Large Felt Christmas Tree

This is a fun wall hanger for children to decorate.

You wi\nll need a large piece of green felt

a smaller size of brown felt

Hot glue gun

Circles of velcro

Colorful pieces of felt

Piece of string and scissors

First, cut either a tree or triangle shape out of the green (around 2-4 feet in size- depending on how big you want the tree)

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Cut a large square (or rectangle) out of the brown felt

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Hot glue the brown felt to the bottom of the green to make the tree

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Cut a small hole (or small holes) in the top of the tree to tie the string through to hang the tree. Alternative- get a large piece of white felt and hot glue the whole tree onto the large white felt- the cut holes in the top edges of the white and tie the yarn through the holes to hang the tree on the wall.

Cut all the colored felt into shapes of various sizes, take one side of the velcro and stick or glue it to the backs of the shapes. Take the other sides and stick them to the tree in random locations.

 

Hang the tree and have your kids decorate their new toy. They can take the ornaments off and stick them on where every they want.

To make the ornaments:

Cut out the shapes

You can use only the basic shapes or you can cut smaller shapes and hot glue the smaller shapes onto the larger shapes.

Fast and easy Candy Cane Tree Ornaments

You can make these in bulk fast. They are extremely easy- simple enough a toddler can do and you can use these if you dont want to use actual candy canes on your tree.

You will need red and white pipe cleaners. That’s it, just a bunch of red and white pipe cleaners.

Twist the pipecleaners around each other, so they stripe then bend the top to form the head of the candy cane.

If you want slightly harder to make (if you’re teaching your child to braid), use 3 of any color combination and braid the pipe cleaners, then bend the head.