These pipe cleaner Christmas trees are a fun craft for kids to make.
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To make these pipe cleaner Christmas trees, we used:
- Green pipe cleaners (we received our “fuzzy sticks” from craftprojectideas.com)
- Green craft foam
- Something cone shaped, eg a funnel
- Mini pom poms (we used some tiny neon poms and some small glitter poms, both from craftprojectideas.com, but these shimmer poms would also work well!)
- Star-shaped sequins, sequins and/or Spangle Mix
- Corks cut in half
To prepare the craft I cut circles from the green craft foam, and wound the pipe cleaner around the top of the funnel to form a cone shape. Then I glued the pipe cleaner to the foam circle. Kids can help with this stage but because I was planning this for a crafty playdate, I wanted the glue to be dried before the tree was decorated.
The kids glued a star sequin to the top of the tree, then added pom poms and sequins wherever they would like.
For some reason my son didn’t want to make one – so it was lucky that I had his friends round to help me with this craft! Once the decorations had dried I glued the tree onto the cut wine cork. They looked adorable as a little forest!
Check out some other great ideas from my co-hosts!
- Tape Resist Christmas Presents from House of Burke
- Recycled Ornament Garland Craft from Sugar Aunts
- Children’s books about the true holiday spirit from All Done Monkey
- Christmas Tree Suncatchers from Where Imagination Grows
- Christmas Tree Christmas Cards from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
- Christmas Memory Countdown from JDaniel4sMom