With the help of this nice webpage you can create these adorable christmas gnomes from cardboard tubes (or toilet paper rolls). The are so cute, easy to makeand it's a perfect christmas kids craft idea.
How to make tiny pom poms with a fork. Wrap yarn around fork until fat, then cut. Take a small piece of yarn and tie entire bunch together so that the knot fits through the prongs of the fork. Take off of fork and cut all the loops.