Fun Activity Friday - Holiday Decorations!

Celebrating the season with some crafts!

What you'll need...

For the tree:

  • Tissue paper 
  • White paper
  • Glue stick
  • Brown crayon or marker

Cut the tissue paper up into little pieces. Colors depend on what kind of tree you want to make, but we used green, red and yellow. Then cut a tree shape out of the white paper.

Evie put the glue on all the tissue pieces herself and stuck them on the tree. After she did that, I trimmed around the tree to make it more of a tree shape. She tissued papered the star (and again I trimmed it) and she glued it on the top. Then she took the brown crayon and colored the bark of the tree (you could also probably use brown construction paper, but we didn't have any so we improvised).

It came out so cute, we're sending it to her great grandma (or Grandma Great as she calls her!).

For the wreath:

  • Construction paper
  • Pen
  • Glue stick

Begin by tracing hands on the construction paper (we traced them 12 times, but however many you want to do is fine, and also the color of construction paper doesn't have to be red and green ... it can be any color to celebrate any holiday!). Then I cut out the handprints and the bow and let Evie put the glue on all the pieces.

She had a hard time making the circle shape so I helped her out with that. Then glue the bow on and you're all set! 

These make wonderful decorations, but also wonderful homemade gifts for family! Evie had a great time doing both!


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