INSIDE: This adorable paper cup Christmas Tree Craft is so fun and easy holiday themed craft for preschoolers. Make a super cute Christmas Tree using a paper cup!
Christmas Craft Time
We are in full Christmas crafting mode here at our house.
This is the second day of Christmas craft of the season. And this first one is super easy and fun. A little painting and little glitter! Cant get any better than that!
OK ready? Let’s get crafting!
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Paper Cup Christmas Tree Craft
Grab a paper cup and your green paint. Paint the entire cup green set it aside to dry. You may need to paint it twice for coverage.
Once it is dry, grab some gems (or Pom Poms or buttons or dot stickers or small circles cut from construction paper) and glue them all around the paper cup.
Grab your sparkly gold foam paper and trace the shape of a star. Use a pair of scissors to cut it out. Glue it to the top of the paper cup.
This activity is more of a parent activity to make for your kids. Advent calendars are great for all ages! My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7 year old.
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- Paper cup
- Green paint
- Gems or pom poms or buttons or dot stickers or construction paper
- Gold foam sheets
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