100+ Christmas Crafts for Kids
I love a good set of easy Christmas crafts for kids ideas that I can come back to each year.
Let me tell you, if you are on the hunt for Christmas craft ideas, you are in the right place.
I’ve compiled a list of over 100 Christmas kids crafts that include the absolute cutest ideas to get your littles into the holiday spirit.
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In this massive list I’ll be sharing santa crafts, Christmas tree crafts, snow globe crafts and so much more!
See Also: Christmas Preschool Lesson Plans
These lesson plans are wonderful to bring out for younger children as a fun way to learn about the alphabet, color recognition, shapes, counting and more!
100+ Christmas Crafts for Kids
Here are some of the best ideas I have found that involve quality time, fun craft ideas and preschool Christmas crafts for a great time.
These will surely work for both younger children and older children.
We love bringing forth these holiday crafts on winter break during the Christmas season.
I hope that you enjoy these epic list of fun ideas and that you try some out on Christmas Eve and Christmas morning.
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Christmas Tree Stick Craft
Easy Christmas Tree Craft
Dot Sticker Christmas Craft
Snowflake Paper Plate
Snowman Ornament Craft
Santa Hat Ornament
Christmas Wreath Craft
Christmas Eve Box Craft
Decorate a Christmas Tree
Christmas Lights Finger painting
Snowman Stacking Boxes
Candy Cane Craft
The true meaning of Christmas is special moments we share with the ones we love.
Christmas gifts are great but the real gift is more than we can imagine.
The good news is I have a ton of fun Christmas Activities that are filled with paper crafts and more – of all different kinds of Christmas categories.
I’ve categorized the best Christmas crafts into the following categories:
In this list, I’ll be covering:
Christmas Tree Crafts for Kids
Santa Crafts for Kids
Snowflake Crafts for Kids
Ornament Crafts for Kids
DIY Christmas Crafts
Elf Crafts for Kids
Snow Globe Crafts
Gingerbread Crafts for Kids
Christmas Cards Crafts for Kids
I hope these ideas are so so helpful and that you find the best way to bring these to good use whether in a homeschool classroom, school setting or even just for fun on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.
Share with me in the comments below the perfect Christmas craft idea that you picked and tried.
Which was a good idea for you and your family?
Which did you attempt and try with older kids?
What about for younger kids?
Lots of these craft ideas include so many benefits such as fine motor skills, hand eye coordination and creativity.
Christmas Tree Crafts
The first thing I think about when I set forth a craft, is a Christmas tree craft. It is one of those crafts for kids that include a bit of educational learning such as the triangular shape, the color green and more.
It is a fun one and one that we never miss when bringing forth a simple tree shape craft.
Paper plate Christmas Tree – Made to be a Momma
Lacing Christmas Tree – Little Bins for Little Hands
Paper Strip Christmas Tree Craft – Messy Little Monsters
Paper Loops Christmas Tree – The Resourceful Mama
Scrap Yarn Christmas Tree – Kids Craft Room
Pasta Craft – Montessori from the Heart
Crafts Sticks – Fun Crafts Kids
Accordion Paper Christmas Tree – Easy Peasy and Fun
Santa Claus crafts are so much fun. Not only can you talk about the color red and white, you can create simple epic santa crafts with certain textures such as cotton balls and more. These santa craft ideas are one of our favorites because they can be so easy to put together.
Santa Claus Craft – Arty Crafty Kids
Santa Craft – The Best Ideas for Kids
Cardboard Roll Santa Claus Craft – Artsy Crafty Mom
Santa Handprint Craft – Mombrite
Paper Plate Santa – Messy Little Monster
Toilet Roll Santa Craft – Simple Everyday Mom
Santa Craft – Buggy and Buddy
Santa Log Craft – Frugal Coupon Living
Christmas is all about the red nosed reindeer, right? This is a fun set of craft ideas that can be implemented while watching the classic movie Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer!
Popsicle Stick Reindeer Craft – Artsy Craftsy Mom
Toilet paper roll reindeer – The Resourceful Mama
Reindeer puppet – Simple Everyday Mom
Accordion Reindeer – Kids Craft Room
Newspaper Reindeer – I Heart Crafty Things
Cardboard Reindeer – Frugal Fun for Boys
Paper Bag Reindeer – Our Kid Things
Wooden Reindeer Ornament – Homemade Heather
We love simple crafts that involve snowflakes. We can talk about the color blue and these are wonderful to create using popsicle sticks!
Lego Painted Snowflake – Happy Toddler Playtime
Handprint Snowflake – No Time for Flashcards
Coffee Filter Snowflakes – Happy Hooligans
Paper Plate Yarn Snowflake – I Heart Crafty Things
Snowflake Painted Stones – Non Toy Gifts
Pour Painted Snowflakes – Twitchetts
Paper Plate Snowflake – Messy Little Monster
Handprint Snowflake – The Pinterested Parent
Christmas Ornament Crafts
What is Christmas without a fun set of ornament crafts for kids? In this list you’ll find the many fun ways we like to go about decorating ornaments for a fun activity to try out.
