Whether you want to make spring, summer, autumn, winter or four seasons crafts this free tree template is a great way to spark some creativity and makes it really easy for you to plan and prepare activities!
We’ve used this printable tree PDF again and again for loads of crafts as it makes crafting with your kids so easy to prepare and it can be adapted in so many different ways.
In this post I’ll be sharing with you details of all of the tree crafts that we’ve made as well of course the tree template itself.
Printable Tree Template
This template might just be our most popular printable with over 130 thousand saves on Pinterest and thousands of parents and teachers checking out this post.
It’s also had loads of kids artwork using this template shared on Pinterest and Instagram, I love seeing it being used by your kids and it’s great to know that it really is helpful.
This tree printable is perfect for any time of the year and with all our tree craft ideas below it’s easy to find an idea that’s perfect for whatever season you’re in or what materials you have.
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We’ve shared lots of free templates for kids crafts so if you like getting creative with your children then be sure to check them out, you’ll find lots of ideas including rainbows, autumn leaves and flowers, all with ideas on how to use them.
What Should I Print The Tree Template On?
You can print this tree template onto paper or cardstock but which one you choose will depend on how you want to use it.
Paper is fine to use for most crafts and especially if you are decorating this template with pens or colouring pencils.
If you are using large amounts of paint (for example with younger kids who often splash paint around more) or liquid glue such as PVA or school glue then you might want to choose printing it onto cardstock as the thicker material can stop your artwork getting too wet and potentially tearing.
You could also print this template onto paper or cardstock and then laminate it so that you can use it as a playdough mat.
Tree Template Craft Ideas
There are so many different ways to use this template and it’s one that I keep using again for different crafts throughout the year as we come up with more ideas, I love when you can get more than one use out of something.
This bare tree template is perfect for seasonal crafts and activities, you could even print four copies and use it to make some easy four seasons crafts. If you’d like four trees on one piece of paper though then check out our four seasons tree below.
No matter what materials you have at home, there’s loads of ways to decorate this tree from paints and paper to leaves and flowers.
I’ve used lots of different methods for each of the tree crafts that we’ve made, each theme seemed to lend itself to different ideas so do take a look through them all for some inspiration. You can also see a video on this page of this template being used to make some tree crafts, it’s great to watch to get some inspiration for your activity!
- Spring tree crafts for kids
- Autumn tree painting ideas for kids
- Paint splat fall tree craft
- Bleeding tissue paper fall tree craft
- Fall tree craft with real leaves
- Winter tree painting ideas for kids
- Valentines tree crafts
- Nature tree craft for kids
Four Seasons Tree Crafts
If you’d like to make some four seasons crafts you can either print out four copies of this template and use each one for a different season or you can try out our free four seasons tree printable which has four tree shapes all on one page.
It’s been created with two different versions with UK and US spellings for the seasons so you can pick the one that’s right for your child.
Share Your Craft
I love seeing what you and your kids have made using this template! So many have been uploaded to Pinterest or shared on Instagram (tag @craftsonsea) – I always comment on any that I see and it’s a great way to inspire others with your kids’ awesome creations.
Free Tree Printable
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More Free Printables for Kids
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Love crafting? Our free printable earth template is perfect for learning more about where we live and we’ve got tons of ideas for how to use it too.
Or how about our hedgehog template? This one is super popular with parents and is great for decorating.