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Help your kids DIY an adorable felt Christmas tree complete with ornaments

Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

Kids are going to love creating this fun felt Christmas tree

Children love all the light and splendor of a Christmas tree, but — let's be real — little hands around so much glass is enough to make anyone a little nervous.

This felt Christmas tree craft will keep kids occupied as they wait for Santa's visit and it gives them totally safe tree to marvel at. It's a win all the way around!

More: Easy Christmas crafts for kids

Kids are going to love creating this fun felt Christmas tree

Supplies:

  • Green felt (1 yard)
  • Squares of craft felt in assorted colors
  • Scissors
  • Pen
  • Card stock
  • Glittery puffy paint
  • Adhesive strips

Directions:


1. Cut out the tree

Kids are going to love creating this fun felt Christmas tree

Fold the green felt in half. Draw the outline of the Christmas tree along the fold, then cut out the tree shape.

2. Create ornament template

Kids are going to love creating this fun felt Christmas tree

Draw the shape of an ornament on card stock, then cut it out.

3. Cut out the ornaments

Kids are going to love creating this fun felt Christmas tree

Use the card stock ornament as a template to cut ornament shapes out of the colored felt.

Up next: Decorate with puffy paint

Originally published December 2013. Updated December 2016.

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