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How to make painted Christmas tree art with kids

Young kids will love making these painted Christmas trees. With a simple template, your kids can create fun and colorful pieces of Christmas art.
Young kids will love making these painted Christmas trees. With a simple template, your kids can create fun and colorful pieces of Christmas art. #christmastree #christmasart #preschool #kindergarten #artforkids #twitchetts

Painted Christmas Trees

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!

This Christmas craft idea is something easy that you can set up quickly for your kiddo(s) on a cold afternoon.

We like to keep our Christmas art simple and these paper Christmas trees are fun for kids of all ages!

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What you need to make your Painted Paper Christmas Trees:

  • 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.

Painting with young kids make you nervous? Check out our tips here.

How to make paper Christmas tree art

Here is the step by step instructions for creating this painted Christmas tree art. You can also watch the quick video below!

 Start by drawing a large tree shape on the green paper. Using an X-Acto knife, 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 to the work surface. Then tape 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 to the back of your painted Christmas trees!

Make sure to Pin This to your Crafts for Kids boardYoung kids will love making these painted Christmas trees. With a simple template, your kids can create fun and colorful pieces of Christmas art. #christmastree #christmasart #preschool #kindergarten #artforkids #twitchetts

 

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[…] used this technique once before to create Christmas trees. That was back when V was 3 years old! She enjoyed it just as much a year later. To get started […]

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