Saturday, December 3, 2011

Shape Santa Craft Activity

Shape Santa is made with the following shapes: 7 hearts, 1 circle, and 2 rectangles. 

  • construction paper 
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • glue
  • shape templates (or older students can draw the shapes freehand)
  • cotton balls (approx. 2) 
  • crayons or markers (to draw eyes and nose) 

Shapes and Sizes

1 extra large heart - for the body including the legs
1 large heart - cut in half - for 2 arms
3 medium hearts (1 boots, 1 beard, 1 cap)
2 small hearts - for the gloves

1 circle - face
1 rectangle - belt
1 rectangle (with a smaller rectangle cut out of the middle) - belt buckle


  • Trace or draw the shapes onto construction paper.
  • Cut out all the shapes.
  • Use the shapes to construct Santa. (See picture above.)
  • Glue the shapes together.
  • Glue cotton balls to Santa's cap.

The children might enjoy listening to holiday music while creating their Santa Claus craft and reading some holiday books about Santa after they complete their craft project.

   Enjoy holiday crafting!


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  3. This is fantastic- I just pinned it on Pinterest! Thank you for sharing this with us on The Sunday Showcase

  4. He's too cute! But seriously in need of a diet. :)

    Another great craft! Thanks!!

  5. I LOVE it! What fun to be learning & having fun - cute! Thanks for linking up to TGIF! See you next week,
    Beth =-)



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