20+ Creative Christmas Tree Crafts for Kids

These Christmas tree crafts for kids of all ages are creative ways to make a kids Christmas tree! Christmas tree crafts are a fun way to turn the iconic holiday tree into arts and crafts for toddlers, preschoolers and older kids and even adults. Let’s make easy Christmas tree crafts at home or in the classroom.

text: Christmas tree crafts - 6 Christmas tree crafts pictured in a collage showing some of our favorite Christmas tree crafts like a Christmas tree banner, two paper Christmas tree crafts for preschool, a life size paper Christmas tree on the wall and a Christmas tree painting project - Kids Activities Blog
Let’s make Christmas tree crafts together today!

Easy Christmas Tree Crafts

Now is the perfect time for some fun Christmas tree crafts! Who knew there were so many different tree crafts out there? This list has tree crafts for all ages and will make beautiful handmade holiday décor.

Related: Make a gnome Christmas tree

These kids Christmas tree crafts are a great way to keep children busy.

Christmas Tree Crafts for Preschoolers & Toddlers

These super easy Christmas tree crafts work on younger children’s fine motor skills as well as expanding their creativity while having a fun holiday inspired time.

Preschool Christmas Tree Craft - Green construction paper cut into shape of Christmas tree with strips of colorful paper and squares decorating the tree - shown with packages underneath - Kids Activities Blog
Let’s make a Christmas tree craft out of paper!

1. Preschool Christmas Tree Paper Craft that Toddlers Can Do Too

These simple construction paper tree craft ideas are easy one to do with even the youngest kids. From paper strip Christmas trees to button decorated green triangle shapes with a clothespin trunk, little hands will have a ball making these simple Christmas tree crafts.

Toilet paper roll Christmas tree craft from Red Ted Art -- 5 toilet paper roll trees shown brightly painted with green paint and decorated with stars and dots
You can make a Christmas tree from a toilet paper roll!

2. Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Tree Craft

Use that extra toilet paper roll and some green paper for this adorable set of toilet paper roll Christmas trees…a Christmas tree forrest from Red Ted Art! This Christmas tree craft works great for little ones if you pre-cut the tree shapes. Older kids will be able to complete the entire holiday craft project.

3. Simple Construction Paper Christmas Tree Craft & Song

Try something new with this easy Christmas tree craft that pairs well with a holiday song from Let’s Play Music.  This tree craft combines art and music!

Sticky Christmas tree craft that turns into a Christmas themed sensory bin for kids from How Wee Learn
This Christmas tree craft becomes a sensory bin for the holidays!

4. Make a Christmas Tree Sensory Bin

So much fun! This sticky tree is a craft and sensory bin in one combining art and sensory exploration from How Wee Learn.

Christmas Tree Crafts for Kids of All Ages

Felt Christmas tree craft from Buggy and Buddy - two cone shaped felt Christmas trees with felt dot ornaments that look like confetti
What a lovely Christmas tree craft for littles!

5. Felt Christmas Tree Craft For Preschoolers

With felt, Styrofoam and glue you can make this gorgeous felt Christmas tree from Buggy and Buddy.

Fabric Christmas tree craft that can be made into a holiday Christmas tree banner like shown with colorful fabrics in red white and green colors from Kids Activities Blog

6. Fabric Christmas Tree Craft

This beautiful fabric Christmas tree craft idea is simple to make and can be hung on the tree or strung as garland or used in other places of your house as holiday decorations.

3D paper Christmas tree craft made from triangles from Creative Connections for Kids - one bright green Christmas tree crafts made from paper shown on blue background
This Christmas tree craft goes 3D using just triangles!

7. Triangle Christmas Tree Craft

Stickers and paper are the only two things you need to make this fun triangle Christmas tree from Creative Connections for Kids.

Child adding a numbered ornament to the mural size paper Christmas tree craft hanging on the fridge used as an advent calendar from Simply Mommie
This giant Christmas tree craft can be used as an advent calendar!

9. Christmas Tree Advent Calendar

Countdown to the holiday with a giant life size paper Christmas tree advent calendar from Simply Mommie! Pick an ornament each day in the month for a new activity.

10. Egg Carton Christmas Tree Craft

We love to recycle trash into treasure so this tree from an egg carton is perfect from J Daniels Mom.

Coffee filter Christmas tree craft with jewel decorations hanging in Christmas tree from Happy Hooligans
What a lovely Christmas tree craft!

11. Coffee Filter Christmas Tree Craft Idea

Use items you’ve got in your pantry with this coffee filter Christmas tree from Happy Hooligans. You can also string these to hang as a banner!

Christmas tree made of green handprints with a red star and brown trunk - Kids Activities Blog
Christmas tree of green handprints with red star.

12. Handprint Christmas Tree Art & Craft

One of our favorite Christmas tree crafts is this handprint tree. Messy and fun!

Related: Christmas handprint art

More Favorite Christmas Tree Crafts

Cork Christmas tree craft ornament kids can make from Kids Activities Blog shown in a wooden box
Let’s make a Christmas tree out of upcycled corks!

13. Cork Christmas Tree Ornament Craft

Make a cork Christmas tree ornament craft using leftover corks – ask for some at your local restaurant if you don’t have enough!

Related: More DIY Christmas ornaments

Paper plate snowglobe craft shown with Santa flying over Christmas trees - Kids Activities Blog
Make a paper plate snow globe with a big Christmas tree…or Santa’s sleigh like shown here.

14. Cheery Christmas Tree Snow Globe Craft

Start with simple Christmas tree coloring pages and then make a Christmas tree paper plate snow globe craft.

Cardboard Christmas tree craft showing 3 green triangle Christmas trees with cardboard trunks on white background - Kids Activities Blog
Let’s make cardboard Christmas trees!

15. Cardboard Christmas Tree Craft

These super simple cardboard Christmas tree craft ideas are made from all those boxes you get in the mail over the holidays. Great way to upcycle cardboard into a sweet Christmas craft for kids.

easy how to draw a christmas tree printed pdf tutorial on white background - Kids Activities Blog
This step-by-step tutorial is super easy to follow, and so much fun too!

16. Kids Can Make Their Own Christmas Tree Drawing

Kids can learn the simple steps how to draw a Christmas tree and then decorate their own customized Christmas tree drawing however they want!

17. Scented Salt Dough Christmas Tree Craft

Use cookie cutters, essential oils, and Christmas tree cookie cutters to make scented salt dough Christmas tree ornaments.

18. Spin Christmas Tree Art

This spin art Christmas tree is super cool, and mess free from The Chocolate Muffin Tree.

19. Tinfoil Christmas Tree Craft

Make tinfoil Christmas trees to put on the tree. Paint your Christmas tree green and add sequins and faux gems on it to decorate it.

20. Edible Christmas Tree Crafts

From sweets to snacks to lunch, all these Christmas Tree recipes can double as a craft.

21. More Tinfoil Christmas Tree Crafts

Use cardboard, tinfoil, paint, sequins, gems, and ribbons to make Christmas tree shaped ornaments.

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What is your favorite Christmas tree craft for kids?


  1. Thanks so much for featuring our Christmas Tree song! So many great ideas here “ I love the concertina Christmas trees!

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