I love angels. They are synonymous with all that is divine. So its only fitting to include angels in a Christmas craft.
Last week, I was looking to find an easy way to create a cute and simple angel that could be added to the array of Christmas crafts and decor already sitting on our mantle. So naturally, toilet paper rolls came to mind.
Here’s what we used to create our kid-friendly angel craft:
- Toilet paper roll
- White washable paint
- Pipe cleaner
- Paper plate
My toddler painted the toilet paper roll white, while I used a paper plate to cut out angel wings and a face.
Once we had all our supplies ready, and the paint had dried I used Elmer’s glue to draw the angel robe and praying hands.
It can get a little stressful crafting with kids, if you aren’t prepared for the mess. So before I let my toddler sprinkle some glitter over the glue, I made sure we had a pre-measured amount in theglitter tube. A covered table also works wonders!
Once that was done, I glued the wings to the back of the roll (I found a hot glue gun works best for this) and let him decorate the wings.
We then added the angel face and a sparkly pipe cleaner that worked perfect for the angel’s halo – just attach to the back of the toilet paper roll!
You can also decorate the wings and “robe” with other colors if you prefer, but I found these bright and sparkly colors worked best to create an angelic look.
If you’re looking for more easy Christmas crafts to create with your little ones, be sure to follow my Pinterest board below!
Ana, a mom to three rambunctious little boys, has supported thousands of women throughout their pregnancy and motherhood journey since 2012 as a prenatal and postpartum educator at MommysBundle.com.