Ostara Greeting Cards

My daughter loves to send mail and give presents, so we use any excuse (usually seasonal) to send out some cards to people.  It’s a great activity to do with kids and really helps to build the excitement of a holiday.  I love how it teaches her about giving to other people.  It is better to give then receive, let’s drill that into them now!

Ostara Greeting Cards - IG

Materials Needed:

  • Packets of seeds
  • Printable for cards
  • Scrap paper
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • Stickers
  • Envelopes (if mailing)

I cut out all the printables and had my daughter pick out the scrap book paper and type of seeds to go with each person.  We glued the printable on the front and the seeds on the back.  Then she decorated some with markers and stickers, depending on her mood.

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We had a blast and it took up over half an hour of the dreaded “witching hour” as we were waiting for daddy to come home on Friday afternoon and have dinner.   She asked to make some for her Nursery School teachers too and loved handing them out to family, teachers, and a few friends.  Plus of course dropping some off in the mailbox.

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Ostara Greeting Cards - PT

What are your favourite plants/flowers to plant?

Please comment below!

Ostara Greeting Cards

You could also do this as part of the #connectingchallenge this month.  Click the post below for more information.

Friends and Family Connecting Challenge - IG

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  1. avatar
    Kerry says:

    Such a lovely quality your daughter has that she likes giving to others! I bet you are so proud, really nice idea, will try this with my niece 🙂

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    Audrey says:

    I’ve never heard of Ostara, but I am all for sending and receiving seeds! and greeting cards too. Thanks for sharing on #fridayfrivolity

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    Meg @ EveryMomDay says:

    The free printable is adorable! My kids love getting & sending mail too! 🙂 As far as my favorite plants – we just moved to AZ so I will miss the Lilacs from NY… I don’t have a favorite thing to plant here yet! Since I dont know how to grow anything in the desert! lol
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    Jon says:

    This looks like a great and fun way to teach kids about the good ol’ fashion way people used to talk to each other! Its always nice getting Non-junk in the mail nowadays and I know how excited kids get when they receive mail. What a great activity!

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      Hil says:

      Thanks for checking it out!! My son is only two and not exactly understanding it either, but that’s ok I know the people appreciate it anyway 🙂 But my daughter loves it!

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