Create one or more of these cute mini Christmas trees below. We love simple Christmas crafts for kids that look amazing but don’t take a ton of time, supplies, or craftiness to do. Most use supplies you already have on hand, and are budget friendly.
From cute Christmas tree ornaments, Christmas tree art to 3D Christmas trees, you will find easy Christmas tree crafts for preschoolers and older. Which one will you make first?
THE BEST CHRISTMAS TREE CRAFTS FOR KIDS
CHRISTMAS TREE CRAFTS
Watch the video below that includes a couple of our favorites!
3D CHRISTMAS TREE
We put together this fun 3D Christmas tree from supplies we already had. Use what you have and see what you can come up with.
CARDBOARD CHRISTMAS TREE
A colorful Christmas tree craft for preschoolers and older.
CHRISTMAS TREE CARDS
Make these cute Christmas tree cards inspired by three famous artists, with our printable Christmas tree templates. A fun craft for younger and older kids too!
CHRISTMAS TREE TESSELLATIONS
Combine art and math, with this printable Christmas tree tessellation activity. Color the Christmas trees and then create your own tessellation pattern.
COFFEE FILTER CHRISTMAS TREE
What can you do with coffee filters? Make a fun coffee filter Christmas tree, of course! Here’s an easy Christmas tree craft that even non-crafty kids will love.
LACING CHRISTMAS TREE
Great for little hands to develop fine motor skills and it uses cardboard you already have!
KANDINKSY CHRISTMAS TREE
Add fun and colorful circles to our printable Christmas tree cutout for a simple Christmas decoration inspired by artist, Wassily Kandinsky.
MATISSE CHRISTMAS TREE
Make a Christmas tree inspired by abstract artist, Henri Matisse with our fun printable download.
MONDRIAN CHRISTMAS TREE
A Christmas tree ornament with a fun Piet Mondrian spin to it. Learn about the famous artist, and make your own Mondrian inspired Christmas trees. Free printable included!
PAPER CHRISTMAS TREE
This 3D Christmas tree craft includes a free Christmas tree template for you to print. All you need are some colored markers to decorate your paper tree before assembling.
PAPER STRIP CHRISTMAS TREE
Super simple and great for preschoolers to practice their fine motor skills, make a Christmas tree from paper strips.
POPSICLE STICK CHRISTMAS TREE
Popsicle sticks are an easy and budget friendly material to use for Christmas tree crafts. Combine them with some colorful pom poms for a cute Christmas tree ornament.
REVERSE PAINTING CHRISTMAS TREE
Learn about reverse painting on glass to create a fun and colorful Christmas Tree. This would make an easy homemade Christmas gift idea too!
SPARKLY CHRISTMAS TREE CRAFT
We love this cute Christmas tree craft because it is simple enough for even toddlers to do.
STAMPED CHRISTMAS TREE
Recycle your carboard boxes by making this fun stamped Christmas tree craft. Why not add in a homemade paint recipe as well!
STRAW CHRISTMAS TREES
Make these easy straw ornaments with simple and inexpensive paper straws.
ZENTANGLE CHRISTMAS TREE
Combine zentangle art and a fun Christmas tree theme for an easy art activity for kids. Draw zentangle Christmas patterns on our free printable Christmas tree template using a few basic supplies.
MORE CHRISTMAS FUN…
And after crafting with the kiddos, why not make some festive Christmas slime for the kids to play with, or explore science with these Christmas science experiments, or even create a new family Christmas tradition with our homemade advent calendar ideas. Plus, check out our printable Christmas games!