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    Paper Christmas Ornament Craft

    Paper Christmas Ornament Craft

    For the first time ever, my family will have a live Christmas tree for the holiday season. My daughter is excitedly looking forward to a trip to the Christmas tree farm. In anticipation for our tree, my daughter and I have been hard at work making old fashioned ornaments. One ornament that we made in abundance is a simple yet beautiful paper ornament made from strips of paper and staples.

    Materials

    • Red, green, and white construction paper
    • Red and green markers
    • Paper cutter or scissors
    • Stapler
    • Yarn

    Instructions

    1. Decorate the paper with the markers.
    2. Cut the paper into strips of equal width.
    3. Cut two paper strips to medium length and one to short length.
    4. Arrange five paper strips in the following order: long-medium-short-medium-long.
    5. Staple the five paper strips together at one end.
    6. Gather the other ends of the paper strips and staple.
    7. Thread a piece of yarn through the paper strips and tie into a loop.
    8. Hang the paper Christmas ornament on the Christmas tree.

    Construction Paper, Stapler, and Paper Cutter Decorating White Paper with Red and Green Designs

    Decorating White Paper with Green and Red Designs Cutting the Construction Paper into Strips

    Small, Medium, and Large Paper Strips Stapling the Paper Strips on One End

    Stapling the Paper Strips on the Other End Paper Christmas Ornament Craft

    For more fun Christmas crafts, try my Paper Plate Christmas Tree Craft, Paper Plate Button Christmas Wreath Craft, and Paper Plate Wall Christmas Tree Craft.

    Image Credits

    Paper Christmas Ornament Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
    Construction Paper, Stapler, and Paper Cutter © 2015 Heather Johnson
    Decorating White Paper with Red and Green Designs © 2015 Heather Johnson
    Decorating White Paper with Green and Red Designs © 2015 Heather Johnson
    Cutting the Construction Paper into Strips © 2015 Heather Johnson
    Small, Medium, and Large Paper Strips © 2015 Heather Johnson
    Stapling the Paper Strips on One End © 2015 Heather Johnson
    Stapling the Paper Strips on the Other End © 2015 Heather Johnson
    Paper Christmas Ornament Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson

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