Time to break out the Christmas crafts for kids! These ideas will keep you and your little ones in the holiday crafting mood for quite some time. Most of these are perfect for even the littlest of holiday crafters!
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And since I know the holidays are a busy time of year, I won’t keep you with my joyful holiday banter. But only for today friends, tomorrow you shall hear pointless stories galore before I share with you my playful learning idea!
So enjoy these ideas Mamas’, but come back tomorrow at your own discretion …
Paper Straw Christmas Ornaments from Simple as That – What colorful trees, and I love how kids can practice sequencing with this activity.
Reindeer Craft Frame from The Educators’ Spin On It – What an amazing keepsake for the family, especially once you add a child’s photo!
Paper Shape Christmas Tree from Buggy and Buddy – Children can use basic shapes as they assemble a Christmas tree.
Pine Cone Reindeer from Fireflies and Mud Pies – Pick up some pine cones on a nature wall, then transform them into reindeer to hang on the tree.
Walnut Babies from Red Ted Art – another adorable keepsake to treasure each year, how sweet are these walnut babies?
Colorful Popsicle Stick Snowflakes from Fun-A-Day – Add some sparkle to the winter months with these colorful snowflakes.
Fine Motor Christmas Tree Sewing Activity from Craftulate – Encourage early sewers to decorate their trees with string and such.
Salt Sculpture Trees from LalyMom – What a cool combination of science and art!
Tin Foil Christmas Tree Sculptures from Reading Confetti – Kids love to scrunch up tin foil, so I’m sure these trees will be a huge hit.
Winter Wonderland Tape Resist Painting from Meri Cherry – Explore resist painting while creating a beautiful winter scene for the holidays.
Kids Stocking Craft from In the Playroom – I love how this Christmas craft is inspired by a children’s book!
Christmas Light Chalk Stencil Art from Buggy and Buddy – Explore negative space while making a beautiful string of lights.
Yarn Wrapped Ornaments for the Window from Hands-On: As We Grow – Just two materials are needed to make these window ornaments.
Christmas Tree Hats from Kids Play Box – What a creative idea for Christmas hats – I bet the kids love decorating themselves like trees.
Scented Wreath Craft for Kids from My Nearest and Dearest – Beautifully scented spices are combined when making a mini wreath for Christmas.
Christmas Angel Craft for Kids from NurtureStore – Kids will have way too much fun making angelic versions of themselves!
Christmas Tree Craft from Meet the Dubiens – An open-ended Christmas tree craft the kids can really delve into, creating just how they want to.
Stained Glass Window Ornaments from ABC Creative Learning – Add some color to the windows with these “ornaments.”
Candy Cane Egg Carton Craft from Meaningful Mama – What a clever way to use egg cartons into a candy cane!
Stacking Shapes Reindeer Craft from Housing a Forest – How can you look at these shape reindeer and not smile?
Fine Motor Skills Christmas Garland from A Little Pinch of Perfect – This is a wonderful idea for younger children who might have a harder time stringing a garland.
Paper Plate Santa Craft from Craftulate – The materials for Santa are perfect, especially his beard!
Fusible Bead Christmas Decorations from Picklebums – Just one “ingredient” for these decorations, but they turn out a little differently each time.
Cardboard Tube Grinch and Max from Cutting Tiny Bites – These would be great for retelling the story of the Grinch!
Gingerbread Man Ornament from Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds – Kids love retelling the story of the gingerbread man, and I know they’ll love making their own version!
Christmas Tree Sun Catchers from Where Imagination Grows – Love the technique used to make these sun catchers!
CD Snowman Ornament from Happy Hooligans – These are some seriously cute snowmen!
Snowglobe Snowman Craft from No Time for Flash Cards – What a great idea to include a snow globe as part of the snowman!
Gingerbread House Cards from Hands-On: As We Grow – Let the kids create their own gingerbread houses out of paper!
Hand Print Christmas Tree from Fun Handprint Art – Turn a child’s hand print into a beautiful work of art for Christmas!
Christmas Nature Wreath from Mama.Papa.Bubba – What a beautiful way to decorate for the holidays!
There you have it – loads of ideas to get you and your little ones crafting away the holidays!
I hope you have a lovely start to your week friends. Thank you for reading!
And remember – if you want to LOVE time with your little ones, I’VE GOT A BOOK FOR THAT!