Easy peasy toddler decorations

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So you want to craft with your toddler and you’d like to make something Christmassy.

Here is a simple decoration that encourages fine motor skills and helps to perfect the pincer grasp.

They look pretty too.

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What we used

Pipe cleaners

Beads

(You should stay next to your little one and make sure she doesn’t try to put the beads in her mouth)

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What we did

I bent one end of the pipe cleaner to stop the beads falling off as they slid on.

Then my little one threaded the beads on.

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When he was happy that there were enough beads

I bent the bottom up and tucked it in to hide the sharp ends like this…

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Next i made the top into a loop for hanging.

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Then a proud little boy hung them on the tree.

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