Category Archives: Christmas Projects

PAPER TOWEL TUBE ANGEL

This 16″ angel would look great standing tall and stately on the mantel.  There are all sorts of opportunities to change the looks of the angel.  Draw a singing mouth,  put a print in the bodice, have colored wings, a … Continue reading

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BETHLEHEM’S STARRY NIGHT

We’re all aware of the Van Gogh painting “Starry Night.”  With this project we hope to imagine the starry night being a special one in Bethlehem the night Jesus was born.  Therefore this project is called “Starry Night in Bethlehem.” … Continue reading

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HEAVEN’S ANGELS

We started this class with a quick lesson on drawing angels. A good site for a simple angel drawing lesson can be found at:  http://www.hellokids.com   Type in “how to draw an angel,” in the search bar. This, “Heavenly Daze,” project … Continue reading

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BURLAP BUDDIES ORNAMENTS

These aren’t difficult to make and would look really cute hanging on the Christmas tree.  They would also be cute filler gifts because they aren’t expensive to make.  I came up with three bunches of buddies: snowmen, angels and toy … Continue reading

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MOONLIT SNOW

A full moon loses its intensity during an evening snow fall.  Peaceful, tranquil, and possibly even chilly, are all words that could be used to describe this winter scene.  I used oil pastels and white chalk on black construction paper … Continue reading

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PENGUIN TREATS

Like snowmen, penguins are a winter project, rather than a Christmas project.  These little guys are made with half pint milk cartons, which there are an abundance of at school.    These go together very quickly, so if you want to … Continue reading

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WINTER SNOWMEN

The first thing we want to do after the first big snow storm is to build a snowman.  The 5th grade watched a Power Point showing different artists’ versions of the snowman.  Google images of “snowman art,” makes it really … Continue reading

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GINGERBREAD MAN/SNOWMAN MITTENS

Teachers and students alike appreciate easy to make Christmas decorations for their classroom.  For variety, one side of this hanging project shows a snowman and the other side is a gingerbread man—they both are stuffed in a mitten. I used … Continue reading

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