How to Design a Kid's Flyer
By Vera Leigh
If you are planning a children's-themed event, then you may want to make a creative flyer to distribute to your neighborhood families and children. You can use Microsoft Word's flyer templates to customize and personalize a flyer to reflect your needs as well as your personal aesthetic. Spend an afternoon with your children traipsing the neighborhood and delivering the flyers.
Open a new document in Microsoft Word and download a flyer template. To do this, click on your "Office" button once you have opened Word. Click on "New." Double-click on "Flyers." Double-click on "Event Flyers."
Download a kid-friendly flyer from the templates provided in the library. Double-click your selection; it will download into your Word document.
Customize the text on your flyer to reflect kid-friendly themes and language. You might even insert a creative, simple poem. Click on the text box on the flyer, highlight the filler text, and replace it with your own. An example of a poem you pen might be: "Join us for a party at the pool! Bring your kids and something to drink that is cool! We'll eat cake and ice cream and celebrate our girl Kate! RSVP by May 10; we can't wait!"
Vera Leigh has worked as a professional freelance writer since 2008. Her work has appeared in "Learn Overseas" and "Grad Source" magazines. In addition, she received an honorable mention in "Newsweek's" My Turn contest. She has written features for nonprofits focused on literacy, education, genomics and health. In her spare time, Leigh puts her English major to use by tutoring in grammar and composition.