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Christmas Crafts and Learning
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Paper Plate Christmas Tree Craft for Kids

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What you will need:

Paper plates

Paper towel tube

Paint, markers, or crayons

Decorative items such as stickers, beads, pompoms, buttons, glitter glue, etc.

Glue

Scissors

 

How to Make the Paper Plate Christmas Tree Craft:

1. To make the top of the Christmas tree fold a paper plate in half to find the center.

2. Measure from the top, center of the plate out to the left 1/2" and mark it.

3. Measure from the bottom, center out to the right 3 3/4" and mark the spot.

4. Draw a line from mark to mark.

5. Measure and draw another line on the opposite side.

6. Fold the first line to the left and fold the left side of the plate on the second fold line over the first fold.Paper-plate-christmas-tree-diagram

7. Fold back the part of the paper plate that over laps the first fold line and glue it down.

8. Do the same thing with the bottom paper plate only use the 2 3/4" measurement at the top and 4" at the bottom. The second fold will match up with the first fold so you won't have to fold over any extra.

9. Glue the bottom plate inside the bottom plate.

10. Cut a paper towel tube in half. Press one end flat, place some glue on the flat end and insert it into the bottom paper plate for the trunk of the tree.

11. To finish paint the tree and add decorative items.

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Free "Have a Very Beary Christmas" Bear Christmas Ornament Craft

"Have a Very Beary Chirstmas" Bear Christmas Ornament Craft www.daniellesplace.com

What you will need:

Colored paper (Optional) or White card stock (Heavy Paper)

Glue - (Elmer's paper glue works best, but young children can use white school glue.)

White Pompoms - About 1/2"

Ribbon for hanging the ornament - 1/4"

Colored pencils or crayons - (If you use colored paper to print the patterns, you will only need a white colored pencil or crayon.) You can also use white paint.

How to Make the Bear Christmas Ornaments:

1. Print out the Bear Patterns onto brown construction paper or brown card stock (Heavy paper). If you are using construction paper, you may have to cut off about 1/2" from the side of the paper to make it fit in your printer. Cut out the patterns. (This pattern makes 2 or 4 ornaments. Print two pages for every one hat pattern page you print. Print three for every one gift pattern page you print.) (Printing Problems?)

2. Print the Hat Patterns onto red card stock or construction paper. Color or paint the rim of the hat white, and then cut them out. Glue a pompom to the end. (Printing Problems?) (This pattern makes 4 or 8 ornaments)

3. Print out the Christmas Gift Patterns onto green or yellow construction paper and cut them out. (This pattern makes 6 or 12 ornaments.) (Printing Problems?)

4. Glue all the pieces together. If you would like the ornament to have the same picture on the back as on the front, glue the opposite pictures together starting with the gift patterns.

Beary Special Name Tag Printables5. To finish cut a piece of red ribbon about eight inches long, fold it in half, and tie a knot at the open end. Glue or tape theribbon to the back of the ornament. If you are making the ornament that has a picture on both sides, glue the ribbon in the center of the two pictures.

This pattern is also available in once piece Just print them out onto white card stock, cut them out, color them, and add a pompom and ribbon.

They are also available in color Colored Patterns cut them out, glue on pompoms and ribbons, and hang.

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Turtle Christmas Tree Coloring Activity Sheets, Learning Activities, and Bulletin Board Printouts

Turtle Christmas Tree Color Sheet www.daniellesplace.comCelebrate the Christmas season with these turtle-themed printouts!

1. Turtle Christmas Tree Coloring Sheet

Printable color sheets including a sheet with all three turtles forming a Christmas tree, and the three separate turtles on a separate pages that can be cut out and glued together to make a larger turtle Christmas Tree.

Patterns for these printable sheets and bulletin board display printouts are available to members.

 

2. Turtle Christmas Tree Learning Activity Sheet

Turtle Christmas Tree Activity Sheet www.daniellesplace.comPrintable activity sheet that can be used to review numbers 1 - 10. Have children count the Christmas lights and then write a number on each light.

This sheet can also be used to review colors. Write the names of colors on the Christmas lights and then have your children color the Christmas lights the corresponding colors.

Patterns for these printable sheets and bulletin board display printouts are available to members.

