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Fork Painted Christmas Tree

If you are looking for a handmade card idea for the holidays, try this fork painted Christmas tree! It’s fun for kids to use a fork instead of a paintbrush! The fork also makes a really pretty effect for the tree branches.

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fork painted christmas tree

Fork Painted Christmas Tree Craft

We love that these Christmas trees only require a few materials. You only need paint, white cardstock, a fork and some stickers or pom poms. Even toddlers can help use a fork to make their own Christmas tree!

You can turn your Christmas tree into a handmade card or you can frame it to display during the holiday season!

Christmas Tree Painted with Fork

Here are some cute tree-themed sayings you can use:

  • I hope your Christmas is tree-mendous!
  • I’m pine-ing for you!
  • Being your friend is a real treet!

Supplies to Make Fork Painted Christmas Trees

Watch the Video Tutorial

How to Make a Fork Painted Christmas Trees

1. Start by folding a piece of cardstock in half to make a card.

Fold Paper in Half

2. Dip a plastic fork in green paint.

Dip Fork into Paint

3. Start at the top of the tree.

Paint with Fork

Drag the fork down at a slight angle each way to make the top of the tree.

Paint top of Christmas tree

4. Continue painting with the fork to make the tree.

Continue Painting with Fork

Keep repeating this process, overlapping the fork marks so that it looks like a tree.

5. Paint a small trunk on the tree with brown paint.

Paint on a tree trunk

6. Add a gold star to the top of the tree.

Use a gold glitter star sticker or cut out your own star from gold glitter paper.

Add Gold Star to Tree

7. Add pom poms, stickers and other embellishments to decorate the Christmas tree.

Kids can also paint on ornaments instead of gluing on pom poms.

Glue on Pom Poms to Tree

8. Write a Christmas saying or message inside your card.

Add Merry Christmas Inside Card

We love how easy this is for kids to make!

You can even paint fork Christmas trees on some brown packaging paper to make your own wrapping paper.

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Christmas Button Cards

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3 comments on “Fork Painted Christmas Tree”

  1. Lori Brosam

    You have some great
    ideas for kids. going to make these with my granddaughters ages 7 & 9.

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