Creating Christmas themed pipe cleaner and pompom crafts with kids is a great way to inexpensively celebrate the holiday. Pipe cleaners and pompoms are easy to use and fun for children. This article will provide you with detailed instructions on creating Christmas themed pipe cleaner and pompom crafts with kids.
A snowflake is a wonderful Christmas themed pipe cleaner and pompom craft with kids. For this craft you will need white pipe cleaners, white pompoms, scissors, a hot glue gun, and hot glue sticks. Start by cutting the pipe cleaners into 6 inch lengths.
Place 3 or 4 of the pipe cleaner pieces on top of each other. The pipe cleaner pieces will cross at the center and form a star shape. Use the glue to secure them in place. Add a pompom to the center of the star. Then glue more pompoms to the ends of the star points. Also add pompoms to other areas of the snowflake for more detail. When the glue is dry you can hang this Christmas craft around your home.
You can make a Christmas tree sing pipe cleaners and pompoms. For this craft you will need several green pipe cleaners, small pompoms in a variety of colors, a yellow pipe cleaner, scissors, a hot glue gun, and hot glue sticks. Start by folding the end of the yellow pipe cleaner into a star. Use the glue to secure the star in place.
Then add a little glue to the end of a green pipe cleaner and wrap it around the yellow pipe cleaner. Start wrapping it underneath the star and continue to the bottom of the pipe cleaner. Continue wrapping pipe cleaners around the base to make a tree shape. Remember to wrap more pipe cleaners around the bottom of the pipe cleaner to make it look like a tree. Add glue where necessary. Then glue several small pompoms to the outside of the tree like Christmas ornaments. When the glue is dry this Christmas craft is done.
Making Christmas themed crafts with kids is a lot of fun. Using pipe cleaners and pompoms is a great way to get kids involved in holiday crafting while saving money. These crafts are fun and easy for children to complete for Christmas.