This is a cute little card that could be used for any occasion. Older kids will be able to do the whole activity themselves. For younger kids, an adult can cut out the elephant shape and let their child assemble and glue onto the card themselves.
Elephants make a simple and easily identified outline but you could experiment with other animals or people.
Time: 20 minutes
Age: Over 10's
Cut the outline of an elephant from a scrap of wrapping paper. Patterned paper gives a lovely effect.
you only need a small leftover piece of wrapping paper
Stick the elephant to your card.
Glue on some buttons to represent balloons and then draw on the strings down to the trunk.