Dora & Diego Tree Ornaments

Dora & Diego Tree Ornaments

Spread a little holiday cheer by hanging your child's handmade ornaments high on the tree this year!

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Dora & Diego Tree Ornaments

Craft Features

Parent Supervision Needed
This craft requires extra parent involvement and a watchful eye, because it may require sharp tools or intricate handiwork.
Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.

Developmental Skills

Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Count with Us
Count with us skills include: numbers, counting, measurement, math terms (more than, less than, circle) and math concepts (comparisons, shapes, patterns).
Ages: 4-6

Materials

  • 8 craft sticks
  • Green & brown markers or tempera paint
  • Dora & Diego ornament template
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • 6-inch ribbon or string
  • Sequins, ribbons, pipe cleaners (optional)
Tip: For quicker cleanup, avoid painting and coloring craft sticks and purchase colorful craft sticks instead.

Directions

  1. Step 1: Getting ready

    Help your child paint eight craft sticks-- six green and two brown. Allow time for the craft sticks to dry.

  2. Step 2: Cutting out the pieces

    Print out the Dora & Diego template and cut out the individual pieces.

  3. Step 3: Creating the tree

    Glue three of the craft sticks together into a triangle. Flip over the triangle and glue one brown craft stick down the center of the triangle--about a half inch should protude from the base of the triangle.<br><br> Glue a piece of string or ribbon to the back of the brown craft stick in a loop (this will be used for hanging).<br><br> Flip the craft sticks over to reveal a tree with a stump.<br><br> Repeat these steps with the remaining craft sticks.

  4. Step 4: Decorating the ornament

    Once the tree crafts are dry, paste the Dora and Diego templates to the brown craft sticks then encourage your child to be creative while decorating the trees using ribbons, pipe cleaners, and sequins. We created a star and bows out of pipe cleaners!

  5. Step 5: Hanging the ornament

    Once the ornaments are dry, you can hang it on your tree for all to see and admire!

Tip: For sturdier ornaments, glue the Dora & Diego templates to a piece of cardboard or cereal box, then cut it out and glue it to your craft sticks.
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