Watercolor Christmas Trees

Every season we have had fun using the cookie cutters to do watercolor paintings. We are excited that we have reached December and are into the Christmas Season at our house. We have loads of Christmas books that we really love to read.

One of our favorites is Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree. My youngest pointed out her favorite part is how many Christmas trees are made from one tree. It is fun to see how they make that one tree work for them.

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This is a great fine motor activity for kids to do. They get to paint and use their fingers to hold the cookie cutter in place while they do the activity. I really like that they can be flexible how they want to place the different trees.

We pulled out our cookies cutters and had lots of fun making Christmas trees.

What you need for this activity: watercolors, Christmas Tree cookie cutter and paper.

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My youngest just loves this activity. She gets to pick her colors and where the trees go. She has really improved her painting and fine motor skills while doing this. You hold the cookie cutter in place while you paint in the area.

Watercolor Christmas Trees - 3Dinosaurs.com

While she paints we talk about the colors of green that she picked. She used all the colors. She loved that she had several choices. Plus you can compare the colors after the project is done. It is also fun to see how she changes her hold as she makes each tree.

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Here is a look at the finished trees:

Watercolor Christmas Trees - 3Dinosaurs.com

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Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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9 Responses to Watercolor Christmas Trees

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  4. Jodie says:

    Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree is one of my favorite holiday books. We are also really into watercolor painting right now so this is perfect for us!

  5. Cat says:

    I like this a lot! I especially like that we have everything on hand to do this. Thank you for sharing!

  6. We are starting an evergreen tree study this week and this watercolor will be great to add in with it! Visiting from GTTuesday

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  8. Jae says:

    A wonderful idea! I featured your post in this week’s Learn & Play Link Up. Hope you join us again next time. Thank you!

  9. Vanessa says:

    Thank you for linking up at “A Little Bird Told Me” Wednesday link party! You have been featured on Mama’s Happy Hive blog! 🙂

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