Painted Paper Christmas Trees ~ Crafts for Kids


I love coming up with new Christmas craft ideas! Something easy that you can set up quick for your kiddo(s) on a cold afternoon. We like to keep our Christmas crafts for kids simple and these Painted Paper Christmas Trees are fun for kids of all ages!These Painted Paper Christmas trees are the perfect Christmas craft for kids of all ages.

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I love unpacking all of our homemade ornaments and handmade Christmas cards every year. I get so nostalgic looking through past Christmas crafts because it helps me remember those little moments we shared. You will love making these painted paper trees with your little ones… just don’t forget to date the back!

What you need to make your Painted Paper Christmas Trees:Read these tips for painting with toddlers! Introducing your little ones to arts and crafts early is so important!

  • 1 piece of Green Cardstock.
  • 1 piece of White Cardstock.
  • An X-Acto Knife. (You can use scissors.)
  • A Hole Punch. Any shape or size you like.
  • Paint.
  • A Foam Brush.
  • Painters Tape.

Making your Painted Paper Christmas Trees:

Check out this quick video to see the project from start to finish in under 2 minutes!

Start by drawing a large tree shape on your green paper. Then cut out wavy lines on the white piece of paper.These Painted Paper Christmas trees are the perfect Christmas craft for kids of all ages. Punch holes up and down each side of all of your wavy lines. These Painted Paper Christmas trees are the perfect Christmas craft for kids of all ages.

Next, tape your green sheet of paper down then your white paper flush on top.These Painted Paper Christmas trees are the perfect Christmas craft for kids of all ages. Grab your kiddo and some paint and let them go at it! These Painted Paper Christmas trees are the perfect Christmas craft for kids of all ages.

V covered the entire piece of white paper!! Once they are done remove the white sheet.These Painted Paper Christmas trees are the perfect Christmas craft for kids of all ages. Allow to dry and then cut out your tree! V was very impressed with her painted paper Christmas trees. (Mama was too!) These Painted Paper Christmas trees are the perfect Christmas craft for kids of all ages. Don’t forget to add the date the back of your painted paper Christmas trees!

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Make sure to Pin This to your Crafts for Kids boardThese Painted Paper Christmas trees are the perfect Christmas craft for kids of all ages. Just think of all the fun shapes you could paint.  Christmas ornaments, stars, hearts and more!