12 Days of Christmas – Christmas Tree Puzzle

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If you’re looking for a simple craft to distract your preschoolers for a while, then this is the craft for you: an easy peasy Christmas tree puzzle.

Materials (per puzzle):
A4 cardboard (any colour)
A4 cardboard (green)
Scissors
Pencil
Marker/Koki
Dot stickers
Glitter
Glue
Crayons

Fold the green cardboard in half lengthways, then draw the outline of a Christmas tree on the folded piece with the points of the tree on the open edge of the cardboard. Cut along the line and open up to give you a complete Christmas tree shape. Then, use the shape to trace an outline on the plain piece of cardboard. Go over this outline with a koki.

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Cut the green cardboard into as many pieces as you like. The younger your kids, the larger (and fewer) shapes, the better.

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Get them to fit the shapes into the outline of the tree, then glue the shapes into place.

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Let them colour the base of the tree and decorate the tree with crayons and dot stickers.

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Then make glue lines over the tree and sprinkle with glitter to make tinsel.

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Easy peasy.

Do your kids like puzzles?

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