Snowman Ornament – Arty Crafty Kids
Homemade Ornaments – The Decorated Cookie
Christmas Ornaments – Crafting Jeannie
Christmas Tree Ornaments – Projects with Kids
Salt Dough Ornaments – The Best Ideas for Kids
Felt Candy Ornaments – Happiness is Homemade
Let it Snow Ornament – Crafts by Amanda
Craft Stick Ornament – The Resourceful Mama
Snowman Crafts for Kids
Cute snowman crafts are the sweetest. I love how each of them turn out when complete. My children love to use cotton balls and fun manipulatives when decorating their snowman crafts.
Foam Cup Snowman Craft – Crafts by Amanda
Paper Plate Snowman – Easy Peasy and Fun
Doily Snowman – Cratulate
Resist Art Snowman – Crafts on Sea
Paper Snowman – Fireflies and Mudpies
Paper Plate Snowman – Simple Everyday Mom
Felt Board Snowman – Crafts by Amanda
Melting Snowman – Messy Little Monster
DIY Christmas Crafts
There are a lot amazing Christmas craft ideas out there. Here you’ll find a fun set of homemade DIY crafts for Christmas.
Recycled Egg Carton Snowmen – Views from a Stepstool
Handmade Gifts – The Crazy Craft Lady
Candy Cane Reindeer – One Little Project
Handprint Crafts – Pinkie for Pink
Fingerprint Lightbulb Frame – That’s What Che Said
Gift bags – Crafty Morning
Pine Cone Christmas Craft – Hello Wonderful
Paint Chip Christmas Trees – Messy Little Monster
Elf Craft Ideas
Little elf crafts for kids are the cutest! I love the green colors that go into them and all the fun it takes to set these little guys up each Christmas.
Paper Cup Elf – Fireflies and Mudpies
Paper Cone Elf – Our Kid Things
Cardboard Tube Elves – Arty Crafty Kids
Elf Popsicle Stick Craft – Simple Everyday Mom
Paper Elf – Non Toy Gifts
Elf Kid Crafts – A More Crafty Life
Elf Themed Crafts – Wonderful DIY
Elf Clay Pot Craft – Darcy and Brian
Snow Globe Crafts
Have you ever shook a snow globe on Christmas Day? They are amazing and so much fun for children. Here are a few snow globe crafts you can try out with your littles as well.
Plastic Paper Plate Snow Globe – Red Ted Art
Paper Snow Globe – Our Kid Things
Paper Plate Snow Globe – Frugal Mo Meh
DIY Snow Globes – Sugar Spice and Glitter
DIY Winter Snow Globe – Life Over Cs
Paper Snow Globes – Happiness is Homemade
Paper Christmas Tree Snow Globe – Mom Brite
DIY Snow Globe Craft – Fun Thrifty Mom
Gingerbread Crafts for Kids
We love seeing gingerbread crafts this time of year. All the colors and fun that go into these crafts are so cute! I love bringing out the Gingerbread book around this time while creating our little crafts together.
Gingerbread Men Craft – Socal Field Trips
Cardboard Roll Gingerbread – Our Kid Things
Sponge Painted Gingerbread Cookies – Artsy Momma
Shape Gingerbread Men – No Time for Flashcards
Toilet Paper Roll Gingerbread – Meaningful Mama
Stuffed Gingerbread Man Craft – School Time Snippets
Simple Gingerbread Craft – The inspired Treehouse
Gingerbread Kids Craft – A More Crafty Life
Homemade Christmas Cards Craft
Have you ever received a Christmas card around the holidays?
They are the sweetest and even more sweet when your littles craft up a Christmas card that came from their imagination.
Here are some ideas to try out in your preschool classroom, homeschool setting or just for fun!
Q Tip Painted Tree Card – Creative Child
Reindeer Fingerprint Card – Made in the Dessert
Elf Card Template – The Best Ideas for Kids
Homemade Christmas Tree Card – Buggy and Buddy
Reindeer Cards – Kates Creative Space
Handprint Christmas Cards – Arty Crafty Kids
Fingerprint Lights Christmas Card – The Joy Sharing
String Art Christmas Cards – Hello Wonderful
Christmas Decorations and Supplies
These are all wonderful items to use in craft projects that are easy peasy and fun for the whole family to use.
We love making easy homemade gifts with these easy crafts.
For example, we like using the paper plates to make a Paper Plate Christmas Wreath.
The popsicle sticks are a great way to create Popsicle Stick Christmas trees.
Little hands can practice making a paper Christmas tree with construction paper.
These are just some ideas we have tried and truly loved with a bit of improvisation but they still worked out lovely.
Christmas time is a wonderful time to be around family members so these supplies and ideas are a perfect way to set our a fun project or a set of Christmas party games for young children and the entire family.
I hope you have a wonderful holiday season filled with so much Christmas carols, joy and blessings.
And, that you try some of these great ideas with kids of all ages.
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