16 Christmas Crafts Kids Will Love – Part 1

 

Picture the scene (or, you might not even need to picture it if it's happening around you right now): Christmas is coming, the kids are on school vacation, and they're bored. They're relentlessly asking you what to do and it's driving you insane. The perfect solution is to get them doing any one of these awesome Christmas crafts. Not only will your children have something constructive to keep them busy, you'll end up with some cute new decorations that you can proudly hang on the tree for years to come.
Check out part 2 here:
17 Christmas Crafts Kids Will Love – Part 2

 

These woven snowflakes are stunning, but best attempted by older children.

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House Revivals

 

Cardboard from toilet rolls can be used for all sorts of Christmas crafts.

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You Pinspire Me

 

Old stemware can be painted to make gorgeous festive candle holders.

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Etsy

 

These rustic Christmas cards are surprisingly simple to make.

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Pinterest

 

These thumbprint Rudolph ornaments are adorable.

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Little Bit Funky

 

Kids of all ages can make a popsicle stick Christmas tree.

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Scholastic

 

Pinecones make wonderful Christmas trees.

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Creative Ideas

 

Pasta: the classic kids craft fallback. 

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DIY Enthusiasts

 

 

Try these cute hand print ornaments. 

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megduerksen.typepad.com

 

This felt flower ornament is beautiful.

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Flickr

 

Kids will love turning themselves into elves.

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Art With Ms Chiddo

 

These cupcake case Christmas trees are simple, yet effective.

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Tatertots and Jello

 

Santa's beard won't be finished until Christmas day. 

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Random Tuesdays

 

These construction paper wreaths are excellent!

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Our Small Town Idaho Life

 

This crate paper Christmas tree looks great.

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Crate Paper

 

These cute Christmas candy cane mice are just precious.

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Sewing Barefoot

Which of these craft ideas are your favorites? Let us know in the comments below! 

 

Check out part 2 here:
17 Christmas Crafts Kids Will Love – Part 2