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This is fun and easy Christmas craft that can be done with children. The tree will be about 3 feet tall, but the instructions can be modified to make ...
Krylon Green and Yellow spray paint Glitter Newspaper Masking tape Paper towel tube
Cut a standard newspaper sheet in half. I used one day paper, but more or less can be used depending on the desired tree size.
Take each half sheet and roll it at an angle to produce a flared funnel. Tape the outer corner to keep it from unrolling. I also crimped, flattened, a...
Take one of the funnels and put it inside the paper towel tube firmly; tape to attach if necessary. Then begin attaching funnels around the outside of...
Once the first batch of funnels is attached, wrap a long piece of tape around the tips and tube several times.
On the bottom, use tape to attach the funnel openings to each other and keep them clustered together to make an even and supporting base.
Attach another set of eight funnels at the same level placing them between the ones already placed to expand the base. Make sure the bottoms are all a...
Take one of the half sheets and roll into a straight tube. Pull one end out to extend as far as it will go and then tape to hold the shape. Additional...
Take eight half sheets and roll in straight tubes and pull as in the previous step to make long thin tubes. Crimp and tape the ends of each. Attach al...
For the next set of layers you can continue to use the same size of funnels. I opted for smaller funnels. I used a fourth of a newspaper sheet. I then...
To cover the top, I made one half sheet funnel and attached it to the top to cover the tape. I then made an origami start out of a square of newspaper...
To paint I put the tree on a piece of cardboard to carry it on and I put a nail in a scrap piece of wood to hold it up. I followed the Krylon spray pa...
Once the tree and star are dry, put the star on the tree. Other ornaments, lights, or decorations could also be added to spruce up the tree.
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