Christmas paper chain from scrapbook paper from https://rainydaymum.co.uk ideal for preschoolers to make to decorate the house

Sometimes it’s the simplest ideas that kids love doing the most and making a Paper Chain to decorate our room is fast becoming a favourite with J we first did it for Halloween last year and have done it for every celebration this year matching the colours to the celebration. To decorate for Christmas we’ve decided to delve into my scrapbook paper collection to make the Paper Chains this time.

What you need to make a Scrapbook Paper Chain

Scrapbook Papers on Christmas or Winter Theme – if you don’t have any then do a search for “free Printable Christmas Scrapbook Paper”
Scissors
Stapler or Sticky Tape

How you make a Scrapbook Paper Chain

paper chain making invitation to create

This is something that we do quite often and instead of heavily supervising the paper chain making – I set up a creation station and let J get on with it.

paper chain creation

Set with strips of Scrapbook paper that I had cut up for him, some sticky tape he got to work creating the paper chain.

scrapbook paper chain

With our paper chain complete we then hung it up at our window to make it look even more festive.

Out Now! – Countdown to Christmas Ebook

When life gets hectic in the lead up to Christmas wouldn’t it be great to be able to spend a little time with the family creating gifts for others, food to enjoy together and traditions that make magical Christmas Memories?

But what actually happens is you spend hours searching through Pinterest looking for ideas and realise halfway through saying you are going to start that you have only 1 thing on the materials list!

I’ve been there!

So that is why we’ve put together our 24 favourite Christmas Activities, Crafts and Recipes with full materials lists and step-by-step instructions so that you have everything at your fingertips.

Produced as a PDF you can download, print and use these ideas throughout the festive season with your children and families.

Find out more as we share with you our Favourite Ways to Countdown to Christmas.

Author
Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.

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