A FREE video course showing how to make Christmas trees from empty toilet paper rolls and other small craft items you probably already have around the house! --with Marlaine Verhelst
Media Category: mixed media
Course Type: Self-directed (refer to the FAQ page for full descriptions of each course type)
Special Category: Free
Course Format: Demonstration
Course Begins: December 2021
Course Duration: The video playback is just over ten minutes, but this project can easily be completely finished in a morning or afternoon session, with actual, hands-on activity taking less than an hour, outside of paint/glue drying time.
What will Students learn? Ideas for Christmas decorations and fun with (grand) children
Instructor/Students interaction: No Interaction
Skill Level: All levels welcome
Required skill(s): No special skills required.
Supplies and tools:
- Empty cardboard toilet paper rolls
- Pencil or pen
- Paper scissors
- Green paint, acrylic or gouache
- Painting brush
- Tacky glue
- Tooth pick or sateh stick
- Sequins, beads, pompoms or buttons to decorate
- Cord or narrow ribbons and/or tea lights (optional)
Downloads: No downloads
Making Christmas trees from toilet paper rolls
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FREE: Christmas trees from toilet paper rolls
A FREE fun video course showing how to make Christmas trees from toilet paper rolls. Great idea to do with children.
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