We love doing watercolor paintings. I’m always looking for something different and fun to do them. Christmas it a favorite time of year for us. We are always doing crafts and activities.
Today I have out watercolor Christmas Trees! These were fun to make and one that many can do and enjoy. It is a mix of watercolors and oil pastels that is simple and easy to do.
One of our favorite books has been Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree. I love how the big tree always gets smaller. I also love that you see how each tree is different but unique along the way!
The mix of watercolors and oil pastels has been a favorite for us the last few months. We love how the oil pastels don’t love the watercolor. It is really fun to do.
You can also check out a different watercolor Christmas trees we did as well.
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How we made our Christmas Trees
We started by drawing out the shape of our Christmas tree on the watercolor paper. I love seeing how different we all make the trees. We each took our time doing it. We also had to make sure we left room for the star at the top and the trunk of the tree.
We drew a star at the top of the tree. We used the oil pastels. It was fun to see how different we all do the same actions.
We then colored in our Christmas lights with oil pastels. They are fun to use and easy for loads of activities. Plus work great when using with watercolors. We marked out lights all over the tree.
We colored in he trunk of the tree. It was fun to see the difference between how big we thought they should be.
The last thing we did was paint our Christmas tree with glitter watercolors and regular watercolors if they wanted. It is always fun to see how the oil pastels stick out as we paint.
Here is a look at the final Watercolor Christmas Trees:
Check out there other Christmas Activities:
- Easy To Set Up: Christmas Lights & Rice Sensory Bin
- Glitter Watercolor Christmas Lights Painting
- Torn Scrapbook Paper Holly Wreath
Check out all our Christmas Activities here.
Cassie – 3Dinosaurs.com