3D Paper Christmas Tree ~ Christmas Crafts for Kids


A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!

3D Paper Christmas Tree

The basic process behind creating this tree was the same as we used for our 3D rainbow. Since all of our little ones (from 4-9) enjoyed putting that together we knew this 3D paper Christmas tree would be a hit! You can use whatever you have around to decorate which makes it even better!

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Supplies for a 3D paper tree:

How to create a construction paper Christmas Tree:

Check out these simple step by step instructions for a 3D paper Christmas tree, then see it all in action in the video below.

Start by prepping your paper strips. You will need one 1″x6″ brown strip for the trunk. You will also need between 5 & 7 green strips. These will be 1″x9″ (the short length of the paper).A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree! Kids can decorate each strip, so if you have a younger child 5 will be plenty. Stack your green strips leaving about half an inch before placing the next one. A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!Flip up the opposite end and trim off the extra green. A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!Fold over the end to create a tab. A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!Even out the other side of the strips and fold in the same direction.A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!

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Your green paper should now go from full-length strips down to a very short strip. It’s time to decorate! We used red and green sequins. A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!We have a star punch so we added that on the top. A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!You could use a hole punch to make ornaments or even glue and glitter if you’re into that sort of thing… Once your branches are all decorated it is time to assemble the tree. Place the trunk in the center of the page near the bottom. A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!Start near the top of your page with the shortest green strip.A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree! Use the tabs that were folded earlier to add glue. They will touch on the paper creating an arch.A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree! Take the next smallest and place using the same technique a little lower so there is a little gap between the tabs. A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!Continue this all the way down your tree. A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!

Watch this fun Christmas paper craft video to see the whole process.

You can add presents to the bottom. My little one even ended up adding bows and a bit more shimmer on her tree. A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!

Pin this 3D paper Christmas tree to your favorite Pinterest board.A fun 3D paper Christmas tree that is perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This fun Christmas tree is a great construction paper craft that you can create with your kids. So grab some Christmas colored paper scraps and let’s create this fun Christmas 3D tree!


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