Make grandparent memory books with old Christmas cards by www.ValleyFamilyFun.ca

Christmas Card Grandparent Memory Books

Christmas Card Memory Books

Make grandparent memory books with old Christmas cards by www.ValleyFamilyFun.ca

 

My friend Mary is full of fabulous ideas, and I am lucky enough that she shares them with me. During our latest coffee break, she showed me these fabulous grandparent memory books she had made. I immediately knew this had to be a blog post. So, with her permission, here are Mary’s Christmas Card Grandparent Memory Books!

Wondering what to do with all your left over Christmas cards? Turn them into keepsakes!

Make grandparent memory books with old Christmas cards by www.ValleyFamilyFun.ca

Start collecting old Christmas cards. Rip off the front cover, making sure there isn’t writing on the back.

Trim the edges. Mary used scalloped scissors.

Print a question on the back of each card. You can hand write them, print them off on a strip of paper and glue them on, or do as Mary did and print them off on small labels.

Put a question on the back of each card.

Make grandparent memory books with old Christmas cards by www.ValleyFamilyFun.ca

Download a PDF of questions here.

You can use all the questions for grandparents to answer, or it can be divided.

“The first bunch in red letters are meant for the grandparents to fill out. The rest in black are meant for the parents.”

Put a question on the back of each card.

Make grandparent memory books with old Christmas cards by www.ValleyFamilyFun.ca

Punch a hole in the top corner of each card and put a ribbon through it.

Make grandparent memory books with old Christmas cards by www.ValleyFamilyFun.ca

Children can then give the booklet to their grandparents for Christmas. Throughout the year, grandparents (or parents) can take the time to answer the questions, and then give the memory booklet back to the child the following Christmas.



What a treasure of a lifetime!

Make grandparent memory books with old Christmas cards by www.ValleyFamilyFun.ca

 

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