Felt Christmas Tree

Cut out felt pieces and glue them together to create a Christmas tree-shaped tree ornament.
Felt Christmas Tree craft


  • Felt in various colors
  • Cotton or polyester stuffing
  • String
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • White glue
  • Hot glue gun

Safety Tips

  • Keep the glue gun out of young children's reach.
  • Watch out for this sign Ask for an adult's help.. It means adult help is needed for the particular step.


Step 1 Felt Christmas Tree craft 1. Draw and cut out a Christmas tree shape from paper. You can also print out the medium-sized tree from these Christmas tree templates.
Step 2 Felt Christmas Tree craft 2. Use the template to draw a pair of Christmas tree outlines on green felt.
Step 3 Felt Christmas Tree craft 3. Cut out the pair of felt trees.
Step 4 Felt Christmas Tree craft 4. Cut out a rectangular-shaped trunk from brown felt.
Step 5 Felt Christmas Tree craft 5. Create the tree trimmings by cutting out small shapes from various colors of felt.
Step 6 Felt Christmas Tree craft 6. Decorate the trees by gluing on the felt shapes using white glue.
Step 7 Felt Christmas Tree craft 7. At the back of one of the trees, glue the trunk midway along the tree's bottom edge.
Step 8 Felt Christmas Tree craft Ask for an adult's help.8. With the tree still facing down, apply glue close to its edges, except along the top 1/3 portion of the tree.
Step 9 Felt Christmas Tree craft Ask for an adult's help.9. Place the second tree on top, aligning both trees along the edges. Press along the seams. Watch out for any hot glue that might ooze out from the edges.
Step 10 Felt Christmas Tree craft 10. Once the glue sets, fill the tree with cotton or polyester stuffing. Use a craft stick or an unsharpened pencil to push down the stuffing deep inside the tree.
Step 11 Felt Christmas Tree craft Ask for an adult's help.11. Loop a piece of string and use a glue gun to fix it in place on the inside of the tree, close to the top.
Step 12 Felt Christmas Tree craft Ask for an adult's help.12. Once content with the amount of stuffing inside the tree, seal the opening on top using hot glue gun.
Step 14 Felt Christmas Tree craft 13. Glue a felt star at the tip of the tree. Hang this felt tree as a charming Christmas tree ornament.

More Ideas

Felt Christmas tree with pompoms Besides felt trimmings, you can decorate your tree with materials like pompoms, small buttons, fabric shapes, or plastic gems. You can also sew the seams instead of sealing with hot glue. Heavier materials like buttons can also be sewed on instead of being glued on.
Blue felt Christmas tree You don't have to stick with a green Christmas tree. Try white, pastels, or your favorite color to create your felt tree. Make your tree extra-festive with glittery trimmings like plastic gems, rhinestones, and glitter stickers. Add charming details like lace, ribbons, or small bows.