Summer Party for Kids

Summer Party for Kids

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Fiskars
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Additional Information



  • Fiskars&®:
    Shape Template-Rectangle
    Shape Template-Circle
    Ultra ShapeXpress Cutter
    Premier No. 5 Micro-Tip Scissors
    Medium Lever Punch-Flower
    Hand Punch 1/4" Star
    Paper Crimper
  • Orange, green, brown, pink, purple, blue, green, sand cardstock
  • Transparent sheet
  • Glue
  • Foam adhesive
  • Thin twine
  • Straws-assorted colors
  • Lifesavers candy
  • Blue straw


Take a photo of the child filling up the width of a 4" x 6" photo.
2. Silhouette the photo using Fiskars&® Premier No. 5 Micro-Tip Scissors.
3. Mat Photo on a 4" x 7-1/2" blue rectangle of cardstock.
4. Using the Fiskars&® Rectangle Shape Template, cut a 3" x 1-1/2" rectangle out of orange cardstock with Fiskars&® Ultra ShapeXpress Cutter.
5. Center the 3-1/2" x 2" rectangle template over previously cut rectangle and cut again to create frame for goggles.
6. Cut another rectangle from a transparent sheet to fit inside of the goggles, adhere beneath goggles frame.
7. Place a blue straw along the right side of the child's face to form a snorkel.
8. Overlap the blue straw on the right side of the goggle frame. Center the rest of the frame around the child's eyes. Adhere to page using glue dots.
9. Fold a piece of sand-colored cardstock in half to form the invitation.
10. Attach blue rectangle, including child image, to the front of the invitation.
Luau Lei
Cut a piece of thin twine long enough to be tied and easily removed over a childʼs head.
2. Tie a button on one end temporarily to keep everything in place.
3. Use Fiskars&® Medium Flower Lever Punch to create flower punch outs, alternate with various colors of paper.
4. Using Fiskars&® Hand Punch 1/4" Star, punch a star in the center of each flower.
5. Cut colorful straws into 1/2ʼ" pieces.
6. Have children thread flower punches onto twine using cut straws as a spacer between each flower.
7. Remove button. Tie both ends of twine together to complete lei.
Palm Tree Party Favors
Cut a 3-1/8" x 3-5/8" rectangle of brown cardstock and run through Fiskars&® Paper Crimper.
2. To make tree trunk, wrap brown cardstock around a roll of candy. Place a line of glue dots where paper overlaps and stick together.
3. Cut a random shape from chipboard for a little island to anchor the tree.
4. Attach a second roll of candy to island using a couple glue dots.
5. Cut out leaves from green paper, folded in half, and fringe-cut. Attach leaves to the top of trunk using glue dots.
6. Lay Fiskars&® Circle Shape Template on brown cardstock. Cut out small circles using Fiskars&® Ultra ShapeXpress Cutter to create coconuts.
7. Use glue dots to attach coconuts to the top of palm tree.

Items in This Collection
Please Note: Some items are out of stock.



Fiskars Medium Lever Punch-1" Flower

Item # 2412583
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$9.99 $5.99

Grafix Craft Plastic Sheets Clear

Item # 12833075
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$12.99 $7.79

Aunt Lydia's Baker's Cotton Crochet Thread

Item # zprd_12654141a
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Shape Template Set 8.5"X11" 3/Pkg-Circles, Ovals&Rectangles

Item # 10728194
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$14.99 $8.99

Fiskars® Hand Punch 1/4" Star

Item # 5066295
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$12.99 $7.79

American Crafts Smooth Cardstock Pack

Item # 12891727
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$21.99 $13.19

Scrapbook Adhesives 3D Foam Squares

Item # 7804966
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Premier No. 5 Micro-Tip Scissors

Item # 1751536
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Fiskars® Ultra ShapeXpress Cutter

Item # 5847421
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$19.99 $11.99

Aleene's Original Tacky Glue

Item # 2018091
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