These easy Christmas activities for kids are perfect for your children and so much fun. Keep the kids busy and create lasting memories with 35 budget friendly ideas.
35 Christmas Activities for kids to make.
These are all so fun and the kids are sure to love these festive activities. They are perfect to keep them busy but also fun for the entire family to do together.
Most of these crafts use what you probably already have at home. No need to spend tons of money or time.
These crafts are simple and easy. Everyone will have a blast!
Each craft idea calls for various items. However, there are a few common items you might want to pick up.
These Christmas activities for kids at home
If you help with any parties at school, many of these would be the perfect Christmas activities for school. From crafts to Christmas games for kids, there are so many fun ideas.
1. Cotton Ball Snowman Craft
It’s amazing what cotton balls can make! Kid’s will love making this snowman craft.
2. Snow Dough
You have heard about moon dough but have you heard about snow dough? This is the perfect winter activity to keep little ones busy.
3. Christmas Tree Ball Sorting Activity
Kid’s can learn about shapes and colors with this fun activity. They will have so much fun with this Christmas tree shaped activity.
4. DIY Paper Snowflakes
Paper snowflakes are always fun! Don’t overlook this classic winter activity. Kid’s of all ages will love it!
5. Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments
Ornaments are such a special part of Christmas. Make them every year using this salt dough recipe. It is a special Christmas tradition.
6. Popsicle Stick Reindeer Ornament
Popsicle sticks turn into really fun reindeer ornaments! This craft is simple and really fun.
7. Jingle Bell Necklace
A few beads and a bell make this fantastic jingle bell necklace. Kid’s will be so festive.
8. Pom Pom Christmas Ornaments
Pom Pom’s in a variety of Christmas colors make a gorgeous Christmas ornament. Surround your ornament with these cut pom pom’s for a little picture frame.
9. Melted Peppermint Candy Ornaments
Make ornaments from peppermint candies! Once melted they make a beautiful swirl of red and green colors.
10. Roll a Reindeer Christmas Game
If your kids like Bingo, they will like this reindeer game. It’s a Christmas version of Bingo.
11. Bow Tie Noodle Wreath
Dye pasta green to make a festive wreath. Tie a pretty red bow and you are set!
12. Snowflake Craft
Make memories to cherish with this fun hand print craft! It will look like snow for the perfect craft this holiday season.
13. Glittering Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees
Bedazzle popsicle sticks to make a sparkling Christmas tree! This is a budget friendly but fun craft to make.
14. Snowman Slam
Use paper cups to make a fun game that is similar to bowling. The snowmen cups are just darling.
15. Would you Rather Christmas Kids Addition
What a good conversation starter! This Christmas version of Would you Rather is such a cool idea to get kids talking!
16. Button Christmas Wreath
Kids will have fun using leftover buttons to make a Christmas wreath! I love the rustic look.
17. Punch A Present Game
Use cardboard and different colors in the circles for this Punch a Present Game! Kid’s will have a blast.
18. Easy Craft Stick Stars
Make Christmas Ornament Stars even more sparkly by using glitter pens! Let kids choose the color they want.
19. Gingerbread Play Dough
Kid’s love play dough and this gingerbread version is perfect for Christmas. Plus, it smells amazing and you can make a gingerbread house too.
20. Reindeer Finger Puppets
Make a finger puppet with this reindeer craft! This is precious and a fun craft to make!
21. DIY Christmas garland
This festive garland is so pretty and easy to make as well. You can even add Christmas lights.
22. DIY Sock Snowman Craft
Kids of all ages can make this darling snowman craft. It is perfect for decor or gifts.
23. Cookie cutter ornament
Jazz up plain cookie cutters with washi tape. This is one of our favorite holiday crafts to make.
24. Roll a snowman printable
Grab this free printable to play Roll a Snowman. This would be fun to play while enjoying hot cocoa.
25. Hot Chocolate Gift Idea
These ornaments are perfect to fill with hot cocoa. This easy DIY makes a great gift.
26. Cinnamon Ornaments
The aroma of cinnamon will smell amazing as your family makes these Cinnamon Ornaments.
27. Salt Dough Ornaments
Not only is this a fun activity but Salt Dough Ornaments will make a great keepsake for years to come.
28. DIY Snow Globe
Learn how to make your very own snow globe. This is so cool.
29. Tape Christmas Trees
This fun art activity is great for the holidays. Kids will love using tape to make a Christmas tree.
30. Snow Paint Recipe
Learn how to make snow paint with this easy tutorial. This is super fun.
31. Yarn and Stick Christmas Tree Craft
Create a fun Christmas tree using items you probably already have at home.
32. Jingle Bell Toss
If you are looking for a fun holiday game, try this easy Jingle Bell Toss. Kids will have a blast.
33. Paper Plate Christmas Craft
Turn paper plates into a fun ornament for your Christmas tree.
34. Santa and Elf Hat
Grab some paper plates and make Santa and Elf Hats. This is frugal and so fun.
35. Clay Pot Christmas Tree Ornaments
Paint little clay pots for a gorgeous ornament for your tree.
Try these fun Christmas ideas for kids.
Not only are these great for Christmas break but also for fun family traditions. You might put on a Christmas movie, read a Christmas book and play board games and make crafts.
If you are also looking for festive Christmas Eve ideas, try these easy crafts.