Winter Village Art Project with Newspaper

This winter village art project with newspaper is a great art lesson to do in the classroom. It’s so easy to make that it’s great for kids from preschool and kindergarten age and it’s all about recycling and being creative. What’s not to love?

Winter Village art project with Newspaper

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A variety of winter arts and crafts ideas are waiting for your children! While you’re exploring, check out our how to make paper snowman cards or learn how to make paper snowflakes with our patterned templates!

How to make a Winter Village art project using newspapers

What you need:

  • drag
  • glue
  • old newspaper
  • black paper
  • White paper
  • transparent white paper (optional)
  • marker (black and white)

Step-by-step instructions

The sky at night

Prepare a sheet of black construction paper. This will be the foundation for this winter art project.

Step 1


Cut rectangles and squares from old newspaper.

Step 2

Start building the village. Glue the rectangles onto black construction paper.

Step 3

Your children can also cut out other shapes if their scissor skills allow – encourage them to add a tree to their scene.

Step 4


Next, cut triangles out of white paper and glue them on top of the rectangles. This way you will make snow-covered roofs.

Step 5

Windows and doors

Use a black marker to draw the windows and doors in your house. You can also ask children to cut rectangles from black paper and glue them onto their scene.

Step 6

Let them draw as many windows and doors as they want.

Step 7


Next, have them cut out a crescent shape and stick it somewhere above their village.

See also Easy Heart Symmetry Art

Step 8

Stars and snowflakes

Using a white marker, draw some stars in the form of dots and snowflakes. Additionally, children can also use a Q-tip to draw snowflakes or use their fingertips.

Step 9

To complete your newspaper winter village art project, cut a wavy strip from white paper or white tissue paper and tape it to the bottom, lightly covering the buildings.

Step 10

Your winter landscape is complete!

Step 11

What a great idea to use old paper in winter!

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