To give your home or gifts an enchanted feel this Christmas, let’s use this Christmas stencil that’s in the shape of a Christmas tree to make holiday paper crafts. You and the kids can use the very same Christmas stencil to make Christmas greeting cards, Christmas decorations or use the print out as a Christmas [...]
To give your home or gifts an enchanted feel this Christmas, let’s use this Christmas stencil that’s in the shape of a Christmas tree to make holiday paper crafts. You and the kids can use the very same Christmas stencil to make Christmas greeting cards, Christmas decorations or use the print out as a Christmas coloring page.
While the kids are busy making cute Christmas decorations or coloring in the Christmas tree you can enjoy making Christmas greeting cards. This Christmas stencil is designed like a Christmas coloring page so everyone feels like they can add their special touch to the home this Christmas.
Mum or dad don’t forget that this Christmas stencil is quite big if the children want to make Christmas tree decorations. To make the Christmas tree smaller just select print, and in the printing options scale down the Christmas stencil to right size. Don’t worry if it takes you one or two attempts you’ll get there.
Oh, keep the reject Christmas print outs because the kids can color them in or decorate them. Nothing goes to waste here as these decorated Christmas trees will look so cute glued onto blank Christmas greeting cards. I am sure these greeting cards will make perfect Grandpa or Grandma gifts.
Make sure you have enough Christmas stencil pages to make the decorations, posters and Christmas greeting cards. Print off everything you need before you start that way you and the kids can have hours of undisturbed fun. If you fall short of stencils you can always print off more Christmas tree worksheets.
To make a traceable Christmas stencil just glue the Christmas tree to some sturdy cardboard. If you want the make a lot of Christmas decorations in a short time make a page full of Christmas trees. Print the page twice so you can glue them on either side of the cardboard. To make the Christmas trees match up cut your cardboard to the same size as the printer paper, this way there is no room for errors.
Use the glue stick on the top corners of the Christmas stencil so you can match the corners of the stencil to the cardboard. Carefully glue down the rest of the page and repeat these steps on the other side and let it dry. Do this as many times as you need to make the beginnings of your Christmas decorations.
Before you cut out the Christmas trees it might be a good idea to color, paint or decorate them. Painting the trees while there in a sheet will be easier for the kids and not as messy. While the paint is drying the kids could be decorating of coloring the other Christmas stencils.
If the kids have used a of glue or paint you will need to wait one to two days depending on the drying conditions. When they are dry the kids can begin cutting around the outside of every Christmas stencil. Please supervise the kids whilst they’re cutting out the trees. Once they’ve cut around every Christmas tree use a hole punch to make a hole so you can thread some twine.
Make the twine long enough so it the decoration will sit nicely when it’s displayed. Make a knot at the end of the string and you’re done. All that’s left to do is to decorate your home and Christmas tree. Don’t forget the Christmas coloring page can also be used as a Christmas poster to decorate one of the walls.
Mum or dad if you haven’t finished decorating your Christmas stencil greeting cards there is no need to rush. Just make sure you leave yourself plenty of time to finish and to write a short message before you send them to your loved ones.
To make your home look enchanting these Christmas holidays follow the tips and tricks of how to use this Christmas stencil to make Christmas greeting cards, Christmas decorations and turn Christmas coloring pages into posters.
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