Christmas holidays are that time of the year when we all look forward to spend quality time with family and friends. When we talk about family, it involves kids who are also enjoying their winter break. Decorating your home for the Christmas season is always fun when you have many helping hands around. These happy times stays in our memory, especially if you have kids around. Kids would be happy to help you around in creating Christmas gifts and crafts. Moreover, it will help them stay engaged during the holidays.
The best way to get into the Christmas spirit is to have some fun Christmas crafts for kids made at home with their help. The main purpose of this activity is to get the little ones inspired with so many fun activities and crafts. Children will thoroughly enjoy and desire to participate in the preparations for the holiday, will help improve their sense of colors and shape and even boost their concentration.
Clothespin Snowman Craft
If you find your clothespins boring and want to make it interesting, then why not decorate them with the Christmas theme. This snowman clothespin craft looks very cute and the kids will love to create and hold them every day. They can be used to hold your favorite notes, for holding gift tags and more. You can even use these fancy looking pins in the office for the winters. All you need to make this Christmas craft for kids are wooden clothespins, yarns of different colors, orange mini pom poms, glue, paint brush, white paint, black marker and scissors.
Handprint Christmas Tree
The handprint Christmas tree craft looks very attractive when put on display as a Christmas decoration. This can be even placed as a centerpiece for your table on the Christmas day. A handprint Christmas tree can be made from paper plates painted gold or a gold paper plate, green card stock, green, white and red pom poms, gold glitter paper, tape, red felt and cardboard. This Christmas craft item will require the assistance of elders, but kids are sure to enjoy it.
Popsicle Stick snowflakes
The glittery popsicle stick snowflake ornaments is a fun craft to do for Christmas and will surely be a hit with the kids in the house. The decoration ideas for the Popsicle stick snowflakes are endless. They are made from simple craft sticks and are easy to decorate and kids will enjoy the decoration part. Each one will be different from the other. It will improve their creativity and they will enjoy creating stuff with different colors and glitter to go with it. All you need is some rhinestone glitter, glue, stickers, jute, Popsicle sticks, pom poms, and paint. You can make many of these and definitely it will make the Christmas tree decoration a fun activity.
Newspaper Dancing Elf
Festive season is the best time to enhance the craft skills of kids and is the best way to keep them engaged. The dancing newspaper Elf is the best craft to start this festive season. You can make this cheeky elf from an ordinary newspaper or card, but recycling is the best option that will also educate kids. These dancing elves not only looks cute, but you can make it dance too. The legs of the elf are folded in such a way that it allows them to move freely as if it is dancing to a lively Christmas song. The dancing elf can be made from newspaper, dancing elf craft printable, paint, 1 A4 size sheet card, small jingle bell, googly eyes, mini red pompoms, glue, marker pens and scissors.
DIY Snow Globe Ornament
Keepsake ornaments are a nice way to keep the festive memories alive every year while decorating the Christmas tree every year. The DIY snow globe ornaments are very cute when they are filled with some artwork and faux snow. They look very adorable when they are hanging on the tree and are also a great gift for grandparents. These keepsake snow globe ornaments are unique and adored by kids. They will love making these art and filling the ornaments with faux snow. Most of the materials required can be found online or at the nearest craft store. The only supplies you will need to make this ornament are Black sharpie markers, clear plastic globe ornaments, clear plastic sheets, artificial snow flakes and scissors.
Christmas Slime Jars
These are adorable Christmas slime jars that go pretty well with the Christmas spirit. They are good Christmas gifts or even a nice activity for kids that they will enjoy. The slime jars are very easy to make and requires just three ingredients. The Rudolph slime jar with the bright red nose will surely brighten someone’s day. The snowmen slime jar is also one of the favorites and the face reminds of the adorable marshmallow snowman ornament. The best part of this slime jar is that it is white and free of dyes. No colored glue is required to make this one. You will need very few ingredients to make this, which includes bottles, Elmer’s glue and glitter green, for Rudolph you will need brown food coloring, Googly eyes, orange and red felt, red pom poms, brown pipe cleaner, small black buttons and glue.
Paper Plate Christmas Tree
Christmas tree twirlers make great kids room decoration item. It is a nice collaborative project, which you can enjoy making with your kids during the holiday season. Cut the paper plate tree either in colorful circles or use the toddler paintings or can design in detail if you have help. You can even use photos to make the paper baubles or use 3D paper baubles to make it simple or extended. This is a fabulous Christmas craft for the preschoolers and Tots. You will require a few supplies like paper plates colored, paint and brush, colored paper, scissor, glue stick, stapler, hole punch and bakers twine.
Cotton Ball Snowman
The cotton ball snowman is ideal to reuse the extra cotton lying inside the house. You can make good use of the extra cotton by making a cotton ball snowman that is easy to make and looks pretty cute and feels fluffy to touch. The few supplies required for making this snowman are shallow container, cotton balls, craft glue, craft paper, snowman template, scissors, snowman decoration ideas, googly eyes, sticks, stickers and paper.
These DIY Reindeer footprint Christmas card are super cute. They look great and kids enjoy making this craft. Children will love painting their own feet, and do we need to say how much kids love to get messy. These reindeer footprint hanging ornaments are such a wonderful craft ideas for the Christmas season. You can even make them for gifting to your loved ones this festive season. You will need card stock or thick paper, paint, marker, googly eyes or make your own with buttons or can draw them and a red pom pom for a shiny nose.
Paper Penguin Craft
Paper Penguins craft are cute and lovely looking ornaments that kids will like to make. You will also be happy to make it with the little ones as it is easy and fun too. When you think of winter craft or Christmas crafts for kids, then Penguins will feature in this for sure. Toilet paper roll penguins or cotton ball penguin are perfect for kindergarten and pre-school going kids as they can easily make and enjoy making them. All you need is black paper, white paper, orange paper, glue, scissors and googly eyes.
There are many such cute and attractive Christmas craft ideas for kids that will keep them occupied this festive season. They are surely going to love making these and also will learn a lot through this process.