Enjoy the holiday season this year with a fun homemade Christmas decoration! This festive cardboard craft Christmas tree is easy to make with just a few simple materials. Get the kids making their own holiday decorations to hang on the tree or in the classroom. Christmas time is a fun opportunity for craft projects and DIY Ornaments with kids.

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DIY CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENTS

Get ready to add this simple Christmas tree craft to your Christmas activities this season. While you’re at it, check out some of our other fun holiday crafts.

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Our simple Christmas activities are designed with you, the parent or teacher, in mind! Easy to set up, quick to do, most activities will take only 15 to 30 minutes to complete and are heaps of fun! Plus, our supplies lists usually contain only free or cheap materials you can source from home!

CARDBOARD CHRISTMAS TREE

YOU WILL NEED:

  • Cardboard
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Green String or Yarn
  • Buttons
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Decorative String or Ribbon

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HOW TO MAKE A CARDBOARD CHRISTMAS TREE

STEP 1: Cut out your tree shapes, logs and stars from cardboard.

Tip: You may want to cut all the cardboard pieces out beforehand if you are doing this activity with a large group.

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STEP 2: Then paint the trees green, the logs brown and the stars yellow.

Alternatively: Instead of painting cardboard you could cut out your pieces from colored cardstock. However your Christmas trees may not be as strong.

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STEP 3: Wrap the trees with green string or yarn and secure with glue.

Tip: For younger children, you may want to start off wrapping the yarn and then let them finish it. Great for developing fine motor skills! 

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STEP 4: Glue the yellow star and brown tree trunk onto the Christmas tree.

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STEP 5: Glue colorful buttons all over the trees. Then loop decorative string or ribbon, and glue onto the back of the Christmas tree.

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Now you have one cute Christmas tree ornament ready to decorate the house with this season!

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