Christmas Dino Decoration

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November 19, 2020

Christmas Dino Decoration - finished dino decoration on the mantel next to two potted plantsHere is a cute dinosaur with a Christmas hat you can make with supplies from home. You can change the reptile/animal to your child's liking and add a Christmas hat. This dino would be a nice decorative piece to add in your home if you like your kid's artwork displayed.


Total Time: 30 minutes + drying time


  • cereal box (cardboard)
  • paint +paint brush
  • googly eye
  • scissors
  • felt
  • pom pom
  • glue
  • toilet paper/paper towel roll
Christmas Dino Decoration - supplies


  1. Freehand draw and cut out the dinosaur using cardboard from a cereal box.
  2. Christmas Dino Decoration - dino cut from cardboard cereal box
  3. Cut paper towel/toilet paper roll smaller (for legs). The parts are now ready for your child to paint.
  4. Christmas Dino Decoration - child painting TP tubes
  5. Your child can paint the dinosaur and decorate. Glue on eyes.
  6. Christmas Dino Decoration - dino painted green
    Christmas Dino Decoration - decorating the dino
    Christmas Dino Decoration - adding red spots, eye glued in place

  7. Using felt pieces, cut to make a Christmas hat and then glue on a pom pom.
  8. Christmas Dino Decoration - red and white felt pieces for the Santa hat
    Christmas Dino Decoration - white strip glued to the conical red hat
    Christmas Dino Decoration - green pom pom added
  9. Glue the felt hat to the dinosaur's head.
  10. Christmas Dino Decoration - hat glued to dino's head
  11. Cut 2 slits across from each other on your paper towel roll to slide your dinosaur into place. Repeat for the next paper towel roll. Allow paint to dry and it's ready to display in your home!
  12. Christmas Dino Decoration - painted dino and TP tube legs
    Christmas Dino Decoration - inserting dino body into the slits in the TP tubes
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