Christmas Dove

Tape or stapler
Crayons or markers
White paper (construction paper or light cardboard)
Christmas wrapping or white typing paper (8" x 11") or use large pattern (as shown)


  1. Print out body pattern and trace on white paper and then cut out
  2. On the long end of the paper make a 1" fold forward, then fold back 1", then fold foward, then back again, like an accordian
  3. Smooth the pleats down
  4. Cut open slit on side of body and slide wings halfway in
  5. Unfold wings slightly and tape together to make a half circle
  6. Set dove in branches of a tree
Optional: Poke hole in neck and add ribbon to hang from tree

Click on the "Pattern" button below to view and print the pattern(s) for this project.