Trees are beautiful and majestic. They provide shade, fruit, not to mention helping to keep our air clean. Kids are often captivated by these giant plants.
Some easy tree art can be a great way to entertain them or help them better appreciate how important trees are.
Check out these 15 fun & easy crafts that are perfect for preschoolers.
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These easy tree craft ideas can be used as part of a tree-themed study, an arbor day or earth day activity, or just as some easy entertainment.
If you are using these as part of a larger tree study or lesson plan in the class or for homeschool be sure to check out these tree activity ideas.
Tree Crafts for Preschoolers
Fun and Easy tree crafts for kids.
Use natural materials to recreate a tree! An easy craft and a great way to explore the nature around you.
Make a tree for each season with this printable craft. Great tie in for the book "Tap the Magic Tree".
DIY Felt Color & Counting Tree
Cute tree craft that can also be used to practice colors and/or counting.
Paper Plate Cherry Blossom Tree
Cherry Blossom Trees are beautiful. Create your own with this fun craft that includes lacing to work on those fine motor skills.
How to make a 3D apple tree craft
Tired of 2D tree crafts? Give this 3D apple tree a try!
LEGO Stamped Tree Craft
Kids love legos. Create a unique looking tree by using your legos as a paintbrush!
Fall Tree Popcorn Craft
This is such a cute idea. Paint some popcorn and use it as the leaves on your tree. Great use for leftover popcorn or fresh if you can resist eating it all.
Cardboard Tube and Yarn Autumn Trees
Use yarn, pom-poms, and a cardboard tube to create an easy and cute fall tree.
Apple Tree Hats
Who doesn't love wearable art? Create your own forest of hats with this cute tree hat craft.
Bottle Cap Crafts for Kids - Apple Search Activity
Upcycle bottle caps into an easy tree craft. Check out the fun game that goes along with it!
Fall Tree Painting with Bundled Q-Tips (with Free Template!)
You probably already have what you need at home to create this beautiful Q-Tip painted tree craft.
Handprint Apple Tree Craft
Handprint crafts are always a hit. Help your kids turn their handprint into a cute apple tree craft.
Fall Yarn Tree – Red Leaf Yellow Leaf
You can either pre-cut the yarn for younger kids or let kids work on their scissor skills by cutting it themselves. Easily switch to green yarns for a spring tree craft.
Pretty Cherry Blossom Craft for Spring
Another variation on a cherry blossom tree simply crafted from construction paper and tissue paper.
Paper Plate Palm Tree - Craft Idea For Kids
If you're tired of making fall, apple, and cherry trees give a palm tree a try. We have lots of these in southern California so we'll definitely be trying this craft at my house. Create a coconut tree and it's a great tie-in with the book "Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom".
If your kids are into nature right now give these 15 Nature inspired crafts a try (using natural materials)