22 Santa Crafts for Kids: Homemade Christmas Ornaments and other Jolly Christmas Craft Ideas

By: Emily Timmons, Editor,

Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Old Saint Nick, Kris Kringle…no matter what you call him, this jolly old man is one of the most cherished symbols of Christmas. Children everywhere stay up late each Christmas Eve, listening closely for footsteps on the roof and dreaming of the gifts they might find under the tree. Something about the magic of Santa stays with us even as we age, which means your little ones will cherish these Christmas craft ideas long after they've grown up.

From easy Santa crafts to homemade Christmas ornaments, the holly jolly projects in this collection will create a buzz of holiday excitement inside your home. Make these Santa crafts with your little elves, and you're guaranteed to have the happiest ho-ho-holiday season imaginable.


22 Santa Crafts for Kids: Homemade Christmas Ornaments and Other Jolly Christmas Craft Ideas

22 Santa Crafts for Kids: Homemade Christmas Ornaments and Other Jolly Christmas Craft Ideas

Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Homemade Christmas Decorations

Other Easy Santa Crafts


Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Handprint Mold Santa OrnamentThis Christmas, inspire your little elves to make something magical; craft a Santa ornament! When Santa comes down the chimney, he expects to see cookies waiting for him, but he'll be pleasantly surprised to find homemade Christmas ornaments made in his likeness when he comes to drop off presents. All of these Santa crafts are easy to make, which means you and the kids can hang them on your tree faster than you can say “Ho, ho, ho!”  Santa’s belly is sure to jiggle with joyful laughter as he inspects your tree full of homemade ornaments; he might even leave behind an extra gift for all your efforts!


Homemade Christmas Decorations

Handprint Art Santa JarsWant to feel as jolly as Old Saint Nick himself? Guide your little ones through these Santa crafts and use the final results to decorate your home for the holidays. Whether you and your kids make decorations for your family's holiday get-together or simply want to make a cherished Christmas keepsake, these Santa craft ideas will leave you feeling festive. In fact, you'll love these Santa crafts for kids so much that you'll use them to decorate the house year after year. Father Christmas himself is sure to be filled with holiday cheer once he sees these charming homemade Christmas decorations.


Discover even more Christmas crafts for kids in our collection of 55 Fun Kids' Craft Ideas for Homemade Christmas Decorations!


Other Easy Santa Crafts

Handprint Santa CardIt's no secret that the holiday season is incredibly busy. Between wrapping presents and preparing for Kris Kringle's big visit, there's a lot to do. Luckily, each one of these easy Santa crafts is perfect for keeping the kids entertained as you check items off your Yuletide to-do list. Your little elves can draft a letter to Santa, create a homemade Christmas card for someone they love, or even make a Santa beard and pretend to be Old Saint Nick himself. Nothing gets kids in the holiday spirit like creating Christmas-themed art projects! 

12 Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids to Make

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12 Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids to Make!





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