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15 Gorgeous Christmas Crafts for Kids

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We’ve got 15 of the most gorgeous Christmas craft ideas for kids – perfect for getting busy with during the school holidays! 

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Fork Painted Christmas Trees 
fork painted Christmas tree picture

These lovely Christmas trees are fun to paint and look great strung up as festive bunting. Get the fork painted Christmas tree craft here. 

Fairy light Christmas card 
homemade Christmas card with chain of fairy lights across the card

Super simple Christmas card craft for kids to make. We just love these fairy light cards – such a great idea – get the fairy light Christmas card craft from The Mum Diaries. 

Paper Mache Christmas baubles 
paper mâché snowman bauble hung in a Scandinavian style Christmas tree

Paper mâché Christmas baubles are great to make with kids – you can make them any size you like and decorate them however you wish, they make great little keep-sakes  – get the paper mâché bauble craft here. 

Throwing a kids party Grab our alternative party bag ideas here and skip the junky plastic tat bags! 

Melted Crayon Christmas Trees
green Christmas tree mould filled with melted wax crayons

Use up all the broken crayons by making these cool little melted crayon Christmas trees from Me Them & The Others

Glitter Tape Baubles 
silver glittery tape bauble hung in silver Christmas tree

Glitter tape baubles are such a great homemade decoration and a lovely craft for kids to get busy with. They look so nice hung on the tree. Get the glitter tape bauble craft from Hodge Podge Days. 

Snowflake Ornaments 
glittery snowflake lollipop stick decorations

Our glittery snowflake craft is perfect for younger children and looks oh so lovely hung up in the windows or on the Christmas tree – get the glittery snowflakes craft here. 

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Cupcake Elf Crafts 

Turn a simple paper cupcake holder into a super cute Elf! Get the cupcake elf craft from The Gingerbread House. 

Paper Roll Santa 
santa made from a toilet roll

Super cute little Santa paper roll craft for kids from Curious and Geeks. We’re thinking a whole army of these lined up would be cute! Maybe use them as bowling pins! 

Handprint Wreath 

Christmas wreath made from green handprints

Create a beautiful paper wreath from simple handprints – get the handprint wreath craft from Hodge Podge Days.

Frosty Star Stained Glass Windows
Frosty star stained glass window craft instructions

Help the kids create a simple starry night stained glass window – use stripes of tissue paper and black card for this beautiful craft. Get the stained glass window craft here. 

Stained Glass Lantern 
stained glass tea light holder craft made by kids

We just love these beautiful little stained glass lanterns from Crafts on Sea – used with little battery tea-lights they look so sweet shining in the dark. Get the stained glass lantern craft from Crafts on Sea here. 

Simple Christmas Cards 
simple christmas cards for toddlers to make, simple ribbon christmas card, simple button christmas card, simple shape christmas card, daisies and pie

Go contemporary with the kids crafts and try out one of these lovely simple Christmas card designs. Get the Christmas card craft here. 

Easy to Make Iced Christmas Biscuits
tiny iced snowman biscuit

Just how adorable are these little iced Christmas biscuits? Just so sweet! Perfect little Christmas bake for making with the kids. You can get the recipe for the iced Christmas biscuits over on Life Unexpected. 

Paper Gingerbread House 
paper gingerbread house. Text overlay saying "gingerbread house paper craft template"

The easiest way to make a gingerbread house! Get this gorgeous paper craft gingerbread house template over on Mrs Mactivity and check out her other festive crafts whilst you’re there. 

Scrunched Paper Snowman 
snowman collage made from scrunched up paper

Just who doesn’t love a snowman?! Grab the scrunchy paper snowman craft over on Crafts on Sea.

Loads more ideas for family celebrations here!

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