Make some festive tree decorations

Ho Ho Ho! Give your home a little Christmas spirit with these fun tree decorations. Don’t have a tree? Not to worry – you can hang them off anything, or even give them as presents.

What you will need

  • Coloured felt, foam or paper – Lots of different colours!
  • Ribbon – Any colour you like
  • Scissors – Careful! You will need an adult to help you here
  • Marker pen – For the little details
  • Glue – Hot glue, super glue or PVA
  • PDF templates – Download below
  • Wool – As jazzy as you want
  • Googlie eyes – To make faces

Make a hanging paper Villi

STEP 1

Download and print out the Villi template. Cut out the shapes from the template in felt or paper.

Illustrated Villi Bauble Template

STEP 2

Decorate each Villi – maybe a cozy winter scarf, or a woolly hat. You could even add googly eyes for a little extra fun.

Illustrated creatures

STEP 3

Fold each Villi and stick one half of the back to another Villi. Continue until they are all stuck together. Add a ribbon to hang it up and it’s done!

Glue and illustrated Villi Bauble

Make an EPIC pom-pom bauble

STEP 1

Cut Pom-Pom maker shapes out of cardboard. Wrap wool around the cardboard until it’s covered.

PomPom Maker

STEP 2

Insert your scissors in between the two pieces of cardboard and cut around. Wrap another piece of wool around the Pom-Pom and tie.

Cutting string on PomPoms

STEP 3

Slide the cardboard disks off and you now have a bauble. Decorate it how you like. We’ve made a Richard bauble.

Decorating PomPoms with eyes

Make a festive chain

STEP 1

Cut felt or coloured paper into strips about 3cm wide and 20cm long.

Coloured Paper Strips

STEP 2

Curl a strip of paper around to make a loop and stick the ends together with glue. Feed another strip through your new loop and glue together.

Glue and Paper strip

STEP 3

Add links one at a time until you have a long paper chain. Once you have a chain – decorate it with creatures – we have a template to start you off in the PDF.

Paper Chain Decoration