Jingling Christmas Tree Ornament

  • Young Adult
  • Grades 1-3

Create a Christmas tree ornament using basic Origami steps, and festive jingle bells. You can hang your ornament on your Christmas tree or on a doorknob for a cheerful way to celebrate the Holidays.


  • Glitter Fuzzy Sticks
  • Gold & Silver Jingle Bells 13mm
  • Construction Paper (green)
  • Glue Stick
  • Scissors
  • Hole Punch
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Step 1. Gather your supplies.

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Step 2.

To make your tree, follow steps 2- 6 of the Origami Christmas Tree Card using three squares of green construction paper (3″ square, 4″ square, 6″ square).

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Step 3.

Starting with the small triangle, punch 3 holes along the bottom.

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Step 4.

Cut a 1″ piece of a Gold Glitter Stick.  String on a Jingle bell.

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Step 5.

Loop the Glitter Stick through one of the holes you punched in step 3, and twist to secure. The Jingle Bell should hang from the triangle.

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Step 6.

Repeat Steps 4-5 to complete the small triangle.

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Step 7.

Repeat Steps 3-5 on the other 2 triangles. For the large triangle you will need to punch 4 holes along the bottom.

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Step 8.

Apply glue to the back of the medium triangle and attach to the front of the large triangle, as shown.

Jingling Christmas Tree Ornament

Step 9.

Punch a hole at the top of the tree. Thread a piece of a red Glitter Stick  through the hole and twist to secure a shape for hanging.