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27 Easy Christmas Tree Crafts for Preschoolers

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The holiday season is an exciting time for young children, and what better way to get them in the spirit than by making Christmas tree crafts? These fun and easy tree crafts will make for evenings of fun while fostering their creativity and fine motor skills.

This article will explore some simple yet adorable ideas for making Christmas tree crafts for preschoolers and young children. Let’s get crafting!.

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Materials Needed for These Christmas Tree Crafts

Before jumping into the crafts, let’s go through some basic materials that you will need for your Christmas trees. Most of these items can be found in your home or at a local craft store. Pick and choose what supplies you use for which projects. Most importantly, have fun!

27 Christmas Tree Crafts For Kids

Are you ready to start crafting? Let’s dive into some fun and festive Christmas tree crafts for preschoolers!

1. Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree

What is a holiday craft if you aren’t using popsicle sticks? These fun Christmas tree crafts made from popsicle sticks are one of the most popular Christmas crafts that many of us make year after year.

They are adorable and easy, and every age group can enjoy them!

popsicle stick christmas tree

By This Tiny Blue House

2. Cardboard Tube Christmas Tree

Want to try this fun cardboard tube tree craft? You will need a toilet paper tube, green paint, a picture, and decorations like pom-poms or stickers.

cardboard tube christmas tree craft

By The Soccer Mom Blog

3. Quilled Christmas Tree Craft

Are you looking for a simple Christmas tree craft to try with your kiddo? This fun quilled Christmas tree requires minimal supplies and is easy enough for kids of all ages. All you need are some basic craft supplies, such as quilling strips, glue, a bead, and craft paper.

quilled christmas tree craft

By Ruffled and Rainboots

4. Christmas Tree Pinecone Craft

How cute is this Christmas tree pinecone craft for kids? This Christmas tree craft is a fun and easy project your kiddos will love. Plus, the end result is so adorable – perfect for seasonal decorations! All you need is a pinecone, some paint, and pom poms!

Check out these fun winter nature crafts while you are at it!

christmas tree pinecone with pom poms

By Rainy Day Mum

5. Paint Chip Christmas Tree Holiday Card

Looking for a unique holiday card to try with your kids? This paint-chip Christmas tree card is sure to bring a smile to your friends and family! You only need some green paint chips, glue, scissors, stickers and paper. First, cut out the paint chips into half triangles. Glue them next to each other like a tree onto cardstock paper.

Once that’s done, use stickers and other decorations to make it look even more festive. When you’re finished, write your holiday message and send it off with love! Have fun crafting, and happy holidays!

paint chip tree

By Busy Blooming Joy

6. Cinnamon Ribbon Christmas Tree

This easy Christmas tree craft will have your home both smelling and looking great! You’ll need a few supplies to get started: cinnamon sticks, a ribbon, and a button. Start by tying small pieces of ribbon to your cinnamon stick to create a tree-like appearance.

Then, watch as the magic unfolds. As your cinnamon stick creations sit in a warm place on your tree, they will release their delightful scent! Now you have an adorable and fragrant Christmas decoration!

easy christmas tree craft made out of ribbon

By Sustain my Craft Habit

7. Pasta Christmas Tree Ornament

Have you ever wanted to make a Christmas tree ornament from pasta noodles? Your little ones are going to love breaking each noodle into smaller pieces for their own tree ornament. With just a few simple supplies, you can create something really special that will be hung on the tree for years to come!

pasta christmas tree ornament

By Busy Blooming Joy

8. Yarn Wrap Christmas Tree

What better way to celebrate the holidays than with this easy Christmas tree craft for kids? A majority of the Christmas crafts in our home are handmade by the kids, and this is no exception.

This Christmas tree craft is an easy and fun way to spend time with your family and create a decoration to last for years. To make this festive tree, you’ll need a few simple materials like a styrofoam cone, yarn, buttons, and pom poms. When your tree is finished, let your child display it around the home for all to see!

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By Simply Designing

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9. Fingerprint Christmas Tree Craft

This might just be the cutest Christmas ornament on your tree this year! If you haven’t made a salt dough Christmas ornament before, now is the time! Let your kids use their fingerprints to make the Christmas lights on their tree.

Check out this fun handprint salt dough ornament while you are at it!

easy fingerprint christmas tree craft

By Messy Little Monster

10. Handprint Christmas Tree

Are you looking for the most perfect keepsake for years to come? Then you are going to love making this adorable handprint Christmas tree! This makes for a great Christmas handprint craft for the entire family!

A Christmas tree made out of handprints.

By The Best Ideas for Kids

11. Paper Christmas Tree

Does it get any easier than this paper Christmas tree? Just cutting, a little glue, and some simple folding! This paper tree is so easy and fun to make that kids of all ages will love it. Let’s get started – grab some construction paper, a pair of scissors, and glue, and you’ll be on your way to making a festive tree.

paper christmas tree

By This Tiny Blue House

12. Christmas Tree Suncatcher

This easy-to-make Christmas tree suncatcher is perfect for kids of all ages! It’s a great way to kick off the holiday season and get into the festive spirit. You only need tissue paper, laminating sheets, scissors, and tape to start.

christmas tree suncatcher

By Darcy and Brian

13. String Art Christmas Tree

This string art Christmas tree craft is a great way to get your child into the holiday spirit, and it’s an enjoyable activity for kids of all ages. String art also has educational benefits; it encourages problem-solving and creative thinking as children learn how to connect lines and shapes. It can be used in different ways, such as creating pictures, letters, and other designs.

With this craft, your child can make their own unique holiday decorations that will look great on the mantle or as a centerpiece for your holiday table. Plus, it’s an easy clean-up activity; you only need some colorful pieces of yarn and simple supplies to get started!

