20 Christmas Crafts For Kids

by Heather Smith on December 18, 2013 · 17 comments

20 Christmas Crafts For Kids

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The kids are home and you’ve got an afternoon to kill. Why not spend it creating something they can proudly display during the holiday season and you can put away for a keepsake.

We’ve found 20 Christmas crafts that are both fun and functional. If you make something, we’d love to see it!

  1. Toilet Paper Roll Snowmen
  2. Paper Plate Angel
  3. Gingerbread Paint Recipe
  4. Sock Snowman
  5. Ho Ho Ho Santa Craft
  6. Gingerbread Cloud Dough and Clay
  7. Reindeer Craft
  8. Snow Playdough
  9. Handprint Keepsake Craft
  10. Gingerbread Slime
  11. Popsicle Stick Snowflakes
  12. Christmas Tree of Hearts
  13. Paper Christmas Stocking
  14. Snow Globe Snowman Craft
  15. Shivery Snow Paint
  16. Handprint Santa
  17. Glitter Pen Stars
  18. Candle Holder
  19. Handprint Reindeer Hat
  20. Pumpkin Pie Spice Salt Dough Ornaments

(instructions show using with “fall” cutouts with the salt dough, simply use winter/holiday cutouts)

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1 Sandra VanHoey December 18, 2013 at 7:53 AM

The kids here have been wanting to make things for Christmas, lots of great fun ideas here. Thanks for sharing

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2 alicia k (Petite Pilates Pixie) December 18, 2013 at 8:15 AM

we’ve made sock snowmen before! very fun

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3 Tanya Holland December 18, 2013 at 12:19 PM

Me and my girls love to make holiday crafts and handmade gifts. We’ll be doing a lot for the rest of this week.I love finding new ideas too.

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4 ellen beck December 19, 2013 at 2:21 AM

Lots of fun crafts there! I adore ornaments children make they are wonderful keepsakes and something that can be put on thee tree year after year.

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5 Julie Wood December 19, 2013 at 10:26 AM

I love doing Craft projects and making them for Christmas every year. There are some really great projects to make here. I like the Candle Holder one!

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6 judy gardner December 19, 2013 at 1:46 PM

such great ideas! i especially like the Gingerbread Cloud Dough and Clay and the Gingerbread Slime (yes, we like gingerbread around here – lol!)

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7 Rosie December 19, 2013 at 1:51 PM

There are great ideas here – to tide you over the snow days and the “I’m bored” days, and let’s have some fun days!!! I like that most of them can be done with supplies you already most likely have, or a small amount of money!

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8 Stephen December 19, 2013 at 6:32 PM

That’s a great list of Christmas crafts. Thanks for sharing!

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9 RANDY FULGHAM December 20, 2013 at 1:40 PM

this is a great ideal-thanks for sharing

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10 Jenn S (FotoJennic) December 21, 2013 at 10:44 AM

Oh thank you for this list!! Here goes another hour lost pinning, lol.

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11 Mary Dailey December 21, 2013 at 12:48 PM

Such great projects. Even though it’s close to Christmas I will save some of these for next year!

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12 Michelle F. December 22, 2013 at 12:58 AM

So many cute ideas. Will be saving this.

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13 Nancy December 24, 2013 at 9:22 AM

These are cute projects. I especially like the Handprint Keepsake Craft!

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14 Lisa Brown December 25, 2013 at 8:53 AM

the sock snowmen are darling and a great idea…love it :)

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15 Lisa Kerr December 25, 2013 at 9:42 AM

These decotations are awesome! There is nothing like homemade decorations made by your children!

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16 Andrina G December 26, 2013 at 3:06 PM

The handprint reindeer hat looks fun. My daughter always wants me to trace her hand.

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17 Christina Strapp January 10, 2014 at 12:10 AM

A lot of these are really cute. Will have to save this for next year.

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