This craft is really simple for children of all abilities so is great if you have children of different ages. It is really just for fun but can also encourage counting and colour recognition. You could even encourage pattern making with the pom poms. Sebastian (6) was precise with his tree and I love how he made a line of pom poms across the bottom. Alex (4) was much more haphazard and we had fun counting the pom poms as he stuck them down.
You just need some green craft paper or card cut into a Christmas tree shape, some craft pom poms, PVA glue and glitter (or glitter glues).
All the children need to do is decorate the tree with the pom poms. The craft pom poms require a good layer of glue to stay stuck down so make sure the children are generous with it. It your children are like mine this wont be a problem.
Once happy with the pom poms sprinkle over a layer of glitter so that it sticks to the excess glue. Alternatively use glitter glue to make it sparkle.