Can you believe that Christmas is just around the corner? With Christmas comes Christmas break! While the holidays are a fun time to spend with your kids, entertaining them so you can do some Santa work can be a challenge. These fun Christmas activities for kids, are perfect for your children and so much fun! Having a game plan will take so much of the stress out of the holidays. You can actually just enjoy it and make memories with your precious children!
Don’t let all the things you have to do overwhelm you this season. Make your list and don’t try to do more than you can handle.
20 Easy Christmas Ideas for Kids
Each craft idea calls for various items. However, a few common items you might want to pick up include: paper plates, cotton balls, glitter glue, popsicle sticks and paint in Christmas colors. Those should have you off to a great start for lots of craft time this holiday season!
Let’s get started with these fun Christmas activities for kids!
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.
Kid’s can learn about shapes and colors with this fun activity. They will have so much fun with this Christmas tree shaped activity.
Paper snowflakes are always fun! Don’t overlook this classic winter activity. Kid’s will love it!
Ornaments are such a special part of Christmas. Make them every year using this salt dough recipe. So special!
Popsicle sticks turn into really fun reindeer ornaments! This craft is simple and really fun.
A few beads and a bell make this fantastic jingle bell necklace. Kid’s will be so festive.
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.
Make ornaments from peppermint candies! Once melted they make a beautiful swirl of red and green colors.
If your kids like Bingo, they will like this reindeer game. It’s a Christmas version of Bingo.
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!
Bedazzle popsicle sticks to make a sparkling Christmas tree!
14. Snowman Slam
Use paper cups to make a fun game that is similar to bowling. The snowmen cups are just darling.
What a good conversation starter! This Christmas version of Would you Rather is such a cool idea to get kids talking!
Use leftover buttons to make a Christmas wreath! I love the rustic look.
Use cardboard and different colors in the circles for this punch a present game! Kid’s will have a blast.
Make starts even more sparkly by using glitter pens! Let kids choose the color they want.
Kid’s love play dough and this gingerbread version is perfect for Christmas. Plus, it smells amazing.
Make a finger puppet with this reindeer craft! This is precious!
These Christmas activities for kids will be a hit with all the children!
Choose several that you think the kids will enjoy and make a list of other holiday fun you might want to do. You will feel so much better going into Christmas break with a plan 🙂 Let us know how the activities turn out!
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