Christmas Yarn Decorations

Give your Christmas tree a personal touch with these lovely handmade Christmas yarn decorations.

Skill Level

Intermediate

Time to Make

40 minutes + drying time

Adult Supervision Needed

Yes

How to Make

  1. Take five wooden cocktail sticks and cut them in half to make ten. Then push them into a piece of thick cardboard where the outer and inner points of the star will be.
  2. Add two parts PVA glue and one part water into your bowl and mix together. Then cut a long strip of string and dip it into the mixture.
  3. Wrap the string around the edge of the star shape, weaving in and out of the cocktail sticks.
  4. Once you have wrapped around the outer edge of the star, fill in the middle of the shape by wrapping the string across the centre.
  5. Leave to dry overnight.
  6. Once it has completely dried, take it off of the cardboard and paint with gold paint, then leave to dry.
  7. Add a piece of thin red ribbon to the top of the decoration.

Top Tip

Try drawing the shapes onto the cardboard as a guide.

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