Angel Preschool Craft with Tissue Paper

This precious angel craft will be a wonderful addition to your holiday decorations. Create a beautiful tissue paper angel with sparkling glitter, ribbon and lace. 


Preschool paper angel craft

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This Christmas angel is one of the prettiest crafts we've made for Christmas.

While Christmas tree crafts and gingerbread crafts are always fun to make, a beautiful angel is sure to be a favorite for the Christmas season.

Angels are an important part of the story of Christmas. Share the story with early learners as you create your angel craft.

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This cute little angel is simple to make with tissue paper and everyday craft supplies. It can be tucked into a table centerpiece or a branch of the Christmas tree, or added to a nativity scene.

Large or small, silver or gold, homemade angels can be a fun part of your Christmas crafting adventure.

Kids of all ages will want to design a tissue paper angel. They'll be excited to see something special they created as part of the holiday decorations!

Tissue paper angel craft

Be creative with your materials, and substitute with what you have on hand.

Allow kids to choose colors and craft items when possible, such as colors of ribbon and tissue paper. Encourage creativity with the design they make on the tissue paper with glitter glue or sequins.


Kids can make an angel craft with tissue paper and glitter glue


Materials list

  • lace trim with a scalloped edge
  • cotton ball or foam ball
  • narrow ribbon
  • white tissue paper
  • glitter glue


Step 1. Cut a circle from tissue paper approximately 8 1/2 in. (21 cm) diameter.

Step 2. Paint a design on the tissue paper with glitter glue.


Make a tissue paper angel with ribbon and paper

Step 3. Place the cotton ball in the middle of the tissue.

Step 4. Tie narrow ribbon around the 'neck' to form the cotton ball head.


Paper craft Christmas angel for preschoolers

Step 5. Glue a piece of lace trim to the back for wings.

Step 6. Paint a crown on top with glitter glue.


Share the Christmas story as you make this beautiful angel. It's a lovely decoration to hang on the Christmas tree.  


paper angel Christmas craft for kids


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