Family Christmas crafts help you usher in the holiday season by engaging in a festive project together. We've rounded up some free Christmas tree templates that can be printed, and then cut out and decorated by children and adults alike. You'll find a wide selection of shapes and styles of Christmas trees that you can use for just about any craft project. These designs can be transferred to regular paper, colored construction paper, or heavy-duty cardstock. Use Christmas tree cutouts to make a garland for your windows, laminate them and gift them as ornaments, or use your finished designs to decorate handmade Christmas cards.
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Let's Make Greeting Cards offers a single printout that gives you two sizes of a basic Christmas tree template outline. Children can use this tree template to make personalized greeting cards for everyone in the family. Simply cut and decorate tree, and then glue it onto the front of a card made with cardstock paper.
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First Palette's Christmas tree template features a small and large size tree on one printout. This basic tree has a tiered design with pointed corners and a flat bottom. Trace the template onto felt, and then attach fabric patches, bows, and stars that can be purchased at a craft store. Finally, string the tree with ribbon and gift it as an ornament.
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Free Applique Patterns offers a Christmas tree template that can be used to make fabric appliques, but this universal template can also be used for other holiday projects. Choose from tall, skinny, short, and round tree designs. You can also print out trees with stars, snow, and ornaments. Scroll down the page to view free templates for angels, gingerbread men, stockings, ornaments, bells, and mittens.
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For Christmas tree templates of all shapes and sizes, check out this offering from North Pole Christmas, which features an imperfect Christmas tree with a dollop of snow on top. North Pole Christmas also offers different categories of other Christmas-themed templates, perfect for creating garlands, a nativity scene, or a depiction of Santa with his reindeer.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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This free Christmas tree template from Pattern Universe has curved boughs, a short trunk, and a large star on the top. This free template downloads as a one-page PDF file that you can save or print. Once printed, the large cutout takes up the whole page and can be decorated by kids and hung on the refrigerator, in a window, or framed and placed on a mantel.
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This single Christmas tree template from First School comes ready to be printed out directly from your browser. It features a tiered tree in a simple stand container and prints out in a large size, one per page. The size and simple design of this tree make it easy for younger kids to practice their scissor and marker skills, while making a decoration for the holiday.
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Craft Weekly has a free Christmas tree template that includes a cutout of a tree, a star, and a tree topper to create a unique 3D design. First, print out the template on card stock. Next, have your kids cut and color the tree and its accessories. Lastly, piece the parts together to make a festive tabletop decoration.
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One Little Project offers a great collection of seven free Christmas tree templates. Each tree is a little bit different, giving you lots of flexibility for your projects. Trace the trees onto construction paper and adorn them with holiday knickknacks, like pom poms, stars, and glitter.
For more detailed tree templates, check out this list of Christmas tree coloring pages. Here, you'll find all kinds of Christmas trees to suit your project perfectly.