String art Christmas tree

By Hip Homeschool Moms

14. Pony Bead Christmas Tree

This pony bead Christmas tree craft is a great project that kids of all ages can enjoy, even adults! All you need is some pony beads, a pipe cleaner, a button, and scissors. With just these few items, you will be able to create your very own unique Christmas tree decoration.

You can choose any color of pony beads you want to make the tree, and even mix and match different colors, too! Once you’re done creating your Christmas tree, you can hang it up in your house or give it away as a gift. Not only is this craft fun to do, but it also looks great when finished!

beaded christmas tree ornament

By Fun a Day

15. Christmas Tree Art Using Pumpkin Seeds

Do you have any pumpkin seeds left over from Halloween? If so, try this fun Christmas Tree art! Draw out a Christmas tree on paper. Then head to the kitchen to dye some pumpkin seeds for your kiddos to use as lights on their tree!

What a creative way to light up a Christmas Tree!

Pumpkin seed Christma tree

By Fun a Day

16. Paper Cup Christmas Tree

Is your kiddo ready to tackle decorating a Christmas tree all by themselves? Well, now they can, with this fun paper cup Christmas tree! Simply grab a cup, let them paint it green, and then get creative with sequins, beads, and other decorations. And voila! Your little one now has the perfect Christmas tree to show off!

paper cup christmas tree

By Two Kids and a Coupon

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17. Christmas Tree Tissue Paper Craft

Using tissue paper to make this Christmas tree craft is easy and fun! My kids just love using tissue paper, and this project is no exception. This tissue paper Christmas tree craft would also make a great card for a loved one!

christmas tree on paper made from tissue paper

By Simple Everyday Mom

18. Christmas Tree Name Craft

What a fun way to incorporate your child’s name into their tree craft! Grab this free printable using the link below. Print out your tree and letters. Then, have your child cut it out and assemble it using the letters of their name!

christmas tree name craft

By Simple Everyday Mom

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19. Easy 3D Christmas Tree

This 3D Christmas tree craft is a great way to get your child excited about the holiday season. Not only does it allow them to explore their creativity with an exciting and new craft, but it also helps to teach them about the world of 3D.

It’s also an easy project that can become part of a family tradition every year; plus, it gives you a chance to spend quality time together as you build the tree together. Furthermore, with its bright and cheery colors, this 3D Christmas tree craft is sure to make your house festive for the holidays and bring holiday cheer into your home.

3D Christmas tree with pom poms

By Raise Curious Kids

20. Christmas Tree Pasta Craft

Bring out the colored pasta! Kids love working with colored pasta when they’re crafting. It’s a fun and creative way for them to express themselves and use their imaginations. Dye some pasta and cut out a tree from cardboard. Let your child go to town to create their pasta tree masterpieces.

pasta christmas tree craft

By Mimosas and Motherhood

21. Handprint Christmas Tree

Some of the most treasured crafts to make are handprint crafts. These amazing crafts are something you can display around your home year after year, and admire how much your child has grown.

This fun handprint Christmas craft is no exception. It’s quick, easy, and something you can enjoy for many years to come.

handprint craft


22. Paper Plate Christmas Tree

This paper plate tree craft is a great way to have fun with your child while teaching them the basics of crafting with everyday items you might have lying around the home. This tree craft is easy enough for younger kids to complete without assistance.

Go grab some paper plates, paint, stickers, and let’s get started!

A paper plate christmas tree

By The Keele Deal

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23. Paper Straw Tree Craft

This holiday paper straw tree craft is a great way to involve the whole family in making something special for the tree this season. This straw craft is fun and creative, and you can decorate it however you like!

The colorful red and green straws bring a unique texture to your craft and are sure to brighten up any room. Best of all, this craft doesn’t take too much time, so it’s perfect for a quick yet festive holiday project.

christmas tree craft

By Crafts by Courtney

24. Easy Pom Pom Tree

If your child loves to craft, you likely have pom poms at your home. Check out these neat pom pom trees. When your child finishes their craft, add some yarn and let them hang them on your Christmas tree for all to see.

pom pom tree craft

By Mombrite

25. Paper Chain Christmas Tree

We all love making paper chain countdowns that lead up to Christmas. Why not try making a paper tree count down? Grab some colored paper, markers, buttons, and glue, and following the easy steps, you can create a beautiful tree that will add some festive cheer to your home.

Get creative and use any bright colors you like – the more vibrant, the better! Don’t forget to hang up your own handmade tree when you are done!

paper chain tree

By Katherine Rosman

26. Christmas Tree Made of Paper Plates

Making this paper plate tree with pom poms with your kids this holiday is a great way to spend quality time together and create a beautiful decoration for the season. Your kiddos will have lots of fun turning their paper plates into a Christmas tree and then adding colorful pom poms for ornaments.

Afterward, you can all hang it up together as a family and take pride in the festive spirit that your tree has brought to your home!

Christmas tree made of paper plates

By In the Playroom

27. DIY Christmas Tree Crayons

Talk about saving the best tree craft for kids for last! If you haven’t made your own crayons before, you are missing out! Now is the perfect time to try out these cute little Christmas tree crayons.

Grab a tree mold and follow along with the directions below. You could even turn into making these adorable crayons into a yearly tradition.

Christmas tree crayons

By Crafty Art Ideas

Easy Christmas Tree Arts and Crafts – Final Thoughts

These easy Christmas tree crafts are sure to bring plenty of holiday cheer to your family. Not only are they fun for kids to make, but they also have the potential to become treasured holiday decorations that can be displayed year after year.

With just a few basic supplies and some festive embellishments, your little ones will have a blast creating their very own lasting memories this Christmas season.

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