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DIY Christmas Tree Crafts!

DIY Christmas Tree Crafts!

DIY Christmas Tree Crafts!

With Christmas just around the corner, an endless amount of craft ideas follow! Whether you're a teacher looking for art project ideas for the classroom or a parent searching for activities to keep your kids entertained at home, we've got you covered. In this blog post, we'll explore some creative and festive Christmas tree crafts that are sure to bring joy and laughter to your holiday season. So, grab your scissors, glue, Kwik Stix, Wonder Stix, and Magic Stix!

Kwik Stix are solid tempera paint sticks that dry in just 90 seconds! No more waiting for paint to dry before the next step. Kwik Stix are mess free with no brushes, water, or cups required. Explore all of our color packs here!

Magic Stix are triangular markers for all your creative projects! Magic Stix come in a variety of vibrant colors! Added Plus, Magic Stix won't roll off the desk while working. Explore all of our packs here!

Wonder Stix are the ultimate multi-surface writers! They work on wood, cardboard, whiteboards, paper, glass, windows, and more! Explore all of our packs here!


Textured Tree

Materials Needed: paper, bubble wrap, Kwik Stix, scissors, glue, and cotton

  1. Start by painting a sheet of bubble wrap
  2. Press the piece of bubble wrap onto a sheet of paper
  3. Lift the bubble wrap to see the pattern created
  4. Cut a large triangle piece of paper
  5. Paint with Kwik Stix
  6. Cut small squares and glue on top of the triangle in a checkered pattern
  7. Paint each small square 
  8. Layer in paint with different colored Kwik Stix
  9. Glue pieces of cotton onto the bottom of the image
  10. Display for a festive Christmas decoration

Check out this craft on Instagram @ashcanworks

Christmas Tree Prints

Materials Needed: construction paper, scissors, Kwik Stix, and crinkled paper or cardboard

  1. Start by cutting paper or cardboard into triangle shapes
  2. Crinkle the paper or fold like an accordion
  3. Paint the triangle piece of paper with Kwik Stix
  4. Press it down onto a black piece of construction paper
  5. Lift the triangle paper off the paper to see the tree shape
  6. Paint on ornaments and star
  7. Add snowflakes in the background if you'd like

Check out this craft on Instagram @keepme_busy

Paper Plate Christmas Tree

Materials Needed: paper plates, scissors, glue, and Kwik Stix

  1. Start by painting each paper plate with green Kwik Stix
  2. Add red dots with Kwik Stix to look like Christmas ornaments
  3. Cut up the paper plates to appear as slices of pie
  4. The bottom piece of the tree will be the largest slice
  5. Work your way up with smaller slices
  6. Glue each piece one-by-one

Check out this craft on Instagram @grandmas_smudged_glasses

Christmas Tree Stack

Materials Needed: cardboard, utility knife, Kwik Stix, skewer stick, hot glue gun, dot stickers, and sharpie

  1. Cut up an old cardboard box using a knife or scissor
  2. Cut both large, medium, and small sized squares
  3. Cut out a star shape and place to the side
  4. Paint each square with Kwik Stix
  5. Cut a hole in the middle of each square
  6. Place a skewer stick down the middle of each square and glue in place with hot glue
  7. Place dot stickers on one corner of each square
  8. Use a sharpie to label each dot sticker with letters of the alphabet
  9. Paint the star with yellow or gold Kwik Stix
  10. Glue onto the top of the skewer stick

Check out this craft on Instagram @bright_little_brains

Toilet Paper Roll Tree

Materials Needed: empty toilet paper roll, scissors, Kwik Stix, and stickers

  1. Paint each empty toilet paper roll with Kwik Stix
  2. Cut in a spiral motion
  3. Add decorative stickers onto the roll

Check out this craft on Instagram @parentingwithprinciple

Yarn Cone Trees

Materials Needed: recycled yarn cones, Kwik Stix, pompoms, string, and glue

  1. Paint each recycled yarn cone with Kwik Stix
  2. Wrap string around each one and glue
  3. Glue small pompoms to the cone to look like Christmas ornaments

Check out this craft on Instagram @treasures4teachers

Tree Tape Craft

Materials Needed: cardboard, Kwik Stix, tape

  1. Use a recycled piece of cardboard
  2. Place tape in a triangular shape 
  3. Paint over the tape with different colored Kwik Stix
  4. Peel the tape off 
  5. Paint on extra ornaments
  6. Display for a festive Christmas decoration

Check out this craft on Instagram @rubyandfrances

Tree Lanterns

Materials Needed: white paper, hole puncher, Kwik Stix, scissors, tape, and light up candle

  1. Paint a full sheet of paper in three different shades of green Kwik Stix
  2. Cut into four triangles
  3. Use a hole puncher to punch holes in each triangle
  4. Tape each side of the triangles together
  5. Fold and close the lantern together
  6. The only side that should remain open is the bottom
  7. Place the lantern on top of a light up candle

Check out this craft on Instagram @thegummymummy

3-D Christmas Tree

Materials Needed: cardboard, scissors, gems, Kwik Stix

  1. Cut two Christmas tree shapes out from pieces of cardboard
  2. Paint both trees with Kwik Stix
  3. Cut a slit in the bottom of one tree 
  4. Slide the two Christmas trees together
  5. Glue on gems to decorate the tree

Check out this craft on Instagram @mama.and.kelly

Tree Wall Art

Materials Needed: Large green poster paper, scissors, Kwik Stix, pompom garland, and tape

  1. Cut a large Christmas tree shape 
  2. Hang flat on the wall
  3. Decorate by painting shapes and patterns with Kwik Stix
  4. Tape or glue decorative garland onto the tree
  5. Display in house or in classroom

Check out this craft on Instagram @ardentolleson

Wooden Tree Ornaments

Materials Needed: wooden ornaments, Kwik Stix, gems, and stickers

  1. Paint wooden ornaments with Kwik Stix
  2. Glue gems onto the ornament
  3. Hang on the tree for Christmas

Check out this craft on Instagram @bilingual_lifestyle

Cupcake Liner Garland

Materials Needed: Kwik Stix, cupcake liner garland, Q-tips, glue, star stickers, and string

  1. Paint each cupcake liner with Kwik Stix
  2. Fold each one in half
  3. Layer and glue on one another
  4. Glue each tree onto string
  5. Hang on the wall for colorful Christmas decorations

Check out this craft on Instagram @isateony

Triangle Christmas Trees

Materials Needed: green paper, scissors, and colored dot sticker

  1. Cut each piece of green paper into a triangle
  2. Cut slits into each side of the Christmas tree
  3. Stick colored dot stickers onto each triangle

Check out this craft on Instagram @chasing50toes

Large Cardboard Christmas Tree

Materials Needed: large piece of cardboard, tape, and Kwik Stix

  1. Cut a large piece of cardboard into a triangle
  2. Lay tape down onto the cardboard
  3. Overlap tape and criss cross
  4. Paint in different colors with Kwik Stix
  5. Peel the tape off 
  6. Display the cardboard tree at home for a large Christmas decoration

Check out this craft on Instagram @marissa_guarascio