Here is a step-by-step tutorial on making a super simple paper Christmas tree card.
Kids will have fun making this adorable Christmas card and decorating it with crystal stickers, pom poms, buttons, etc. Kids of all ages- preschoolers, kindergarteners, and school-age kids will enjoy this easy Christmas project. It will only take less than 20 minutes to make it.
It comes with a free Christmas tree card template which makes it even easier for kids. Print out the template on your favorite colored paper and cut out the pieces to make small bow-like shapes that you can stick onto a cardstock.
If you are looking for more handmade Christmas tree card ideas, you may want to check out this handprint pop-up Christmas tree card and beaded pipe cleaner Christmas card.
Supplies you need to make a paper Christmas tree card
- A4 cardstock
- Paper Christmas tree card template (You can get access to our printables by signing up for our newsletters below).
- A4 construction paper, to print the template
- Glitter paper, for the star.
- Crystal stickers and any other decorative items
How to make a paper Christmas tree card craft
First, download and print the paper Christmas tree card printable on A4 construction paper. You can get access to our printable library by signing up for our newsletters below.
(After you sign up, you will get an email to confirm your subscription and once you confirm, you will get another email with a link and password to access our printable library. Open the printable library and you will be able to find our paper Christmas tree card printable under the section “Christmas”.)
Cut out all the parts, star shape and the rectangles.
We are going to make small bow-like shapes with the rectangle strips of paper now.
Let’s start with the smallest rectangle shape. There is a dashed line in the middle of the rectangle shape. Apply a small drop of glue there.
Stick both the ends of the rectangular paper strip to the middle and make a bow-like shape. Do the same with all the other paper strips.
Let’s make the card now. Get an A4 cardstock and fold it in half widthwise.
Stick the paper bow shapes on the front of the card starting with the smallest on top. This is an excellent learning activity for kids to arrange things in the order of size.
Use the star shape as a template to cut out a star from glitter paper. If you don’t have glitter paper, you can use normal construction paper. Stick the star on top of the Christmas tree shape.
Cut a small rectangular-shaped piece out of a toilet paper roll and stick it under the tree for the Christmas tree trunk.
Now kids can decorate it with crystal stickers. They can also use pom poms, buttons, fingerprints, etc. if they want.
Finally, write your Christmas message inside the greeting card!
Our beautiful homemade paper Christmas tree card is ready!
Aren’t they so pretty?
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