Let your creativity have some fun turning a simple triangle into Christmas tree. You can use the printable pattern page located at the end of the post or make your own for this activity.
Trace onto plain paper and draw an intricate design inside of it.
Trees can be made from construction paper or traced onto paper and decorated.
Decorate with ribbons, sequins, beads, and other fun embellishments.
Create a one of kind coloring page and give to a friend to color.
Use the pattern to make a Christmas or holiday card shaped like a tree.
Use multiple triangles to form a Christmas tree mosaic.
Make a tree from construction paper and glue yarn to it to outline or decorate it.
Consider using decorative paper and gluing it to a piece of cardboard to make a Christmas tree ornament. Pop a hole in the top and add a ribbon.
Make a bunch of trees to use as present tags.
Make a 3-D tree by putting two trees together. Cut one tree from the bottom to the middle, and other from the top to the middle and slide them together. For stronger trees, use cardboard or cardstock paper.
Make a diorama of a forest filled with decorated Christmas trees.
Use the triangle to cut a Christmas tree shape in the middle of a circle or another shape. Craft knives work best for this idea.
Make A ‘Snowflake’ Tree: Fold a tree in half length wise, then fold it in half again, and cut some areas out as if you were making a paper snowflake. Open it up to see the pattern you’ve created. Use a craft knife to get to the middle areas. Paper punches can also be used.
What else can you turn a triangle into with a Christmas theme? A Santa hat? A reindeer?
Let your creativity have some fun with these ideas.
Make A Pattern: To make a pattern, rough cut around each triangle, then, using a thin layer of glue, adhere each one to a thin piece of recycled cardboard. Allow the glue to dry completely, then carefully cut out each triangle as straight as possible. Trace to use.
Pattern making tips:
White or clear glue works best, but stick glue will do in a pinch.
The regular glue method produces patterns that are strong enough to use over and over and stored for other activities.
These patterns can be used for paper, fabric, wood, felt, etc..
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