How to make an Eiffel Tower card

What is the Eiffel Tower?

The Eiffel Tower (listen la tour Eiffel) is named after Gustave Eiffel, the man whose company built the tower. It is a famous landmark (listen le monument) in Paris and was built between 1887 and 1889.

At 324 metres, it is the tallest (listen le plus haut) structure in Paris, and there is an amazing view (listen une vue incroyable) from the top.

How do you make an Eiffel Tower card?

You will need:

  • an A4 sheet of thin card (listen la carte)

  • a pair of safety scissors (listen des ciseaux)

  • coloured pens (listen des feutres) or pencils (listen des crayons de couleur)


  1. Print out (listen imprime) the template (listen le modèle) onto an A4 sheet of thin card.

  2. Colour in (listen colorie) the Eiffel Tower and design your own Eiffel Tower on the opposite side.

  3. Carefully cut out (listen découpe) the shape of the card.

  4. Fold (listen plie) along the lines. You can also use this card as a bookmark.

If you don't have a printer, why not try tracing the template?

Print out (imprime) the template (le modèle) onto an A4 sheet of thin card.

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Click below to download the instructions and template

Make your own...Eiffel Tower card!

Key French words

listen colorierto colour in
listen découperto cut out
listen hauthigh
listen imprimerto print
listen incroyableamazing
listen le monumentthe landmark/monument
listen plierto fold
listen le plus hautthe highest
listen la tour Eiffelthe Eiffel Tower
listen une vuea view