Have a look at these super easy DIY paper straw Christmas ornaments! If you are looking for fun craft projects suitable for kids, this article is just for you! On the first place you will keep the little ones busy during the holidays and in addition, you will have eco friendly, homemade festive decoration.
Easy DIY paper straw Christmas ornaments ideas to decorate the tree and home
Plastic straws are easily available but many companies are making paper straws that are easily recyclable and environmentally friendly. The paper straws can be used not only for their intended purpose, but also for various crafts. All children and their creative parents enjoy this exciting activity. There is nothing complicated in of such crafts, and the materials can be found without problems. What can you make from paper straws? Well, a lot of things but we shall focus your attention of paper straw Christmas ornaments ideas – tree, snowflake, wreath, garland, etc. Of course, if the craft involves using a hot glue gun, parent’s help is a must!
DIY Paper Straw Christmas Tree Ornaments
- 8-10 paper straws per tree
- hot glue
- ribbon or jute twine to hang
- mod podge
Hot glue two straws together which will be the trunk of the tree.
While waiting to dry, start cutting the straws which will be the tree. Start with a small piece which will be the top and then keep cutting the straws, each a little wider than the previous one.
Once you have all of your pieces, glue them on, leaving some space at the top for the star.
Cut out the star from white thick paper and use mod podge to cover it with glitter.
Glue the star at the top and the twine on the back do it can be hung up.
Paper Straw Christmas Wreath Ornaments
- Paper straws
- White pipe cleaners
- String for hanging your ornament
- Beads in red, green and white
Cut your paper straws into 8 pieces each.
Take a pipe cleaner and bend one end so the beads and straws won’t fall off easily.
Let kids string on the beads and straw pieces. Make sure there is enough pipe cleaner on the ends to twist into a circle.
When kids are finished, twist the pipe cleaner into a wreath shape.
Tie a piece of string and a colorful bow at the top of your ornament.
How To Make Paper Straw Snowflake
- Colorful paper straws
- Hot glue gun
Cut the paper straws in half.
Ask the kids to lay their design out before adding any glue.
When ready, glue the straws on the snowflake.
Finally, glue some twine.
Diy Paper Straw Christmas Garland
- Paper straws in different gold patterns
- Gold bells
Cut each paper straw into 8 pieces.
Cut a string to the desired length. Let your kids have fun creating your beautiful Christmas garland.
Tie both ends securely when the garland is finished.