Christmas Crafts for Kids

Construction Paper Christmas Wreath Craft Decoration for Kids

This Christmas wreath craft may be quick and EASY, but WOW is it beautiful! Children of all ages from preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd graders, and up will love making these construction paper Christmas crafts as decorations for home or the classroom. So grab some pretty paper and start making this pretty paper plate wreath as a holiday craft for December!

This Christmas wreath craft may be quick and EASY, but WOW is it beautiful! Children of all ages from preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd graders, and up will love making these construction paper Christmas crafts as decorations for home or the classroom. So grab some pretty paper and start making this pretty paper plate wreath as a holiday craft for December!

Christmas Wreath Craft

My kids and I love making lots of¬†Christmas crafts for kids during the holiday season. I expecially love crafts that are simple, without any hard-to-find materials. This¬†paper Christmas wreath craft is so stunning, you won’t believe it is such an¬†easy Christmas crafts! So grab your colored construction paper in festive red and green, or pick your favorite colors, and make your own¬†DIY holiday wreath! This¬†construction paper Christmas decoration is perfect for preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – this is a must try¬†december craft for kids!

construction paper - red and two shades of green (or your choice of colors) scissors glue pom poms

Paper Christmas Wreath Craft

All you need to make your own homemade Christmas wreath are a few simple materials:

  • construction paper – red, white, yellow, orange, and two shades of green (or your choice of colors)
  • scissors
  • paper plate
  • glue
  • pom poms

Christmas paper plate craft

Paper Christmas Wreath

Start by carefully cutting the center out of your simple paper plate. You want to leave a good 2-3″.

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Christmas Wreath Craft for Kids

Now, holding the paper horizontally, cut strips of two different shades of green construction paper.

Paper Christmas Wreath Craft

Paper plate wreath

Now take a green strip and wrap it around the paper plate, making sure the ends touch. Use glue to affix the edges that come out past the paper plate.

Paper Christmas Wreath

Paper Christmas Crafts for Kids

Continue adding strips of green constrution paper so the shades alternate every other until you have completed a circle. You should have a lovely, undecorated paper wreath craft.

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Construction Paper Christmas Crafts

Now let’s make the white candle. Glue two strips of white paper together then weave accordian style by putting on strip accross the other and creasing, then print the other strip over and crease, back and forth until you use up all the paper.

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Christmas paper plate craft

You should have a cute white candle.

Christmas Wreath Craft for Kids

Construction Paper Christmas Decorations

Finally, it is time to decorate your wreath however you like. WeAdded a construction paper bow, but you could easily use ribbon or a pre-done bow for convenience. Then we attached ou accordian candle along with the yellow and orange flame made out of construction paper. Finally we glued on red and white pom poms.

EASY construction paper Christmas wreath craft for kids of all ages makes a beautiful holiday decoration for December!

Easy Christmas Crafts

There are so many options for creating a truly unique and beautiful holiday wreath for kids with this simple construction paper project!

This magical Melting Christmas tree project is sure to bring some magic and fun into your day this holiday seasons! Try this simple, easy Christmas Science Experiments with preschoolers, kindergartners, toddlers, and grade 1 students to sneak in some fun Christmas Learning! This Chemistry Christmas tree is such a fun Christmas activity for kids to try this holiday season!  Want to add a little more magic into your Christmas holiday season this year? Your kids eyes will get wide with this fun Christmas science experiment. The best part? This Magic Melting peppermint science experiment takes literally 2 minutes to set it up! This Christmas science is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students to try in December.

Christmas Science Experiments for Kids

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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