Christmas Crafts for Kids

The best thing about Christmas crafts for kids is that they help kids get into the spirit of things while fueling their creativity too!

Here are a few Christmas crafts for kids your children will love.

Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

Try these easy Christmas crafts for kids and let us know what you think!

Paper Plate Christmas Tree

Materials you will need:

  • Paper plates
  • Colorful pom poms
  • Glue
  • Green paint
  • Tape

Instructions: Find the center of your paper plate and cut out a quarter of the plate. Then, roll it up in the form of a cone and seal it with tape from the inside. Once your entire plate looks like a cone, paint it green to make it look like a Christmas tree. Finally, when the paint dries out, decorate it with colorful pom poms using glue! This is one of the best DIY Christmas crafts for kids.

Pom Pom Ornaments

Here’s another awesome example of easy Christmas crafts for kids. 

Materials you will need for –

Santa Belt Ornament:

  • Pom pom
  • Gold point pen
  • Glass ornament
  • Black tape

Instructions: Take a red pom pom and put it inside your glass/plastic ornament. Wrap the ornament with black tape to make it look like Santa’s wearing a belt! Add the finishing touches by using your gold point pen to draw Santa’s belt. For more Christmas craft ideas for kids, continue to read!

Reindeer Ornament

Materials required:

  • Pom pom
  • Reindeer sticker
  • Glass ornament

Instructions: Put your pom pom inside the ornament, and stick your reindeer sticker right on the center of the ornament! It’s so simple, isn’t it? And it’s one of the best examples of Christmas arts and crafts for kids.

You could also use Osmo’s Masterpiece, an interactive drawing game, to draw a reindeer with ease. This reindeer could then serve as a sticker for your ornament! Check out Masterpiece now.

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See-Through Snowman Ornament

Materials required:

  • Pom poms
  • Glass ornament
  • Paint and brush
  • Paint pens

Instructions: Take your pom poms and place them inside your ornament. Paint a majority of the ornament, but leave some space to draw an outline of a snowman. Use your paint pens to draw your snowman any which way you please! Read the rest of our article for more Christmas crafts for kids.

Toilet Roll Reindeer

Looking for more ideas for Christmas arts and crafts for kids? We’ve got you covered. 

You’ll need the following materials:

  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Sandpaper / Brown paint
  • Googly eyes
  • Red artificial berries / Pom poms / Buttons
  • Ribbon
  • Brown pipe cleaners
  • Glue

Instructions: Paint your toilet paper rolls brown, or cover your toilet paper with sandpaper. Then, make holes so you could place your brown pipe cleaners through these holes. (to make it look like the reindeer’s antlers!) Next, attach a red berry or pom pom or button on your toilet paper roll for the reindeer’s nose. Next, add your googly eyes, and hang your toilet roll reindeers with a ribbon!

Tissue Paper Wreath

Materials required for one of the best DIY Christmas crafts for kids:

  • Tissue paper
  • Paper plate
  • Green paint
  • Pom poms and sequins
  • Ribbon
  • Glue
  • Pencil

Instructions: Cut out the shape of a circular wreath using a white paper plate. Next, paint several tissue squares green, and stick those tissue squares all over your circular wreath with glue. Take your pencil (use the eraser end) to shape each tissue square. Decorate your wreath with pom poms, sequins, and glitter (this step is optional) and hang it with a ribbon.

Christmas Gnome

Here’s another great example of Christmas crafts for kids to make at home.

Materials you will need:

  • Foam cone
  • Mason jar
  • Glue
  • 4 colors of craft felt paper: red, white, blue, and tan
  • Black marker
  • Black ribbon

Instructions: Take your foam cone and wrap it around with your red felt using glue. Next, wrap your mason jar using blue felt. Glue the lid of your jar so that the cone can sit tight, right on top. Decorate your jar with a beard (using your white felt), and cut out the shape of a box using tan felt for the face of your gnome. You could use the same felt to cut out tiny boots for your gnome too! Make the eyes with your black marker, and your Christmas Gnome is complete. You could also add the finishing touches with a black ribbon right in the middle of the jar, to make a belt for your gnome.

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