Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids: Fun and Festive Activities

2 min
Dec 15, 2023

Get ready to deck the halls with festive fun as we dive into a world of easy Christmas crafts and activities for kids, guaranteed to fill your home with holiday spirit!

The holiday season is here, and what better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by engaging in creative and fun Christmas crafts and activities with your kids? Crafting together is not only a great way to bond but also an excellent opportunity to encourage your children's creativity and imagination. Let's explore a variety of easy Christmas crafts that are perfect for kids of all ages. So, gather your craft supplies and let the festive fun begin!

Christmas Tree Ornaments

Decorating the Christmas tree is a cherished tradition, and making your own ornaments can add a personal touch to your holiday decor. Here's a simple craft idea:


  1. Craft foam or coloured paper
  2. Glitter glue, sequins, and stickers
  3. Ribbon or string
  4. Scissors and glue


  1. Cut* out various shapes like stars, hearts, or snowflakes from the craft foam or paper.
  2. Decorate the shapes using glitter glue, sequins, and stickers.
  3. Attach a ribbon or string to each ornament for hanging.
    *Note: Just remember, when using scissors, always make sure an adult is present!


Handmade Christmas Cards

Encourage your kids to spread holiday cheer by making their own Christmas cards.


  1. Blank cards or coloured paper folded in half
  2. Markers, coloured pencils, or crayons
  3. Stickers, glitter, and other embellishments
  4. Stamps and ink pads (optional)


  1. Let your kids get creative by drawing or writing heartfelt messages on the cards.
  2. They can also use stickers, glitter, and other embellishments to decorate the cards.
  3. Consider using stamps and ink pads to add festive images.


Gingerbread House Decorating

Building and decorating gingerbread houses is a beloved holiday activity. You can opt for a gingerbread house kit or make your own from graham crackers for a simpler version.


  1. Graham crackers (or gingerbread pieces from a kit)
  2. Icing
  3. Assorted candies and sprinkles


  1. Assemble the gingerbread house by using icing as the "glue."
  2. Let your kids go wild decorating their houses with candies, sprinkles, and icing details.


Paper Plate Wreaths

Create festive Christmas wreaths using paper plates and some basic craft supplies.


  1. Paper plates
  2. Green paint and paintbrush
  3. Red ribbon or bow
  4. Glue
  5. Small pom-poms or sequins


  1. Paint the paper plates green and let them dry.
  2. Once dry, glue red ribbon or a bow to the bottom of the plate.
  3. Decorate the wreath with small pom-poms or sequins.


Reindeer Antlers

Transform your kids into Santa's little helpers with these adorable reindeer antlers.


  1. Brown construction paper
  2. Scissors
  3. Glue
  4. Googly eyes
  5. Red pompom or red paper for the nose


  1. Cut the brown construction paper into strips and make antler shapes.
  2. Glue the antlers onto a headband made of the same paper.
  3. Add googly eyes and a red nose, and your little reindeer are ready to go!

These easy Christmas crafts are not only enjoyable but also a fantastic way to create lasting memories during the holiday season. Whether you're making ornaments, crafting cards, or decorating gingerbread houses, the joy and creativity your children experience will surely make this Christmas memorable. So, get crafting and let the holiday spirit fill your home with love and laughter. Happy holidays!

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