Christmas Friends

Say hello to the sweetest little Christmas friends to help you and your family celebrate the festive season! Using materials from around home this is also a lovely activity to pop in the advent calendar to do with your little ones while counting down to Christmas.

You will need:

  • cardboard roll from either paper towels or toilet paper
  • thin cardboard
  • paint and paint brush
  • twine
  • scissors
  • hot glue gun
  • anything else you would like to use to decorate your Christmas friends


Step 1. Paint your paper towel or toilet roll the colour you wish your Christmas friend to be
Step 2. Using card, cut out your Christmas friends features and accessories (eg. elf ears, elf hat etc).
Step 3. Paint the features and accessories.
Step 4. Using the hot glue gun, stick all the pieces onto the 'body'.
Step 5. Enjoy your festive friend!!
Show us your festive Christmas friend creations on Instagram.
Share your creation, tag us @littlegatherer and use the hashtag #littlegatherercraftcollective
This adorable craft is brought to us by the lovely Mikayla and her eight year old daughter Mila. Mikayla is a New Zealand based designer and mama to Mila and Hugo. You can see more of her gorgeous account here.

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