Wreath Ornament

Description

Cute wreaths make this one a perfect gift tie, Christmas decoration or tree ornament. Best for ages 5+ with adult assistance. This wreath can be made with scrap materials in red, white and green in any pattern.

Make a really cute wreath ornament for Christmas

Materials

  • Strips of material in green, red or white patterns.
  • Non Toxic Glue like Elmer's White School Glue
  • Craft glue for pom poms for best results
  • Sponge Brush
  • 2 Chenille stems per wreath ornament
  • Ribbon
  • Small Red pom poms
  • Scissors for cutting strips.
  • Small dish for glue
  • Surface to work on such as foil pan.

Steps

  • Cut two strips per ornament. Cut it four inches wide and a little longer than your chenille stem. Most are 12 inches long.
  • Add a little water to the glue to make it easier to brush on the material
  • Brush glue on the entire piece of material on the back.
  • Place chenille stem at one end and roll the material until it's completely covered. Adult will need to help start the rolling.
Make a really cute wreath ornament for Christmas
  • Repeat with second chenille stem.
  • Take the two rolled pieces and twist. Use the ends of the chenille stems to twist and secure.
  • Tie a bow where you secured the chenille stems to cover.
  • Glue on pom poms to make the berries. Use craft glue for best results.
Make a really cute wreath ornament for Christmas

Tips and Suggestions

  • Show your child how to hold one end of the material and brush away from that hand.
  • Start rolling the material over the chenille stem to make it easier to roll.