Beads/ribbon; magnet or ornament
This die cut foam adhesive means no glue or paint. Peel the back, add beads, ribbon and more, then dip in green sand. The star is made by pushing an adhesive foam piece on gold metallic. It really sparkles!
Materials needed: scissors, container for sand
Social Studies: In what country did the Christmas tree originate? How did the idea spread around the world?
Language Arts: Write a story with you speaking as the Christmas tree. Start from a seedling to being in a home.
Science: How is an evergreen tree different from a deciduous tree? Why are the branches long and flexible? Does is really never lose its leaves? Where do the seeds originate?
Math: How fast does an evergreen tree grow? If you wanted a 6 foot tree, how old would it be? Compare growing rates of different types of evergreen trees used as Christmas trees.
Art: How can a decorated Christmas tree be art? Go to Google images and see clipart, logos and sketches of a Christmas tree. Create your depiction of a Christmas tree. How would the design be used?
Ages 3 and up
CHOKING HAZARD: Contains small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years of age.