Learn how to make easy Christmas Crafts for Kids. These are perfect for kids of all ages and really simple to make. Over 20 of the best Christmas crafts for children.
Easy Christmas crafts for kids
As the holiday season quickly approaches, my kids can’t wait to start making winter and Christmas themed crafts.
I am always looking for easy Christmas crafts for kids to make. The easier the better and they get a plus in my book if it uses things I already have at home.
You can also make some of these for children’s Christmas tree decorations. I love the idea of making ornaments and being able to keep them year after year. The kids will have so much fun making these and it will be a special memory.
What supplies do I need?
Each craft idea calls for various items and many use things you can just grab around the house.
However, a few common items you might want to pick up include:
Let’s get started with ideas for Christmas crafts.
20 Christmas Crafts for Kids
Let’s get started with these fun craft ideas.
1. Glitter Pen Stars
Make sparkly stars using glitter pens and then use them as Christmas tree ornaments.
2. Ribbon Tree
The pretty ornament is made with ribbon and cinnamon sticks! It will smell amazing on your tree and look adorable too.
3. Glitter Snowflake Ornament
Use popsicle sticks to make this pretty star! Paint and glitter add the finishing touches and make the snowflake complete.
4. Santa Hat Ornament
This Santa hat ornament is so cute. ! It’s amazing what popsicle sticks and cotton balls can make!
5. Paper Plate Christmas Tree
Make adorable 3D Christmas trees out of paper plates. These little trees are precious and can be used as decorations.
6. Clothespin Snowman Craft
Gather your clothespins to make these festive snowmen! I think these would also be cute to use on goody bags.
7. Foam Cup Snowmen
Learn how to make snowmen bundled up with paper cups. Such a cool idea and festive too.
8. Clothespin Christmas Wreath
Mini clothespins come together to make a Christmas wreath ornament for your tree! Sparkly and green, this is perfect for the holidays.
9. Christmas Wreath Painting
Think outside the box and use household items to make art! This Christmas Wreath is such a fun idea and the final product is gorgeous on construction paper.
10. Gingerbread Playdough
Kid’s love playdough and gingerbread playdough is perfect for Christmas! This is easy to make and would also make a fun gift.
11. Paper Roll Snowman Craft
Use leftover paper rolls to make a snowman! I love crafts that use stuff we already have and the kid’s will love making snowmen.
12. Christmas Light Stencil Art
Use stencils to make this pretty display of Christmas lights. All the colors are gorgeous and would make beautiful decorations for Christmas.
13. Egg Carton Reindeer Craft
Save your egg cartons and pom poms! Each individual egg holder can be used to make a reindeer for a fun craft for Christmas.
14. Cinnamon Ornaments
Make ornaments from cinnamon applesauce in an assortment of shapes! The color is perfect and they smell amazing on your tree.
15. Tissue Paper Wreath
Use tissue paper to make a gorgeous Christmas wreath. Pom Poms make the perfect “berries” and add a festive touch.
16. Beaded Candy Cane Ornaments
This is a fun idea and kids will have a special ornament. Layer red and white beads on a pipe cleaner to make a festive candy cane!
17. Glass Stained Window Ornaments
Decorate your windows with these pretty glass stained decorations! Kid’s will love selecting all the different colors for the stained ornaments.
18. Paper Plate Angel Craft
Glitter glue and paper plates come together to make an angel! This Christmas craft is darling and kid’s will love using the glitter glue.
19. Dollar Store String Ornament
It’s amazing what a little string and glue can make! These ornaments can be made in any color you choose.
20. Chalkboard Ornament
Turn a plain ornament into this fun chalkboard ornament. You can customize it anyway you prefer.
21. Wine Cork Snowman Ornament
Save old wine corks to make Snowman Christmas ornaments.
22. DIY Christmas garland
Kids can easily make this garland for decoration that will get you in the holiday spirit.
23. Cookie cutter ornament
This holiday craft transforms plain cookie cutters using washi tape.
24. Homemade Christmas Potpourri
This easy craft doubles as Christmas decor that also smells great.
25. Hot Chocolate Gift Idea
This easy ornament craft is the perfect way to give the gift of hot cocoa.
26. Salt Dough Ornaments
Get creative with these fun salt dough ornaments in various shapes.
27. DIY Sock Snowman Craft
Learn how to turn a sock into this fun Snowman Craft.
28. Handprint Ornament
Not only is this handprint ornament fun to make but it is a special keepsake.
29. Paper Plate Santa
With just a paper plate and a few supplies, you can make this fun Santa.
30. Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree
Choose your favorite color and make this Christmas Tree out of popsicle sticks.
31. Wooden Spoon Christmas Craft
The kids will be amazed at the fun craft they can make using wooden spoons and a few supplies.
32. Snowflake Ornament
Make this glittery snowflake ornament with just a few supplies.
Make these craft ideas for Christmas.
They are all so cute and will keep the kids busy over Christmas break. These crafts also make great ideas for school parties, children’s church and more.
Everyone will have a blast with these fun Christmas crafts.
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- Mason Jar Christmas Centerpiece Ideas
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