your busy schedule, the ideas for Diwali cards for kids are simple and require just the basic materials. You would have to follow some super easy steps, and your handmade Diwali greeting cards for kids would be good to go! So, the following are 10 creative and easy handmade Diwali greeting cards for kids:

1. Bright As A Diya

The best representation of Diwali is surely a Diya!

Things You Need

How To Make?

  • Take the blank card and draw the outline of a Diya as in the picture.
  • Tear the red marble paper into small pieces.
  • Carefully apply gum on the drawn picture and paste the marble paper inside the Diya to make a collage.
  • Use the yellow one in the same manner to fill the flame.
  • Write Diwali greetings inside the card using the sketch pens and your card is ready!

Diya - Diwali Card

2. Do the Design

You certainly can’t have a Diwali without a beautiful and gorgeous rangoli.

Things You Need

  • Blank greeting card
  • Pencil
  • Sketch Pens
  • Colours

How To Make?

  • Paint a Rangoli on the blank greeting card with season’s greetings written on it.
  • The Rangoli design can be something related to the festival like a Diya as shown in the picture.
  • You can make your child add some personalised greetings inside the card that her friends would surely love!
  • You can also add some glitters on the Rangoli at the end to make it look more attractive.

Rangoli - Diwali Card

3. Burst Of Cracker

Your kids must be very fond of bursting crackers during Diwali. So, her friends too would love a cracker on their Diwali cards!

Things You Need

  • Blank greeting card
  • Pencil
  • Sketch Pens
  • Colours

How To Make?

  • On the top of the blank greeting card, paint a burning or bursting cracker and colour it using bright colours.
  • Write season greetings inside the card along with Diwali messages.

Cracker - Diwali Card

4. Crack It Up

How about shaping the card in the form of a cracker? Kids would certainly be excited just by the look of it!

Things You Need

  • White mount board
  • Pencil
  • Sketch Pens
  • Colours
  • Scissors

How To Make?

  • Paint a conically shaped cracker on the top of the mount board and colour it using bright colours.
  • Once done, cut through the outlines so that the shape of the card is that of the cracker itself. On the opposite side, write personalised greetings.
  • Kids can later use this as a bookmark as well!

Cracker Card for Diwali

5. Doodle It Out

Doodles are in these days and probably the best expression of a festival!

Things You Need

  • Blank greeting card
  • Pencil
  • Sketch Pens
  • Colours

How To Make?

  • On the blank greeting card, guide your child to draw all the things that come to her mind when Diwali is being talked about.
  • She can doodle a variety of things like crackers, bombs, lights, candles, Diyas and so on.
  • Colour them using sketch pens and write Diwali greetings inside the card.
  • She can also add glitters, at last, to add create a festive effect.

Doodle Card for Diwali

6. Contrast Diya

Diwali is all about brightness and colours!

Things You Need

  • Blank Card
  • Watercolours (Three colours including Red and Yellow)
  • Pencil
  • Sketch Pens

How To Make?

  • Take the blank card and draw a Diya on it as shown in the picture.
  • Since Diwali is all about bright lights, using bright watercolours would certainly give the card a feel of the festivity.
  • Colour the Diya using red colour as shown and the background using a contrast colour and let it dry for some time.
  • When it dries up, add greetings inside the card, and it is ready!

Contrast Diya Card for Diwali

7. Lovely Lanterns

Colourful lanterns are not only an integral part of Diwali but a treat for the eyes as well.

Things You Need

  • Blank greeting card
  • Pencil
  • Sketch Pens
  • Watercolours
  • Coloured tapes

How To Make?

  • Draw hanging lanterns on the greeting card like a shade over the Diwali messages written under them.
  • Colour them using bright shades of watercolours and write personalised messages inside.
  • You can also use colourful tapes as borders to make it brighter and more attractive.

Lovely Lanterns Card for Diwali

8. Light it Up

The best description of Diwali would certainly be the “Festival of lights”. So, do not forget fairy lights while sending your greetings.

Things You Need

  • Blank greeting card
  • Pencil
  • Sketch Pens
  • Gum
  • Thread
  • Coloured papers (Preferably Yellow)

How To Make?

  • Cut out pieces of the coloured paper in the shape of little fairy lights. While cutting them out, make sure that the papers are double layered so that the thread can be passed through.
  • Keeping the thread in between, stick the paper lights into the blank greeting card so that it seems that the lights have been hung.
  • Write Diwali messages inside, and the card is ready!

Light It Up Card for Diwali

9. Welcome Home Doraemon

When it comes to kids, cartoons especially Doraemon is their favourite. So how about Doraemon wishing them a happy Diwali too?

Things You Need

  • Blank greeting card
  • Pencil
  • Sketch Pens
  • Colours

How To Make?

  • Guide your kid to sketch Doraemon and colour it on the front side of the blank greeting card.
  • Then create a dialogue box on top of the sketch writing “Happy Diwali” on it such that it seems as if Doraemon is conveying wishes too.
  • Your kid can write her personalised wishes inside the card for her friends.

Cartoon Card for Diwali

10. Diwali for animals

Crackers cause a lot of harm to street animals and children should be the first ones to be aware and spread awareness. A card explaining this would do this job right.

Things You Need

  • Blank greeting card
  • Pencil
  • Sketch Pens
  • Colours

How To Make?

  • Guide your child to sketch some animals being hurt due to the careless use of crackers during Diwali.
  • She can explain her views about this in the form of a message inside the card which states how it Diwali for them too.
  • This would make the cutest idea of Diwali card making for kids!

Animal Card for Diwali

With these card ideas, your kids are bound to give a few people a lot of smiles!

Also Read:  Greeting Card Making Ideas for Kids

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