Snow Cone Christmas Tree Craft

This Snow Cone Christmas Tree Craft makes a great centerpiece for holiday dinners and is easy to vary for children of different ages. You can start with snow cone cups, party hats or cardstock rolled into a cone shape!

What You’ll Need
  • Several paper cone (either snow cone cups, party hats or cardstock rolled into a cone shape)
  • Decorative paper (2-3 sheets per tree)
  • Circle paper punch (approximately 1/2″ to 1 1/2″ in diameter)
  • Glue
  • Glitter (optional)

  • If you’re starting with cardstock, use this template to create the cone shapes.
  • Cut circles out of your decorative paper using a paper punch.
  • Begin glueing the circles to the base of the cone. Older children can apply the circles in even rows and bend the circles slightly upward at the bottom to give the tree more depth, but younger children can simply glue the circles to the cone. Continue up the cone until it is completely covered.
  • Sprinkle your tree with silver glitter (optional).

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    What a great idea! We’re going to make this at our preschool next week. I found you through Deb’s facebook page.

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    Saw the link to your blog post over at Living Montessori Now and since I linked to her post, I also decided to share the links to the cool blogs she mentions, as I am sure that many of my readers would also love to see your neat idea for a Christmas craft.

    Your little trees in the various shades of green would be so cute as a centerpiece on a children’s table for the holidays.
    We are going to try to make some for our home.

    Here is a link to my blog post:

    Have a nice week and happy holiday time,

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    These are really cute and would make agreat center piece! This was one of my favorite crafts posted this week and I’ve linked up to it here:

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    I saw this on Kaboose the other day. Such a great idea!! Thank you for sharing.

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    Hi, I enjoyed you idea very much! I’ve made a post on russian language with a link to your post. Thank you!

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    Great craft – and wonderful for eye-hand coordination! I love that it becomes a centerpiece for the table as well. I featured your post at the Living Montessori Now Facebook page at

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    this is such a cute Christmas craft!