Learning Objectives: 

  • Computing experience
  • Design practice
  • Creativity


  • Printer paper (optional)


  • Computer
  • Microsoft Word
  • Printer (optional)


  1. Open Microsoft Word
  2. Click on File then New
  3. Click on Cards (located under the search bar)
  4. Here you can choose from many categories or templates for greeting/birthday cards.
  5. Choose a template by double-clicking on it.
  6. Click on the View Tab
  7. Change the Zoom to 80% so you can see the full card on the screen
  8. You can add text, pictures, clipart, or images from Google to the card
  9. Print and mail you card (optional) or save it as a PDF and email it

**Note: Some card templates make two cards, some make one.