A quick easy Christmas decoration your kids will love to see hanging on the tree!


  • 30cm coloured cardboard
  • red paint
  • cotton balls
  • 1 pair plastic eyes
  • silver glitter
  • glue
  • 1 red felt ball (for nose)


  1. Trace your little ones hand on cardboard, cut hand out.
  2. Using red paint, paint Santas at using the thumb base of the palm .
  3. Glue some cotton buds for Santas bushy eyebrows and beard as well as a pomp pomp at end of thumb/ hat! Aswell as the red felt ball for his nose.
    Glue eyes into place.
  4. Glue the silver glitter down each of the fingers for some Christmas sparkle!
    Attach piece of string to top of hat and there's your personalised Christmas Decoration!


I often let my boys make these- grandparents love getting these little cuties!

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  • Amy Browne
    • 11 Mar 2014
      1:15 am

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  • We have a few of these and I love them!


  • This is great. This is the first Christmas that my son knows what is going on and we are putting the tree up this weekend, I guess I know what we are doing this week.


  • Santa looks like a very handy man! Thanks for the idea.


  • I just love keepsake art. Thank you.


  • A creative and budget friendly decoration,thanks!


  • A super cute Santa for the tree.


  • Very cute and fun! Thanks for sharing.


  • Really nice idea! Thanks for sharing this!


  • Great idea about doing each year!


  • Do this each year and watch santa grow.

    • That is a fun idea – might run out of room on the tree! ;)


  • this is perfect for me to do with my little boy thanks


  • Love this idea and such a great way to keep memories

    • yeah that is what i think as well. great memories to have for the tree


  • this is such a sweet keepsake. what a beautiful idea for the tree and presents


  • Wow what a great easy idea to make the Christmas tree look special..


  • great idea for personalised little things on xmas tree, thanks for sharing.


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