This paper gnome craft is perfect for Christmas and winter-themed crafting. Your kids will love creating these little guys.
Paper Gnome Craft
There is just something about Christmas gnomes. They are just so stinking adorable!
So cute I had to create a fun way for my little ones to make them to hang around the house for the holidays this year.
Mix and match these little guys in any color combinations you want. You can decorate their hats with stickers and pictures too!
A great way to use up some fun craft supplies that you have lingering around the house.
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Supplies to create gnomes out of paper
- Construction Paper. White and a color for the clothes and hat.
- Glue Stick.
- Skin Color Marker.
- Gray Marker.
- White Cardstock.
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How to make Christmas gnomes
First, cut out a really tall skinny triangle with a scoop off the bottom. You will also need a half oval shape for the body.
Next, using the hat and body as a guide draw out a beard onto your white paper. It should be almost as long as your body and the top should be the width of the hat’s bottom. Add in plenty of streaks of gray to give it a hair look.
Color in an oval with your skin toned marker and cut it out along with the beard.
Paste the body off to the side on the piece of cardstock.
Line up the beard and the corner of the hats to see where you will need to color in the face.
Fill in that area, it should be a long skinny oval shape.
Then glue on your beard and your hat.
At the top of your page fold your hat off to the side, add a dab of glue, and then fold down.
Add on your nose and draw on two little eyes.
Then he’s finished! Well… you should make him at least one friend. You could make this paper gnome in all different sizes.
They would look great on a homemade Christmas card too!
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