We’re having a fun time with all our Christmas traditions, including decorating the Christmas tree. The kids love helping, and we love the special time together!
We’ve also been having a great time crafting and making memories with the kiddos this holiday season. Our latest Christmas tree tissue paper craft had us humming Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree and O Christmas Tree!
It’s a fun and easy-to-follow craft where kids can create and decorate their Christmas tree with basic supplies like colored tissue paper and glue! It’s a great way for kids to work on their fine motor skills, color recognition, and creativity!
The results will be a cute and festive Christmas decoration your kids will love to display proudly. Download the template to have a quick and easy craft to do with the kids this December!
Once the kids are finished decorating their tissue paper Christmas tree, we have lots more Christmas crafts for them to do!
We’ve gathered up some favorites, so make a list of the ones the kids will want to do this Christmas season.
Christmas Tree Tissue Craft Idea
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Tissue paper
- Christmas tree template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by spreading glue over a portion of the tree.
Glue the tissue paper on top of the glue. Repeat all over the Christmas tree until it is filled.
Next, take the star and glue it to the top of the tree.
Finish up by gluing the ornaments all over the tree.
The best part about this festive Christmas tree? You don’t have to trim or water it all season long! Check out our other Christmas craft ideas for your kids to create all month long!
Christmas Ideas For Kids
Keep the holiday fun going with some more Christmas crafts and activities.
We have several ideas to get you started. Not only are these projects fun, but they’re educational as well.
Read on below for some festive ideas, and save the ones your kids will love to do over the holiday season.
Christmas Books For Kids
Looking for a special way to bond with your kids this Christmas season?
Why not curl up together with a good book? Reading to your children has many benefits, both for them and for you.
It helps to develop their imagination and improve their language skills. It also boosts their self-confidence and gives them a sense of security.
And let’s not forget, it’s a great way to spend some quality time together. So snuggle up and enjoy some holiday reading with your little ones. It’s the gift that keeps on giving!
Below are some of the top Christmas books to read to your kids!
Dasher: This wonderfully illustrated Christmas book for kids gives you the back story on one of Santa’s favorite reindeer, Dasher! Girls will especially love to read this since Dasher is a girl.
Construction Site On Christmas Night: Fans of the fun characters of the construction site books have to add this Christmas-themed story to their collection. See how the trucks get ready for Christmas!
How To Catch An Elf: Kids everywhere love the silliness of this Christmas story. The rhymes and the illustrations will draw the kids in as well. This is a Christmas book kids will want to read every year!
Christmas Crafts For Kids
Crafting is a fun holiday activity that has many benefits for kids. It builds confidence and a sense of pride when they complete a project.
While they are working on a craft, they are learning about shapes, colors, counting, and patterns. They also get to experience new mediums, and express themselves in fun and creative ways when they craft!
We have lots of great Christmas crafts to keep the kids busy learning with, so try some of our favorites:
Santa Handprint Card – Give Santa a hand with this fun craft! Kids will personalize Santa’s hat with their little handprints. It’s a great keepsake craft to remember how little their hands were that year. It’s also a great way to bring a smile to someone’s face when they give the card to someone they love!
Grinch Headband Craft – The Grinch may be as cuddly as a cactus, but he’s still one of our favorite Christmas characters. This cute craft is based on the original animated movie, and your kids will love to play pretend when they wear their Grinch headband! Grab the template to get started crafting!
Grogu Gingerbread Man Craft – Keep the gingerbread man safe from being eaten this holiday season with a good disguise. No one will know he’s a sweet cookie when he’s dressed up like one of our favorite Star Wars characters, Grogu! It’s a quick and easy craft your kids will love!
Reindeer Name Craft – You know Dasher and Dancer, Prancer and Vixen…we know these famous reindeer, but they want to know your name, too! They swung by when they were out on a practice run with Santa to give us this fun craft that helps kids learn to spell their names.
Christmas Activities For Kids
Rudolph sent some reindeer worksheets from the North Pole for your kiddos to work on their letter recognition, handwriting, and scissor skills. Kids will love to help Rudolph label a reindeer, make it through the R maze, and practice writing!
Kids made of sugar and spice and everything nice will love these sweet gingerbread man dot to dot printables! They’ll connect the dots up to the number 25, and then color in these adorable gingerbread man pictures.
You know how Santa’s so good at remembering every child’s name and if they’re naughty or nice? It’s because he sharpens his memory with this Christmas matching game! Your kids will also love how fun it is, plus it helps them work on their visual discrimination and spatial memory.
Engage the kids with fun holiday-themed pages when you download this Christmas do a dot printables set. They’re filled with hours of entertainment and learning. Kids will practice their fine motor skills, letter recognition, counting, and matching skills with this festive set!
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More Christmas Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Tissue paper
- Christmas tree template
- Download the template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by spreading glue over a portion of the tree.
- Glue the tissue paper on top of the glue. Repeat all over the Christmas tree until it is filled.
- Next, take the star and glue it to the top of the tree.
- Finish up by gluing the ornaments all over the tree.