Activity:

Tissue Paper Christmas Tree

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What You Need:

  • Colored Tissue Paper (pre-cut 1″ x 1″ squares)
  • Glue stick
  • Glue (or glitter glue)
  • Glitter
  • Pencil
  • White construction paper
  • Colored construction paper
  • Fabric flower, gift bow, or craft bird

What You Do:

  1. Draw an outline of a Christmas tree on the piece of white construction paper.
  2. Apply the glue stick to a small area of the tree.
  3. Cover the glue with tissue paper squares.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until the entire tree is covered.
  5. Cut the tree out and glue it to a piece of colored construction paper.
  6. Apply dots of glue on different parts of the tree and cover the dots with glitter. You also might just want to use glitter glue like we did.
  7. After the glue has dried, shake off the excess glitter.
  8. If he wants, have him glue on a tree topper, such as a fabric flower, gift bow or craft bird to finish off his Christmas tree.

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