Christmas Tree Craft with Suncatcher Lights

This Christmas tree craft has a fun twist – it has colored lights that act like a suncatcher! So pretty!

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To make this Christmas tree craft we used:

Christmas Tree Craft with Suncatcher LightsPrepare the craft by cutting out a tree shape from the card. A long and thin-style tree works well for this because you’ll want to still want to be able to reach the middle with the hole punch. Our trees were around 6″ tall and 4.5″ wide at the base.

Once you have cut out the tree, punch holes all over the tree – older children may like to help with this stage. Cut the tissue paper into small pieces. Set out the tree,  the tissue paper and a glue stick, and invite your child to glue the paper over the holes. The pieces of tissue paper need to be pretty small so keep some scissors on hand just in case.Christmas Tree Craft with Suncatcher Lights


Once they have covered all the holes, leave to dry. Trim any overhanging edges of paper, and hold up against a light to see the fun effect!

Christmas Tree Craft with Suncatcher Lights

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We also had some leftover cello scraps (the material was actually colored plastic origami paper!) from our Stained Glass Letters so I cut out another tree and we made a cellophane alternative!

Christmas Tree Craft with Suncatcher Lights


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