Paper Christmas Wreath

We made these cute paper Christmas wreaths.  It was a project that my kids could do with minimal help from me, always a plus.

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Start by trimming a piece of green construction paper to 18″ by 9″, then fold the paper in half the long way, hot dog style.  Draw a line, a ruler width from the unfolded edge of the paper all along the length.  Then make marks 1/2 to 1 inch along the paper from the folded edge to the long line you just drew.

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Cut along the short horizontal lines, stopping at the long vertical line.

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Now bend the paper around backward, so all your lines are on the inside of the wreath, and staple or tape the two edges together so you have a cylinder.  This is the trickiest part and the part my younger kids needed help with. My 10 year old was able to do it on his own.

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When you are finished you will have a wreath shape.

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Next draw and cut out bows, berries, and whatever else you want to add to your wreath.

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Glue or tape the decorations to your wreath.

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Then hang the wreaths in a window, on a wall, or hang them from the ceiling.

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Merry Christmas!

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