Christmas Tree Paper Plate Craft

The holidays are approaching, which means this Christmas Tree Paper Plate Craft is perfect for getting creative!

Children can decorate the Christmas tree however they want! Get ready because this craft is going to be fun, cheerful and bright.

Christmas tree made of paper plates

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Christmas tree craft paper plate

Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year! Get into the holiday spirit by creating fun decorations around the house.

DIY paper Christmas tree

Quickly turn a paper plate into a bright decoration to use around the house during the holiday season with this easy craft tutorial.

You can hang it on a tree, place it on the wall or even frame it!

How to make Christmas tree-shaped paper plates

What you need:

  • paper plate
  • acrylic paint (blue, green and brown)
  • paint brush
  • drag
  • pencil
  • glue
  • green yarn
  • a needle
  • badminton ball
  • decorative star

Materials used

Step-by-step instructions

Start painting your paper plate with blue paint.

Step 1

Take your tree mold and start cutting it out with scissors.

Step 2

Place the stenciled tree cutout on the blue sheet and trace in the middle with a pencil.

Step 3

Paint the inside of the tree with dark green paint.

Step 4

Clean the brush and dip it in brown paint, creating a tree trunk and soil at the bottom of the plate.

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Step 5

Punch holes around the edges of the Christmas tree where you will place your decorations.

Step 6

Poke small holes in the disc at the edge and middle of the stem, spacing the small dots evenly apart.

Step 7

Take your green yarn and start threading it through the holes.

Step 8

Continue pulling the yarn through the holes.

Step 9

Continue pulling the green thread through the holes until it reaches the bottom of the tree.

Step 10

Remove the thin needle from the thread and cut off the excess.

Step 11

Take your colorful pompoms and stick them in different places on the tree using glue.

Step 12

Attach the star to the top of the Christmas tree using glue.

Step 13

Your paper plate Christmas tree is ready!

Step 14

This cute craft is simple and fun to make with just a few essential supplies.

Christmas Tree Craft Paper Plates

It is great for children of all ages.

Handmade Christmas tree paper plates

Enjoy the beautiful appearance of this decorative Christmas tree.

DIY paper Christmas tree

This is the perfect decoration to hang on your wall during the holiday season.

Paper plate Christmas tree idea

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