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Simple DIY Christmas Tree Craft

This Christmas tree craft is pretty and can be used in several different ways for the holidays.

The holidays are an awesome and fun time for most people especially kids.

Since most people are at home these days anyway, it’s a great time to get involved with arts and crafts.

This DIY Christmas tree car craft is simple and easy with only a few supplies that you probably already have at home.

The Christmas tree craft looks great on Christmas trees. You can also use it as decor on gift bags or homemade gifts.

Scroll down for a list of supplies and full instructions for creating the Christmas tree car craft. Don’t forget to download the template before you get started. 

Simple DIY Christmas Tree Craft Activity

How to Make a Christmas Tree Car Craft

Christmas Tree Car Craft Supplies

Christmas Tree Car Craft Instructions

Before you get started, download the car craft template HERE.

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 1

Select red, white, black, and gray craft papers for the car craft. Select green colored craft paper for the Christmas tree.

Trace the template patterns on the selected papers (car base on red, big circles on black, small circles on white, strip and half-circle pattern on gray colored paper. Cut out the traced patterns nicely.

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 1

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 2

Stick the small white circles in the center of the big black circle cutouts. Use a pen to draw a small dot in the center of the white circle.

Or you can draw any other pattern you like for the paper wheels.

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 2

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 3

Stick the gray strip along the bottom straight end of the car base.

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 3

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 4

Stick the half-circle cutout within the top half-circle part of the car base.

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 4

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 5

Stick the small oval-shaped piece (front light of the paper car) to the front side of the car base. Attach the paper wheels along the bottom side of the car.

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 5

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 6

Attach both paper wheels to complete the paper car craft. Use a pen to draw outlines of the car window (half-circle).

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 6

Christmas Tree Car Craft Step 7

Attach 2 thin strips criss-cross wise on the tree and then stick the tree to the top side of the paper car to complete the craft. The end result should look like below. 

Christmas Tree Car Craft Finished

I hope you enjoy making it! Stay tuned for more crafts and activities from 365 Gift Guide plus a New Year giveaway coming soon!

Simple Christmas Tree Car Craft

DIY Christmas Tree Craft

Yield: 1 tree craft
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This simple DIY car craft can be hung on the tree or used as a tag on homemade gifts and cards.

Materials

  • Colored craft papers
  • Craft glue

Tools

  • Pencil
  • Craft scissors

Instructions

  1. Before you get started, download the car craft template HERE.
  2. Select red, white, black, and gray craft papers for the car craft. Select green colored craft paper for the Christmas tree.
  3. Trace the template patterns on the selected papers (car base on red, big circles on black, small circles on white, strip and half-circle pattern on gray colored paper. Cut out the traced patterns nicely.
  4. Stick the small white circles in the center of the big black circle cutouts. Use a pen to draw a small dot in the center of the white circle.
  5. Or you can draw any other pattern you like for the paper wheels. Stick the gray strip along the bottom straight end of the car base.
  6. Stick the half-circle cutout within the top half-circle part of the car base.
  7. Stick the small oval-shaped piece (front light of the paper car) to the front side of the car base. Attach the paper wheels along the bottom side of the car.
  8. Attach both paper wheels to complete the paper car craft. Use a pen to draw outlines of the car window (half-circle).
  9. Attach 2 thin strips criss-cross wise on the tree and then stick the tree to the top side of the paper car to complete the craft. The end result should look like below.

Simple Christmas Tree Car Craft

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Antoinette M

Sunday 10th of January 2021

This is so adorable. Great as a gift tag!

noor

Sunday 3rd of January 2021

cute and so easy to make.

heather

Wednesday 2nd of December 2020

This is so cute and one I would so love to make thanks for sharing.

Abi

Wednesday 2nd of December 2020

If you make, do share your pictures. Thanks :)

Stephanie LaPlante

Wednesday 25th of November 2020

This craft is super adorable. It's always nice to do things like this during the holidays.

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