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Amazing DIY Paper Christmas Tree

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These paper Christmas trees are fun and simple to make for children and adults of all ages. You just need construction paper and glue. Let’s Make DIY Paper Christmas Trees by following these simple instructions.

I’m a huge fan of keeping things simple, which is why I love this Christmas tree craft idea.

DIY Paper Christmas Tree

You need a little more paper, glue, and a few pieces of glitter to take out something that only takes a few minutes of your time. However, it took hours to plan and build. And you’re the only one who’ll know the truth because I promise I won’t say anything.

What You Need

  • Paper (we used construction paper)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Stuff (pom-poms, sequins, sticky-back gems)

Instructions (step by step)

Put a piece of paper on the table.

Fold the paper for a square.

Cut paper and save a little extra.

Fold the square piece of paperback and start cutting – from an open end – toward the folded edge. Don’t cut all the way through! Instead, leave a space of several centimeters at the folded edge.

Do not worry if the bands are of equal width because this is not really important.

Unfold the paper – the longer at the bottom, the shorter at the top.

Working from bottom to top, add glue to the ends of the strips and fold them in the middle. Like so…

Continue till both sides are complete.

Go ahead and make another little tree out of your scrap paper. Remember to fold the paper in a square and cut the excess before cutting, folding, and pasting.

Fold and glue the lower ends up and stick a square piece of brown paper to the back like a tree trunk. Then, dazzle your creations using whatever you have on hand.

Show off your cool crafts on a window or wall, or use them on presents as an alternative to bows.

Paper Xmas Tree

This fun and easy Christmas tree crafts is also an activity of learning shapes for young children. It can also be altered into a group or class activity where children can create and decorate a bigger paper tree together.

What you need

  • Green construction paper
  • Brown construction paper
  • Paper in various colors
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glitter glue, puffy paint, sequins, small paper shapes, buttons, ribbons, etc.

Instructions (step by step)

Cut 3-4 increasingly large triangles from green construction paper.

Glue the triangles together and make a Christmas tree.

Cut a large square of brown construction paper to make the trunk of the tree.

Paste the tree trunk to the back of the tree, positioning it close to the bottom.

For tree trimmings, cut out circles, bows, stars, candy canes, and other forms of various paper colors.

There are so many ways to decorate the forms in festive Christmas decorations. Some ideas are set out below.

  1. Draw patterns and shapes
  2. Fill with glitter
  3. Make glitter glue or puffy paint lines
  4. Glue various materials

Allow your Christmas trimmings to dry thoroughly before gluing or taping them onto your paper tree.

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