Christmas is nearly upon us and I am seeing beautiful Christmas crafts everywhere I look!
I tend to keep craft pretty simple though when we have a holiday theme or I find I get to stressed and the kids don’t enjoy it much either.
I do enjoy trying to incorporate some different experiences each time we do something ‘easy’ though. Our sensory Christmas trees were simple enough for the toddlers to enjoy doing but provided enough scope and challenge for the older children to get a little creative and extend their imaginations.
It also provided a fun sensory experience as they decorated their trees leading to lots of discussion and investigating.
Why not give them a try? They are quick enough to fit in before Christmas is here and they look so pretty adorning the walls or windows!
Here’s what you need…
- A Christmas tree stencil or template
- Green paint with a little white glue mixed through for extra sticking power
- A roll of drawer liner plastic with bumps on it. (I got mine for $2 from the discount shop)
- Lots of sparkly bits and pom pom balls for tree decorations
- Glitter…optional but I do love glitter at Christmas!
Now the fun part….
The chosen decorations varied but they each displayed their own unique style and the children were very proud of them.