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Greeting Card Making Ideas for Class 2

Students will learn the way on how to make easy greeting cards and quickly for any given occasion.

I. What is a Greeting Card?

A greeting card is made up of paper or a thin piece of cardboard with different shapes and a message written inside of it. People exchange them on special occasions such as birthdays, festivals, anniversaries, and other such occasions. Cards such as ‘Thank you’ and ‘Get well soon’ are given to express gratitude or wish a speedy recover from an illness. Mostly, it is put in an envelope that might come in different styles.

  1. Steps to Make a Greeting Card
  2. Make a Greeting Card
  3. Types of Messages to Write in a Greeting Card
    1. Birthday Card Messages:
    2. It is very common to prepare birthday card for friend. Birthday messages such as ‘enjoy your day’, ‘many, many, happy returns of the day’, ‘Have a fun birthday’, etc. are written on the front page of the card.

    3. Thank You Greeting Card Messages:
    4. These are used to thank someone in a creative and fun way. Messages such as ‘thank you for helping me’, ‘thank you for being there’, etc are written inside such cards.

    5. Messages on cards for different occasions:

On different occasions such as Christmas, New Year, Mother’s Day etc. cards can be created for people. Depending on the occasion, different messages are written inside the card. The cards that are made on Mother’s Day are specially created for the mothers with messages such as ‘You will always be special’, ‘Happy Mother’s Day’, etc. are mentioned in these cards.

II. Nouns

Proper Noun: Proper nouns are the specific names of a people, places, or things. They are used in the form of the name of the person for whom the card is being made.

Even the cards that are made for various festivals and occasions like Christmas cards, and Mother’s Day cards have proper nouns. The names of these occasions are proper nouns.


  1. How Are Proper Nouns Used in the Beginning Message of a Greeting Card?
  2. Answer:

    Dear Susan,

    The name of the person to whom you are sending this card will be written in the first line of the card.


  3. Where Are Proper Nouns Mentioned in the Message?
  4. Examples:

    1. Merry Christmas (Christmas is a proper noun)
    2. Happy New Year


  5. Where Would You Use the Proper Nouns At the End of the Greeting Message?


    From your best friend Rohan.

    The name of the person who has sent the card will be written in the last line of the card.

III. Punctuations


  1. How Are Exclamation Marks Used in a Greeting Card?
  2. Answer:

    The exclamation mark is given at the end of a sentence or a short phrase that expresses a very strong feeling. This mark is used in messages.


    1. Happy Birthday!
    2. Merry Christmas!
    3. Happy Mother’s Day!


  3. How Is Capitalization Used in a Greeting Card?
  4. Answer:

    Proper nouns always begin with a capital letter. Thus, whenever there is a proper noun in the form of names of people or occasions, the first letter should be capital.


    1. Merry Christmas!
    2. Dear Rima,
    3. Happy Diwali


  5. How Is a Comma Used in Making a Greeting Card?
  6. Answer:

    While writing the message on a greeting card, you need to use a comma. Use a comma after the word ‘Dear’ in the salutation part of the message.


    Dear Rima,
    Happy Birthday!

IV. Describing Words


  1. Which Describing Words Are Used in a Greeting Card?
  2. Answer:

    Describing words are used to talk more about the noun. It adds more details about the person, thing or animal. We can use them to talk about the person for whom the card is being made.


    1. Thank you for being a wonderful friend.
    2. Happy Birthday, my best friend.
    3. Wishing you a prosperous Diwali.


  3. Which Describing Words Are Used in a Greeting Card to Talk About Parents?
  4. Answer:

    Describing words are used to talk more about parents in the messages written inside.


    1. You are an amazing mom.
    2. Happy Birthday, my best friend.
    3. I have the best dad in the world.

V. Try it Yourself

Prepare a birthday greeting card for your friend.

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