60+ Homemade Christmas Craft Ideas for Kids
Discover kid-friendly craft ideas for ornaments, treats, decorations, and more in this collection!
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Santa Claus is coming to town shortly, and your kids better get decorating! He’s very attracted to homes with festive homemade Christmas decorations, especially when they’re made by kids. If you need help brainstorming, you’ve come to the right place. This collection of 60+ Homemade Christmas Craft Ideas for Kids will inspire you and your family to try new types of crafts. Whether you want to make ornaments, some festive wall decor, or even a holiday snack, these projects will be just what you need. With these amazing projects at your fingertips, your kids will cover all of their bases. There’s no way Santa will skip over your house.
There is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than with Christmas crafts. While your kids create homemade Christmas decorations and gifts for others, light a fire, get cozy under your favorite blanket, and play some classic Christmas tunes. Making holiday crafts as a family is one tradition you'll definitely want to continue for years to come!
If you really want to get into the holiday spirit, then take a look at the following video for the Christmas Tree DIY Decoration!
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Christmas Tree Crafts for Kids
Don't let your kids settle for just one Christmas tree in the home this year — let them make more. The following Christmas crafts for kids use creative materials to put together their very own homemade Christmas tree decorations. If the Christmas tree is still a bit too tall for your kids, they can make their own fun-sized Christmas tree on which they can place mini ornaments made of buttons, stickers, or beads. With retro-inspired designs and upcycled materials included in these projects, you and your family are sure to find a few ideas to try out this holiday season. After the holidays are over, just store your handmade crafts in an airtight storage container to be enjoyed for years to come.
Many of these Christmas tree crafts are budget-friendly, too; in fact, you just might find most of the materials you need in your supply of crafts! From adorable decorations to an edible treat that can be served on Christmas Eve, kids of all ages will love getting creative. Tree, two, one, go!
Don't forget about the ornaments! You and your child can make handmade ornaments with the crafts found in Christmas Crafts for Kids: 18 Homemade Christmas Ornaments free eBook
Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas
Charming homemade Christmas gifts are great ideas for the holidays. If your kids begin to get jealous while wrapping up the craft, all they have to do is make another one that is just for them. Decorative crafts make wonderful personal gifts, and they get to be opened before Christmas so that they can be displayed or even used. These fun gift ideas are sure be hits with everyone and will be thoughtful present ideas for your child's teacher or babysitter, as well as family, friends, and even neighbors. Early presents rock and are so much fun to give!
Edible Crafts for Kids
These homemade crafts use edible items as materials to create fun scenes for Christmas. Trees from gumdrops, houses made with crisped rice, and ornaments featuring fruit-flavored cereal are all creative ways to celebrate the season. These edible craft ideas are colorful and fun to make, and can also double as decorations for your holiday party. Some of these crafts are also great gift ideas that will brighten anyone's day. It's just fine if your kids eat a bite, then craft a bite — having a sample or two of these crafts won't put your kids on Santa's naughty list!
Paper Christmas Crafts for Kids
When it comes to inexpensive Christmas decoration ideas, these paper Christmas crafts will be perfect for the entire family. Some of these crafts are not only homemade Christmas decorations, but they are also kids' activities. Your kids can count down the days until Christmas or write down their blessings, and then hang up those special handmade items for all to see. There is even a fun craft to help your child write a special letter for Santa!
Are you looking for winter crafts, too? Then this free eBook is just what you need! You'll discover plenty of winter activities when you take a look at these 11 Winter Crafts for Kids + Outdoor Activities free eBook
Recycled Christmas Crafts for Kids
Upcycled, repurposed, and recycled crafts are wonderful for the environment, great for your wallet, and adorable to boot. There really aren't any reasons why these crafts aren't the perfect homemade Christmas decorations. Let your kids try these great recycled crafts, and then see if they can find items in the home that can be transformed into a brand-new decoration or gift.
Recycled crafts are a great way to give thanks to the environment and to appreciate what your kids already have. These crafts are also easy to make and are a fun way to get into the holiday spirit without having to make a special trip to the craft store for materials. You and your family will love stretching your imaginations to see what you can make with items that are already found in your home. These crafts are just too cute to miss!
Painted Crafts for Kids
All of these homemade Christmas decorations use paint in an awesomely cool way. Your kids can dip their hands into paint to make an angel or a tree, or use marbles to help paint a candy cane. Innovative ways to paint are totally fun and are a great way to spend an afternoon together. These decorations can be displayed in windows, on your walls, or even in your office. You'll love having beautiful decorations incorporated in your holiday decorations, especially as they are made by your family members. These painting crafts are too much fun to miss!
Reindeer and Santa Crafts for Kids
When it comes to ideas for Christmas decorations, you can't forget about Santa and his reindeer! These wonderful crafts are just what you're looking for this holiday season. And with a selection of crafts that includes the use of crayons, upcycled items, and even an ornament, these crafts will be a delightful way to celebrate the holidays. Homemade Christmas decorations are a wonderful way to keep your kids focused and creative, and are great family-friendly activities in the days leading up to Christmas.
Don't forget about the Christmas angel! This special collection of crafts will be just the thing your Christmas tree needs this year when you take a look at this collection of 13 Ways to Make a Christmas Angel
Which Christmas craft will you try this holiday season?
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