Paper Christmas Tree Decoration

 

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These adorable Christmas trees are a fun and festive way to celebrate the holiday season. Plus, they are extremely easy to make! Place them on the mantle, use them as a table centerpiece, or even hang them up to spruce up the wall. Click below for a step by step tutorial on how you and your child can create your very own!

 

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Materials:

  • 2 pieces of forest green oak tag
  • 1 piece of red paper
  • Paper stars
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Glitter glue
  • Hole punch

 

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Begin by fan-folding both pieces of green oak tag in thirds, as shown above.

 

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Now tape the two pieces together along the short edges.

 

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Fold your paper up so only one panel is exposed. Draw a Christmas tree, like the one we did above! Just make sure the bottom two sets of branches continue off of the panel, which will allow the trees to stay connected.

 

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Cut out your Christmas tree, again making sure you do not completely cut the folds on the bottom two sets of branches. Open up your folded trees- they should look something like this!

 

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Now place a small dot of glue on the top of each tree, and secure a star to each glue dot.

 

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Now let your child have fun “trimming the tree!” Use the glitter glue to make a garland for your trees.

 

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Add some silver lines too!

 

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Use the hole punch to make red dots. Now make one more “garland” with glue, and place the red dots along the line of glue.

 

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Let your trees dry, and you’re done! Make a few more and tape them all together for an extra long tree garland. Or have fun decorating more trees with different colors and materials!