Now that Christmas is over…. Don’t throw that Christmas tree out.
Instead recycle that Christmas tree into tree blocks.
*Real Trees only, of course.
My husband took our real Christmas tree and cut off the branches and then cut the trunk into wood pieces. This saved our Christmas tree from entering the landfill and provided hours of play for the kiddos.
The tree blocks provide loose parts play. The kids can build with them or use them in other forms of play. Basically, the tree blocks are open to whatever their big imaginations can create. Our kiddos love to build with them by stacking them together. They also use them in our sandbox and mud kitchen areas as pretend food or parts of a sandcastle.
The tree blocks are great for inside play or can be easily taken outside for even more opportunities to play. We simply store ours in a milk crate, so we can easily grab them when we head out the door for outside play.
Blocks made from recycled Christmas Tree
Toddler and up
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