Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath

Make a lovely Christmas wreath using a paper plate and green tissue paper. Decorate the wreath with all sorts of craft materials or recycled household items.
Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath craft

Materials

  • Paper plate or cardboard
  • Green tissue paper or crepe paper
  • Scissors
  • White glue
  • Things to decorate your wreath with: rhinestones, buttons, sequins, small coins, colored tissue or crepe paper, candy foil, bows, ribbons, etc.

Safety Tips

  • Small materials like buttons, beads, and pompoms are choking hazards. These are not suitable for kids below the age of three.
  • Watch out for this sign Ask for an adult's help. It means adult help is needed for the particular step.

Steps

Step 1 Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath craft Ask for an adult's help1. Make the round frame for your wreath by cutting out the middle section of a paper plate. You can also cut out the entire round frame from cardboard.
Step 2 Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath craft 2. If you'd like to make a handle, punch a hole close to the outer edge of the round frame. Loop a string around the hole.
Step 3 Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath craft 3. Cut out strips of green tissue paper or crepe paper and crumple each one into a small ball.
Step 4 Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath craft 4. Position the paper plate frame with the bottom side facing up. Glue the crumpled up tissue balls around the round frame.
Step 5 Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath craft 5. Continue until the entire paper plate is covered with the green tissue balls.
Step 6 Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath craft 6. The best part of course is decorating the wreath. Gather all sorts of materials that you can glue on:
  • Craft materials such as rhinestones, sequins, buttons (gold or silver ones would be super!), beads, pompoms, bows and ribbons;
  • Colored tissue or candy foil crumpled up into balls;
  • Household materials such as small coins, small plastic toys, pieces from an old Christmas ornament or even broken faux jewelry.
Step 7 Tissue Paper Christmas Wreath craft 7. After the glue dries, hang up your Christmas wreath!

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