Kid Kraft: Easy Trees

We had some extra time before bedtime the other night, so I snuck in another fall craft.  I got this idea from MomsTown … apple trees for every age.  But, since it was somewhat past our going to the apple orchard and talking about apples … we made fall trees.

We used toilet paper tubes for the trunks … with some of them I hot glued brown craft foam on.  I cut out the top of the tree from whatever color my 2-year old wanted for her … but I had my 5-year-old trace and cut out his own.  To decorate we used fall leaf foam stickers and fall colored mini pompoms.

Easy and lots of fun!  Plus, a cute decoration as the product!

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Laura Hutchison

Laura Hutchison (aka PlayDrMom) is a chubby kid turned competitive figure skater tween turned high school pom pon girl turned MSU Spartan turned grad student turned Mrs. HutcH turned Dr. turned Mom. She adores living in the Mitten, is addicted to Diet Coke, and firmly believes that ice cream is a main food group.

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  1. Erin Greene

    oooh, those are cute! the leaves look great but i really like the whimsical look of the pom poms. 🙂

    did you make a gratitude turkey?

  2. Laura

    Thanks, Erin! We haven’t made a gratitude turkey yet … was thinking about a gratitude tree, but haven’t found the right branch yet!

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