There is nothing better on a Christmas tree than a kid made ornament. I remember many of my creations hanging on the tree when I was little, and now I love seeing my boys' handiwork on ours. I was picking up a few things at the home improvement store the other day and when I spied the paint chips (am I the only one who can't resist those?) I got an idea for a fun Christmas craft - homemade Christmas Tree Ornaments!
Paint Chip Christmas Tree Ornaments
This Christmas ornament craft for kids is really easy to make and fun for toddlers, preschoolers, or even older kids. Here's what you need:
- Green Paint Chip Cards
- Brown or Burgundy card stock (for the tree trunk - I just snipped a piece from another paint chip)
- Christmas Washi Tape
- Small Round Christmas Stickers
- Hole Punch
- Ribbon (I used raffia)
Start by cutting your green paint chip cards into triangle shapes. Set out your washi tape and stickers and invite your children to decorate their trees!
Next they added some stickers. These little round stickers are perfect for the "ornaments" on the trees.
Once your kids are done decorating, punch a hole in the top of the tree, thread the ribbon through, and tie it in a knot. Then glue a small rectangle of brown/burgundy card stock to the bottom of the tree for the trunk. Allow to dry and your trees are ready to hang!
My preschoolers loved making these and they look so cute on our tree! They would make a wonderful craft for a preschool class or a holiday playdate too.
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