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Santa Claus Tissue Paper Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Have you been looking for a kids’ Christmas activity? Well, look no further!

This Santa Claus tissue paper craft is perfect for kids of all ages and it’s easy to make.

Simply download the free printable template from this blog post, grab your glue, and get ready. You’ll have a great decoration to hang on your fridge in just a few minutes!

Kids love crafting and they will have so much fun making their own Christmas art.

Not only that but this activity is good at developing fine motor skills because kids need to use their fingers and hands while gluing down each piece.

It’s great for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary-aged children!

Also, be sure to check out all of our Santa activities for kids for even more Christmas ideas.

Santa Tissue Paper Craft

tissue paper santa craft image collage with the words tissue paper santa claus

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Tissue paper (we use this precut tissue paper)
  • Santa template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the Santa template and print it on a piece of colored paper of your choice. Cut out the eyes and set aside for later.

hand holding tissue paper Santa craft

Grab your tissue paper and begin gluing it all over the template. Each section will tell you what color to glue in that spot.

hand gluing red tissue paper to tissue paper Santa craft

Finish up by gluing Santa’s eyes just above his nose and cutting the bottom portion of the paper off.

hand gluing eyes to tissue paper Santa craft

Isn’t this so easy and fun?! We just love how it turned out!

hand holding tissue paper Santa craft

Christmas Unit For Kids

Don’t let the festivities stop here – create an entire Christmas unit for kids around this Santa Claus craft. It’s easy to plan some quick ideas that will help kids learn, grow, and have fun!

First up on our list are always books. Whether you read to your children or they read to you, reading has almost magical benefits for children. Help them develop their imagination, learn about parts of a story, improve their vocabulary, and more!

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!

Crafting with your kids is a great activity that helps to develop their fine motor skills, patience, and focus. For those reasons and more, we love to add in lots of crafts. Here are some of our favorites to try this year:

2 Santa tissue paper crafts

The holidays are officially here and that means it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit. These Grinch worksheets are perfect for preschool and kindergarten children who want to learn about letter G, scissor skills, handwriting- all while having fun with their favorite holiday character!

This Christmas playdough kit is perfect for kids to explore with their senses. With 3 fun colors, this sensory material will help your kids or students have a great time during the holidays!

This free printable roll a reindeer game is great to help with learning colors, turn-taking skills, as well as fine motor skills- all while having fun! It’s a simple and fun Christmas activity that’s perfect for preschool, pre k, and kindergarten children.

hand holding tissue paper Santa craft

Help kids with fine motor skills, letter recognition, and visual discrimination during the holidays with these Christmas do a dot printables. They’re fun for children to use at home or in the classroom!

It’s that time of year again! We’re getting into the holiday spirit and we’ve got these printable reindeer worksheets to help you get started. It works on letter recognition, scissor skills, handwriting practice, and more! 

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Christmas Ideas For Kids

2 Santa tissue paper crafts

Santa Claus Tissue Paper Craft

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Kids will love this Santa tissue paper craft. It's fun to make plus it has the added bonus of helping children develop their fine motor skills!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Tissue paper
  • Santa template

Instructions

  1. Download the Santa template and print it on a piece of colored paper of your choice. Cut out the eyes and set them aside for later.
  2. Grab your tissue paper and begin gluing it all over the template. Each section will tell you what color tissue paper to glue in that spot.
  3. Finish up by gluing Santa's eyes just above his nose.

Did you make this craft?

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Santa Claus Tissue Paper Template

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Kim

Thursday 1st of December 2022

I would love this template. Super cute idea:)

Sam

Friday 2nd of December 2022

Thanks! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you 🙂

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