Santa Face Tissue Paper Craft (Free Template)

Kids will love making this adorable Santa face craft this holiday season!

Not only is this Christmas kids craft super easy to make, it uses materials that you probably already have on hand.

Just download our free Santa template and use colored pencils and tissue paper to complete the craft. The crinkled tissue paper provides a textured, fluffy look for Santa’s beard and hat.

This is a great preschool craft or classroom activity to use during the holidays, or just a fun activity you can do at home.

Read on for instructions on how to make this cute Santa craft!

Santa Face Craft

Materials for the Santa face craft


  • Santa face printable (download below)
  • Colored pencils
  • White tissue paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors


Begin by downloading the Santa printable (available for free at the bottom of this page) and printing it out.

Once you have your printable, color in Santa’s face, mouth, and the red part of his hat.

Cut up pieces of tissue paper into 1 inch squares.

Cover the rim of Santa’s hat in glue, crinkle up tissue paper, and stick them to the glue.

Work is small sections to cover Santa’s beard, mustache, and the ball on the end of his hat with tissue paper.

Once you’re done with the tissue paper, cut out the Santa craft.

Santa face craft for kids

Now your craft is complete!

Completed Santa face tissue paper craft for kids

Santa face craft

Santa Tissue Paper Craft

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Make your own Santa with this fun and easy craft!


  • Santa printable
  • White tissue paper
  • Colored pencils or markers
  • Scissors
  • Glue


  1. Download and print out the Santa printable.
  2. Color in Santa's face, mouth, and the red part of his hat.
  3. Cut up pieces of tissue paper into 1 inch squares.
  4. Working in small sections, cover the rim of Santa's hat, his beard, moustache, and the ball on his hat with glue, crinkle up tissue paper, and stick them to the glue.
  5. Cut along the outside of the Santa craft.
  6. Enjoy your craft!

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