These simple painted discs make lovely tree decorations or tags for presents.
Age Range: 3+
Duration: less than an hour
Time Of Day: any time
Category: art & creating
Cut or buy small oval shaped discs.
Drill small holes at the top of the oval if you can, otherwise stick or glue a loop for hanging.
Paint the bottom half of your disc white and the top quarter red.
Allow to dry.
Paint a white rim and a bobble for the hat.
Leave to dry.
Add the eyes using a black marker pen.
Thread a string through the hole in the top to hang them up.
Take it further
You could use different-sized discs to have big and little Santas.
Stick cotton wool on for the beard and, if you’re extra neat, the rim of his hat.
Paint both sides of the disc – with different Santa faces, perhaps, or a different Christmas-themed picture like a robin or Christmas tree.