Potato Print Christmas Tree Cards

Making Christmas cards is a lovely tradition and activity for children.  These potato print Christmas Trees are a lot of fun and perfect for younger kids to try!

Potato Print Christmas Tree Cards - Our Little House in the Country

Potato Print Christmas Tree Cards

a fun festive crafts for kids!

Potato Print Christmas Tree Cards 1

What you need:

  • potatoes
  • sharp knife
  • paper towel
  • paint – red, brown, green
  • gold stars
  • white card

Potato Print Christmas Tree Cards

What you do:

  • cut the potatoes in half, leave to dry for about 30 minutes or dry off the flat surface well using a paper towel
  • cut into potato halves into triangles and small squares.
  • fold white card in half
  • dip the triangles into the green paint and make a print on the card.
  • print a brown square for the tree trunk
  • to decorate the edge of the card, print red squares around the perimeter of the card.
  • to create the card with 3 smaller trees.  Cut smaller potato triangles.  Print a triangle and then two more slightly layered on top of each other.
  • stick little gold or coloured stars atop your trees.
  • write a festive message inside!

Potato Print Christmas Tree Cards - Our Little House in the CountryWe have also used potato prints to make Santa and reindeer cards as well as Christmas wrapping paper.

Have lots of festive fun!

Ciara x

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