Simple crafts are a must this time of year! With the hustle and bustle of the season, it’s nice to have an easy holiday craft to do with your students. This Christmas Tree Popsicle Stick Ornament is an adorable craft project you can do in your classroom with very little supplies and prep!
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Christmas Tree Popsicle Stick Ornament
I just know that your students are going to enjoy making this popsicle stick ornament this holiday season. What you’re going to like most about it is the minimal preparation and inexpensive supplies that are required to put it together!
- 3 green popsicle sticks (this pack has an assortment of colors)
- 3 red popsicle sticks
- 2 silver sparkle pipe cleaners (this pack has several sparkly colors)
- 1 red sparkle pipe cleaner
- 4 white pom poms (this pack has red, white, and green)
- 4 green pom poms
- wood glue or craft glue
Teacher Tip: If you don’t have red and green popsicle sticks then simply paint standard colored popsicle sticks and let them dry completely before assembling.
How to Assemble the Ornament
Begin by gluing 3 red popsicle sticks in a triangle using wood glue or craft glue. Then repeat with green popsicle sticks.
Next, grab the silver pipe cleaner and bend it back and forth, zig-zagging across the popsicle triangles.
Glue the pipe cleaner down with craft glue or wood glue.
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Now you get to glue pom poms on top of the silver pipe cleaners, decorating it like a tree.
Lastly, you will need to cut a red pipe cleaner into small pieces. Make a loop with the red pipe cleaner and glue it to the back of the ornament for hanging.
Children can present this adorable Christmas Tree Popsicle Stick Ornament to a loved one as a gift or hang it on their Christmas tree at home!
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