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Quick and Easy Christmas Tree Decorations

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Here are some super quick and easy Christmas decorations to brighten up your Christmas tree. This craft is ideal for toddlers and preschoolers who can make their decorations quickly and enjoy the instant gratification of hanging their creations straight onto the tree.



Felt shapes, homemade Christmas baubles


Time: 10 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy

Materials
Felt
Colourful sticker dots or sticky stars
Scissors
Pipe cleaner or ribbon to hang decoration on tree

Method
Cut out some shapes in advance from the felt material. You could try stars, round baubles, bells, Christmas stockings etc.



Felt shapes, homemade Christmas baubles
Cut the shapes out of felt in advance


Let the children cover the felt shapes with the coloured stickers. My preschooler was keen to organise colours and shapes whilst my toddler enjoyed sticking random patterns and colours.



Toddler and preschooler Christmas craft, making Christmas decorations


Pole a hole in the top of the shape and hang onto the Christmas tree using a piece of sparkly pipe cleaner or thin ribbon.



Felt shapes, homemade Christmas baubles
Attach to the Christmas tree with a piece of sparkly pipe cleaner....




Felt shapes, homemade Christmas baubles
....or a piece of shiny thread or thin ribbon


Categories
#Easy
#Under 5s
#Christmas
#Christmas decoration
#Christmas tree
#Felt
#Fine motor skills
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