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angel made from paper cup, paper and glitter

Sweet little angel craft for preschoolers – even little tots will be able to make these angel tree toppers.

Paper cup angels are such an easy craft for kids to make.

These lovely little angel tree toppers just need cups, paper, glue, glitter and a felt tip pen – simple enough for pre-schoolers to have a go at making too. 

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What you need to make paper cup angel tree toppers 

things needed to make a paper cup angel - paper, cup, pens and glitter
  • white paper cups
  • white paper
  • glitter
  • glue
  • felt tip pens

How to make paper cup angel tree toppers

  • draw a little angel face onto the cup – go for any design you like. 
  • add a ring of glue around the bottom of the cup and then cover with glitter to make a halo. 
  • cut out some angel wings from the white paper and decorate with a glittery edge or pattern.
  • stick the angel wings onto the back of the cup.
  • let the angel dry and then you can use it to decorate the top of your Christmas tree. 

Make the angel craft differently

  • use doilies in silver or white as angel wings
  • add a tinsel halo instead of glitter

More easy Christmas crafts for kids

  • Snowflake Craft – use popsicle sticks to make this easy snowflake ornament for hanging on the Christmas tree
  • Party Crowns – help your little ones create party crowns – the sparklier the better – bring out the glitter!
Yield: 1 angel

How to make paper cup angels

angel made from paper cup, paper and glitter

Sweet little paper angel craft for preschoolers

Prep Time 2 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost Less than £1

Materials

  • white paper cup 
  • white paper 
  • glitter 
  • glue 
  • felt tip pens 

Tools

  • scissors 

Instructions

  1. Draw a little angel face onto the cup – go for any design you like
  2. Add a ring of glue around the bottom of the cup and then cover with glitter to make a halo.
  3. Cut out some angel wings from the white paper and decorate with a glittery edge or pattern.
  4. Stick the angel wings onto the back of the cup.
  5. Let the angel dry and then you can use it to decorate the top of your Christmas tree.

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