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DIY Christmas tree decoration for kids

Christmas Crafts

Christmas is just around the corner and everyone is gearing up to decorate their Christmas trees. Kids seem more exited when it comes to decorate a Christmas tree. So, why not let them decorate the tree all by themselves this Christmas? Also, these little DIY decorations are budget-friendly and can be done with household articles. So, if you need to learn the knowhow of some of the best DIY Christmas tree decoration for kids, then you have come to the right place. Read on:

1. CD tree decoration

As the name suggests, it is an exciting decoration done using spare CDs. You can use the unusable disks for this purpose. However, it might be tough for little children but for teenagers it is easy and fun.

Resources Required

2 Dozen CDs

Color Cards

Strings

Instant gum

Punch

Color tissue papers

Instructions

First, you need to glue the Two CDs together. For that, you need to paste some gum on the non-shiny side of the both CDs and glue them together to have CDs with double shining surfaces. You can sandwich a string loop inside or you can just punch a hole and fix your loop on it. Make some funny shapes with color cards and neatly arrange them on CD assembly. You can make flower and leaves, animals and birds and other figures to fix them on the edge of CD assembly. After that, you can hang the CDs with string loop on tree branches.

2. Wrapping paper bauble

It is another beautiful craft for little children. They are very shiny and can be made with old gift wrappers. It is easy to make and looks extremely eye catching.

Resource required

Wrapping paper

Scissor

Glue

Strings

Instructions

First, you need to cut the wrapping paper to have smooth edges. Glue the wrapper paper together to form baubles of any shape and size you like. Use some wrapping paper to make paper chain. You can make beautiful attractive decoration pieces like origami, flowers, and leaves with the wrapping paper. You can also use your own designs on them. Once, they are ready in then hang them on the tree.

3. Glitter ornaments

Glitters look shiny and beautiful but be cautious working with glitters.

Resources required

Plain and white bundle of white Paper

Shape templates

Glue

Glitter

Scissors

Punch

Ribbons or strings

Instructions

Use the templates to cut different shapes on paper with help of scissors. Punch a hole to tie the ribbon or strings to hang on the Christmas tree. Coat the surface with glue on any one side and then spread the glitters on them. Let it dry for a while, and then repeat it on the next side. After both the surfaces are well dried, hang them on the tree with the help of ribbon or strings.

4. Christmas present decoration

There is nothing beautiful and attractive than hanging Christmas gift boxes. These are very lucrative, easy to make and often finds it to be ravished first. You can also put chocolates and candies inside the box to make it more ravishing.

Resources Required

Small gift boxes or white boards

Wrapping paper

Ribbon

Scissor

Glue

Ribbon and strings

Instructions

You can start with boxes. If you do not have gift boxes then you can make them using cardboards cut in box shape. Once the box is ready, you need to glue the outer surface with shiny wrapping papers. You can fill the boxes with light candies to make them more special. When the wrapping is done, you need to tie the ribbon on it and glue them properly. With the help of strings, tie the ribbon of the boxes to make them in upright condition and tie them on the tree.

5. Candy cane decoration

Candy canes looks very attractive with its colorful stripes. You can make your tree very vibrant with these decorations.

Resources required

Pipe cleaners

Color Ribbons

Instant glue

Scissor

Color cards

Strings

Nametags

Instructions

Twist and twine the pipe cleaners to form the cane shape. Bend the top to complete the look of the cane with help of instant glue. Once it gets the shape of the candy cane, wrap the whole cane with white ribbons. After that, use colored ribbons to wrap the candy cane leaving a little gap to have white and colors contrasting look of the candy cane. You can use pink, red, green or even bright yellow colored ribbon for this purpose. Hang the cane with the help of strings. You can tilt the cane on angle just by changing the position of hanging strings.Write some messages on name tags and glue them on the box.

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