Christmas Storybook and Characters

Have fun bringing Christmas to life with these small world festive themed peg people and a special keep-sake box to store them in.

Christmas Storybook and Characters

Skill Level


Time to Make

1 hour

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. First paint your story book with a white base coat before painting it blue.
  2. Then paint a Christmas tree on to the front of the story book and use the glitter stars to decorate.
  3. Put to one side to dry completely.
  4. You will need 5 wooden peg people to create your characters.
  5. Take your first peg person and paint it in the theme of an elf with a green top and stripey trousers.
  6. Use the template to cut out his collar and belt from glitter card. Once the paint is dry stick this on using PVA glue.
  7. Paint the hair and face.
  8. Complete the other 4 characters – Santa, Rudolph, The Snowman & The Angel.
  9. Once you have a full set of characters you can store them in the book ready for Christmas!
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Top Tip

Try making your own festive characters like a gingerbread man or a christmas penguin!