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DIY Holiday Handmade Wreath

DIY handmade holiday wreath 7 days of play

Whether you’re looking to DIY the perfect gift for the grandparents this holiday season or simply looking for a little extra decor to showcase around the house, this wreath is a fun activity for your kiddos to try.  

Why We Love This Activity 

Embrace the holiday spirit with our DIY Handmade Holiday Wreath activity, a heartwarming experience that seamlessly blends creativity and family bonding.

This activity not only taps into the artistic side of your child but also promotes essential developmental skills. From mastering the art of color mixing as they create the perfect shade of green to refining fine motor skills through cutting and gluing, each step of the process contributes to their growth in a fun and engaging way.

Not only will your child learn to express themselves artistically, but they will also have a meaningful opportunity for family connection during the busy festive season.

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Skills: Arts and Crafts
Ages: 12M +
Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Craft Holiday Magic With This DIY Handmade Wreath

Engage in festive creativity with this DIY Handmade Holiday Wreath activity, perfect for crafting memorable moments with your child. The result is a charming and personalized holiday wreath that captures the spirit of the season.

This engaging activity not only offers an opportunity for creative expression but also promotes fine motor skills through painting and cutting. Additionally, the project introduces color mixing concepts as children blend blue and yellow to create green.

Since this activity allows your little ones to paint with their hands, it’s perfect for kids of all ages — babies and toddlers included! We prefer to have a few damp paper towels nearby to wipe down dirty hands once we’re done.

The tactile experience of gluing pom poms and buttons enhances sensory development, and the final product serves as a festive decoration, making it a wonderful holiday keepsake. This DIY Handmade Holiday Wreath combines artistic expression with skill development, ensuring a joyful and educational crafting experience for both children and their families.

Craft Holiday Magic With This DIY Handmade Wreath

Engage in festive creativity with this DIY Handmade Holiday Wreath activity, perfect for crafting memorable moments with your child. The result is a charming and personalized holiday wreath that captures the spirit of the season.

This engaging activity not only offers an opportunity for creative expression but also promotes fine motor skills through painting and cutting. Additionally, the project introduces color mixing concepts as children blend blue and yellow to create green.

Since this activity allows your little ones to paint with their hands, it’s perfect for kids of all ages — babies and toddlers included! We prefer to have a few damp paper towels nearby to wipe down dirty hands once we’re done.

The tactile experience of gluing pom poms and buttons enhances sensory development, and the final product serves as a festive decoration, making it a wonderful holiday keepsake. This DIY Handmade Holiday Wreath combines artistic expression with skill development, ensuring a joyful and educational crafting experience for both children and their families.

Materials

 Step 1

Begin by outlining the silhouette of a wreath on the white stock paper.

Step 2

Pour a little yellow paint on one hand and blue paint on the other hand and instruct your child to mix their hands together to create green paint. This can also be done on a palette or container if the child prefers.

Step 3

Have your child press their hands onto the wreath silhouette, creating handprint leaves for the wreath.

Step 4

Allow the paint to dry completely.

Step 5

Once the paint is dry, carefully cut out the wreath silhouette.

Step 6

Use glue to attach red pom poms and red buttons onto the wreath to add festive decorations.

Step 7

Take the red ribbon and tie it into a bow. Glue the bow onto the bottom of the wreath, creating a charming finishing touch.

Step 8

Allow the glue to dry thoroughly.

Step 9

Your handmade holiday wreath is now ready to be displayed and admired! Voila!

Step 1

Begin by outlining the silhouette of a wreath on the white stock paper.

Step 2

Pour a little yellow paint on one hand and blue paint on the other hand and instruct your child to mix their hands together to create green paint. This can also be done on a palette or container if the child prefers.

Step 3

Have your child press their hands onto the wreath silhouette, creating handprint leaves for the wreath.

Step 4

Allow the paint to dry completely.

Step 5

Once the paint is dry, carefully cut out the wreath silhouette.

Step 6

Use glue to attach red pom poms and red buttons onto the wreath to add festive decorations.

Step 7

Take the red ribbon and tie it into a bow. Glue the bow onto the bottom of the wreath, creating a charming finishing touch.

Step 8

Allow the glue to dry thoroughly.

Step 9

Your handmade holiday wreath is now ready to be displayed and admired! Voila!

 

Color Mixing Improves Cognitive Development & Creativity

As children observe, predict, and compare colors during the process, color mixing fosters cognitive skills. This hands-on activity stimulates scientific thinking and promotes a deeper understanding of color theory.

It also allows children to explore their creativity. As they experiment with different shades to get the perfect color of green for their wreath, they develop a sense of accomplishment and artistic expression. This creative engagement encourages their imaginative capabilities

Color Mixing Improves Cognitive Development & Creativity

As children observe, predict, and compare colors during the process, color mixing fosters cognitive skills. This hands-on activity stimulates scientific thinking and promotes a deeper understanding of color theory.

It also allows children to explore their creativity. As they experiment with different shades to get the perfect color of green for their wreath, they develop a sense of accomplishment and artistic expression. This creative engagement encourages their imaginative capabilities

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