In this article, we will offer options for a phaseddrawing a New Year tree with children from 4 to 8 years old. Kids love to draw. At the same time, teachers recommend that for art classes, time intervals of approximately 10-20 minutes, depending on the age of the child. It is difficult for Kroham to keep attention on one lesson longer than that, so the Christmas tree will be an excellent object for drawing, because it is based on a simple triangle. And if you remember that all kids love this holiday, like New Year's, without exception, the success of the lesson in drawing a smart New Year tree is assured. In addition, in the process of drawing, you can tell children that the triangular shape of spruce is also very important from the point of view of botany. This breed of trees grows mainly in a climate with severe winters and frequent snowfalls. The triangular shape of the tree crown does not allow the snow to settle and accumulate on the branches. Snow hats simply roll down an inclined line formed by spruce paws. This saves the twigs of the Christmas trees from the kinks from the heaviness of the snow cover. Below you will find step-by-step schemes for drawing fir-trees with increasing complexity for children of different ages. The easiest to draw a Christmas tree with babies from 4 years. It is a triangle, which is simply decorated with green needles and colored multi-colored Christmas toys and balls on top. They are very easy to draw with the help of gouache. First of all, we apply green paint as a background. To draw balls and beads with young children, you can use a brush and a cotton swab. After the green gouache is a little dry, it is immersed in the paint and pressed against the surface of the drawn Christmas tree. Get a stamp in the form of a correct circle. With the pushing force, you can adjust the size of the drawn balls. Here is an approximate scheme for drawing a New Year treefor toddlers of this age. Drawing a Christmas tree with little ones for 5 years This drawing will be more complicated. In this tree, the child draws the tiers that form the branches. The same triangle is taken as a basis, but triangles-denticles are drawn to it at an angle. You can decorate in the manner indicated above. One of the drawing schemes looks like this. Step-by-step drawing of a New Year tree with a child of 6 years. In children of this age, the fine motor skills of the fingers are already well developed, so the figure of the Christmas tree is even more complicated. Twig-legs become larger. In addition draw a lower tier of branches. Here you can suggest options for painting the Christmas tree. If the baby chooses a marker and colored pencils, then at this stage, draw various Christmas decorations. The presence of clear boundaries and contours will help in future to color the spruce branches and ornaments in different colors with more accuracy. If the baby prefers colors, drawing of Christmas balls and garlands is not necessary. They can be painted over the main background. Approximate scheme of the image of the Christmas tree. Tradition to decorate the Christmas tree for the holiday appeared long before the emergence of Christianity. In ancient times it was believed that the ever green trees are the magical abodes of spirits. People brought spruce branches into the houses and decorated them with various delicacies to propitiate the deities of nature. They asked for a rich harvest and well-being. Now the ancient spirits are no longer believed, but the tradition of beautifully dressing up the green beauty remained. Step-by-step drawing of a New Year tree with toddlers from 7 years old Although it still has a narrow isosceles triangle, the Christmas tree already acquires some semblance of volume. Simple lines are replaced by wavy ones. The Christmas tree does not seem to be schematic anymore, as it traces not only the contour. Kids can independently draw fir twigs in the middle of the tree, while observing the contours of the contours. In addition, the garlands adorning the fluffy beauty are not indicated by schematic simple lines, but winding and whimsically wriggling. This is how the scheme for stage-by-stage drawing looks likeChristmas tree. Step-by-step drawing of a New Year tree with children from 8 years The conditional triangle scheme is no longer there. Now the kid can use a ruler to indicate the vertical line of the axis of symmetry. From it, at an angle to the right and to the left, the lines denoting the tiers of branches will depart. The peculiarity of this pattern is that there are twigs that are facing us. This effect is achieved due to their length (they should be shorter than the lateral ones). Using the example of such a figure, children can study the phenomenon of perspective. The diagram clearly shows this distortion. When the drawing of the branches is completed. Auxiliary lines "skeleton" can be wiped with the eraser. For coloring such a Christmas tree is perfect for paint, for example, gouache.