 

 

3. Turtle Christmas Tree Bulletin Board Display

Printable Christmas Lights Bulletin Board Display

Printable patterns in both color and black and white. The three turtles can be printed out separately, cut out, and glued together to make a 15-inch high display, or you can use the 10-inch color pattern which needs no cutting or assembling.

Use the Chrisms light patterns to make a string of lights as a border for your bulletin board display. Print the patterns onto different colors of paper cut them out, and staple them to your bulletin board. Draw a black line or use a black string to connect the lights to make the string of lights.

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Turtle Christmas Tree Coloring Sheet Turtle Bulletin Board Sheet

Patterns for these printable sheets and bulletin board display printouts are available to members.

4. Christmas Tree Lights Printable Cards

Christmas Lights Printable Cards - Review spelling words or math facts from www.daniellesplace.comPrint out the Christmas tree light patterns onto different colors of card stock (heavy paper) and cut them out. Use them for the following activities:

A. Writing Spelling Word - Have your children write their spelling words on the lights and then staple them to a string, or make them into a book. Your children can wear them as a necklace or hang them on a tree.

B. String of Lights Spelling or Sight Words Review Game - Write your child's spelling words or sight words on the lights. If your child spells or says a word correctly three times in a row, he can staple the lights to a string. Keep playing until you have a long string of lights. Hang them up to decorate your home for Christmas.

C. Matching Spelling Words - Write out all of your child's vocabulary words the lights twice. Turn over all the lights. Ask your child to find the lights that match. Keep playing until your child has matched all the lights.

D. Learn New Christmas Words - Have your child think of words relating to the Christmas season, and then write them on the lights. Play a review game with the lights.

E. Search for Christmas Lights - Write your child's vocabulary words on the lights. Hang them on your Christmas. Ask your child to find all the lights and say the words printed on the lights.

Patterns for these printable sheets and bulletin board display printouts are available to members.

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Paper Cone Christmas Tree Kids Can Make

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What you will need:

Green Construction Paper

LowTemp Mini Glue Gun or Aleene's Tacky Glue or Clear Tape

Scissors

Gold Chenille Stems

Bead or Gems

 

How to Make the Paper Christmas Tree:

1. Roll a piece of construction paper into a cone shape and tape it closed.

2. Cut a long strip of green construction paper 2 1/2" wide and cut slits two inches long along the length.

3. Start at the bottom of the cone and tape the strips around the cone in rows.

4. Cut more strips making them a little shorter for each row until you get to the top.

5. Bend a chenille stem into a star shape and attach it to the top of the tree.

6. To finish glue beads or gems on the paper branches.

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Beaded Snowman Christmas Ornament

Beaded Snowman Christmas Ornament www.daniellesplace.comWhat you will need:

Clear Faceted Beads in Three Different Sizes - Purchased from ConsumerCrafts.com The two bottom beads are flat on the top and bottom. The head bead is rounded. If you don't have the flat-top-and-bottom beads, you can use all rounded faceted beads.

Wire: 20-gage and 28-gage

Little red perler beads

Sharpie Markers

Pliers

 

How to Make the Beaded Snowman Ornament

1. Cut 20 gage wire a bit longer than desired length for the snowman. Make a curly que with pliers at the end of the wire for the bottom bead to rest on.

2. Pick one large f bead, one meduim bead, and one smaller bead and ttack them on the wire starting with the large bead on the bottom and the small bead on top. Bend the top of the wire into a curly que, leaving enough straight wire in between the snowman and the curly que so you can hang the ornament on the tree. Cut off any extra wire.

3. Cut 28-gage wire a bit longer than the desired length for the scarf. Make a little curly que at the end of the wire to keep beads on the wire. String red perler beads onto wire. Make another curly que at the end to keep the beads from falling off. Bend the scarf around the neck and twist the wire to hold the scarf in place.

4. Cut 28-gage wire a bit longer than desired length for the hat. Make a little curly que at the end of the wire to keep beads on the wire. String red perler beads onto wire. Make another curly que at the end. Wrap the beaded wire into a hat shape. Slip around the snowman ornament so that the hat sits on the snowmans head. You may want to use a dab of glue to keep it in place.

5. Use a sharpie marker to draw on eyes and a nose.

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