This adorable Baseball Glove Father’s Day Card is perfect kid-made keepsake for the sports-loving dad!
What do you get for the guy who has everything? Dads love kid-made gifts too, and nothing beats a photo card he can proudly display at home or work!
Baseball Glove Pop-up Photo Father’s Day Card
This paper craft is super easy to make and only requires a few simple supplies. Kids will have a blast putting together this fun card to give to their hero!
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- Printable FREE baseball glove pattern
- Brown & white card stock
- Glue stick
- Jumbo wooden craft stick
- Kids paint markers
Print the baseball glove pattern (available FREE here) and cut out the pieces (glove, ball, tab).
Trace pattern onto card stock or thick paper and cut out the pieces.
Cut a slit in the middle of the glove where you will insert the photo. There is a line on the printable pattern to serve as a guide for placement.
Decorate your glove and baseball. We used Kwik Stix Thin Stix paint markers because they are easy for kids to handle, beautifully vibrant, and dry in about 60 seconds.
Trim a photo to be slightly narrower than the baseball. Glue the top of the photo to the bottom of the baseball. The baseball should overlap about 1/4 – 1/2″ of the front of the photo. Glue a jumbo wooden craft stick to the back of the photo and baseball, leaving about 2 inches of the stick out.
Slide photo into the slit you cut in the baseball glove. Flip card over and glue the stopper tab to the bottom edges of the back of the photo. This will keep the photo from falling out of the card. It will look like this:
Flip card back over and finish decorating the front with your custom message.
Check out this easy video demo:
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