Children use red buttons for their apples and green tissue paper for the leaves. A painted half of a toilet paper roll becomes the tree trunk. Cut green construction paper makes for the grass. This colorful craft looks great on the classroom bulletin board!

What you'll need:

  • Blue construction paper
  • Green construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Red buttons
  • Cut pieces of green tissue paper
  • Toilet paper roll
  • Brown paint
  • Paintbrush
How to make your Button Apple Tree Craft:
  1. Cut toilet paper roll in half lengthwise.
  2. Paint outside of toilet paper roll brown.
  3. Cut green paper so that it will cover about one fourth of blue paper.
  4. Cut little slits across top of green paper so it resembles grass.
  5. Glue green strip onto bottom of blue paper and green tissue pieces and red buttons to the top of blue paper.
  6. Glue toilet paper roll underneath tissue paper and buttons so it resembles a tree trunk.
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