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Some of our favorite Christmas tree crafts for kids! Jump-start your child’s creativity with these fun ideas for your Christmas crafting sessions.
As you begin planning your Christmas activities this year, be sure to add a few fun crafts to the list. These Christmas crafts are perfect for preschoolers and young crafters.
From puppets to 3D crafts and more, there’s sure to be something on this list that will engage your preschooler’s creative side.
Even your most resistant little crafter will find something fun to make on this list. Arts and crafts are a great way to work on motor skills with your little ones while allowing them to create something fun!
Christmas Tree Crafts for Kids
Are you looking for a fun preschool Christmas craft? Let your little ones make a yarn wrapped trees to decorate your home this holiday season. Homeschool Preschool
Print the free printable puppets, and teach your preschoolers this fun Five Little Christmas Trees song. Pickle Bums
It’s so easy to individualize these 3D paper plate Christmas trees. Pink Stripey Socks
Marbled crafts are a fun way to experiment with different kinds of paint. These marbled Christmas trees are fun for the holidays. Simple Fun for Kids
I love this interactive Christmas tree activity for kids. They’ll love decorating their tree over and over again. And Next Comes L
Setting up a Christmas tree sensory bin is a fun way to allow toddlers to participate in an engaging tree-decorating activity. Best Toys 4 Toddlers
Preschoolers will build their fine motor skills as they play with this button Christmas tree. School Time Snippets
I love the layering of the handprints on this family handprint Christmas tree. Mama Smiles
Here’s a fun Christmas tree magnet maze that explores the physics of magnets through an object. Kids will love using the magnet to move the ball along the path. Go Science Kids
Preschoolers will love making these paper Christmas tree picture frames for friends and loved ones this year. The Soccer Mom BlogLet your little ones practice their scissor skills when they cut strips of paper to make this paper strip Christmas tree craft. Non Toy Gifts
Preschoolers can explore crystallization as they make a “snowy” salt crystal tree. Go Science Kids
This toddler made Christmas tree card is a great way to have little ones practice scissor skills while getting creative with this fun activity. Messy Little Monster
One fun craft results in two fingerprint Christmas tree cards. Find out how… Rhythms of Play
Try this simple Christmas tree art activity if you’re looking for a fun activity that is all about the process! All you need is paint and a salad spinner! Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Fingerprint crafts are always great keepsakes. This fingerprint lights Christmas tree card craft is no exception. Rhythms of Play
You’ll love how your kids’ pictures play peek-a-boo behind paper ornaments on this photo Christmas tree card. The Soccer Mom Blog
Whether you mix up a batch of homemade dough or you purchase it at the store, your little ones will love decorating trees in this Christmas tree play dough activity. The Ladybirds’ Adventures
Pom poms, stickers, and sequins can all be used to create these paper plate Christmas crafts. Natural Beach Living
If you’ve got some tinsel lying around, your kids can use it to make some tinsel treats – table top Christmas trees. Learn with Play at Home
Lacing crafts are great for working on fine motor skills. Little ones will have fun lacing this paper plate Christmas tree craft. Non-Toy Gifts
Preserve your little one’s fingerprints in this homemade salt dough Christmas tree ornament. Messy Little Monster
Little ones can work on their scissor skills when they cut strips in this cardboard tube Christmas tree craft. The Soccer Mom Blog
Gather pine cones on your next nature walk. Then, paint and decorate them and turn them into pine cone Christmas trees. Danya Banya
Recycle your old egg cartons this season. Turn them into a fun, decorated egg carton Christmas tree. JDaniel 4’s Mom
Must Have Resources:
When completing these crafts and activities at home, I find that the following resources are very helpful to have on hand.
BOOKS ABOUT CHRISTMAS TREES
Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool Christmas tree books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
The Biggest Christmas Tree Ever – It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and Clayton and Desmond feel the chill in the air. The cool weather makes them think of Christmas . . . and Christmas makes them think of Christmas trees! Who’ll find the biggest one?
Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree – Christmas is here and Mr. Willowby’s tree has arrived. There’s just one big problem: The tree is too tall for his parlor. He cuts off the top so it will fit, and soon the top of that tree is passed along again and again to bring holiday cheer to all the animals in the forest.
The Littlest Christmas Tree – There are only five days until Christmas, and the Littlest Christmas Tree is still waiting for a home. All it wants is for a family to take it home, decorate it, and sing its favorite song, “Oh Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree, how lovely are thy branches…”
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
These handmade, adorable Christmas finger puppets are perfect for Holiday party favors or any play day!
Turn ordinary laundry pins into a fun clothespin Christmas tree ornament that your kids will love hanging on the tree this season.