With Christmas right around the corner, we bet the younger ones are excited for the holiday and eager to create some themed crafts and decorations. Here we selected the most creative and fun crafts to have some quality family time together! You can use them to decorate the house and the Christmas tree or make several with the help of the whole family and gift them to your loved ones, family and friends!
Glitter Acorn Ornaments
These gorgeous Glitter Acorn Ornaments are so easy to make that the children can do it themselves! To make, you’ll need to have some clean acorns and to tie a ribbon to the small stem on the acorn cap(you can use a little dab of glue to secure it in place). Then, use a paint brush and spread glue thoroughly around the acorn, leaving out the cap. Sprinkle the acorn with lots and lots of glitter, give it a good shake to remove the excess and let it dry. Your beautiful ornaments are ready! You can use them on the Christmas tree, on plants, around the house, anywhere you feel like it!
Olaf Sock Snowman
These adorable Olaf Sock Snowman are the perfect craft to involve the kids in. To make it, you’ll need:
- 1 bobby sock;
- Rice to fill it (approximately 1 ⅓ cups of rice);
- 2 1-inch white pom poms;
- Large googly eyes;
- Adhesive-backed black felt and a tiny piece of orange felt;
- 3 clear hair elastics;
- Hot glue gun and glue.
After getting the supplies, check out the easy instructions over at One Creative Mommy! You can also try this different DIY by Ciao Mama which is also adorable!
Candy Cane Christmas Tree
These adorable candy cane Christmas tree make a great addition to your live tree, and also make for some quality family-time crafting hour. You can get the detailed instructions over at Mom On Timeout, and the only supplies you’ll need are:
Simple and easy!
- Green felt;
- Yellow foam;
- Beads and other assorted embellishments;
- Craft glue or hot glue.
This incredible snow glove looks expensive and hard to make, but it’s actually just the opposite. It’ll definitely be the children’s favorite craft! Check out the instructions over at Mollymoo Crafts.
Candy Inspired Wreath
This beautiful wreath will be a Christmas sensation! The kids can easily tie red and white tulle on a styrofoam wreath and the adults can finish the decor by hot gluing decorative ornaments. Fun for the whole family!
Popsicle Stick Ornaments
These cute Popsicle Stick Christmas Ornaments are incredibly fun to make and will encourage and bring out all the creativity from the kids. So many possibilities! They can create:
- Santa Claus;
Using different colors and ornaments, they can create anything their minds can think of! Get the supplies list here!
Pinecone Christmas Tree
These gorgeous small Christmas trees can be made with pinecones, green paint, small embellishments and plaster of Paris as an easy snowy-looking base. Don’t they look amazing? Get more details here!
Pom Pom Ornaments
These fluffy and adorable ornaments are the perfect craft to include all the kids in, doesn’t matter the age. You can create different designs, like candy corn, wreaths and different shapes, you’ll only need imagination! To make them, you’ll only need to glue pom poms onto cardboard cut into the desired shape and add a ribbon or string to hang it. Easy peasy!
Toilet Paper Rolls Santa
These incredibly cute Santa Claus are easy to make and the supplies list only includes cheap supplies that you’ll probably already have at home. So gather it around and let the kids have fun! Get the detailed instructions here!
Reindeer Candy Canes
These adorable reindeer made out of candy corns are incredibly easy and fun to make, making it the perfect craft for the little ones. You can use them on your Christmas tree, hand out as party favors or include on the gift wraps!
Hand Painted Ornament
These creative ornaments are incredibly interesting, and the process to make them can include the whole family: from the older to the little ones. It’s fun for the whole family! You can use the whole hand to create the design from the photo or only use the thumbprints for a different reindeer shape, like this DIY from Little Bit Funky. Doesn't it look awesome?!
Family is not an important thing. It's everything. - Michael J. Fox
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