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13 Christmas Crafts for Kids

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Is the holiday excitement swirling at your house? Bet you’’ll like these Christmas crafts for kids— the ideas will keep them happily busy! The Hand Print Wreath is an especially charming version and the boys will love getting their hands and feet dirty making the Candy Cane Craft, Penguins, and Super Sweet Snowman Feet! Reindeer Drink Stirrers will spruce up your Christmas party eggnog.

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Check out the ornaments kids can make, too—! There are Paper Straw Christmas Trees, Yarn Ball Ornaments, and Snowman Ornaments. The other cute ideas in this post include an Egg Carton Reindeer Craft, Winter Luminaries, Paper Plate Elf Craft, Snowman Gifts in a Jar, and a delightful Christmas Kindness Countdown Chain. If you’’re looking for a new Christmas season tradition, Grow a Candy Cane is such a fun idea.

Ho-ho-ho! Christmas just got merrier!

Hand Print Wreath Kids Crafts for Kids

1. Hand Print Wreath :: My Name is Snickerdoodle 
Who knew tracing your child’s hand print on shades of green cardstock could result in this adorable and sentimental hand print wreath? Now, you do!
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2. Winter Luminaries :: Crafts by Amanda 
Using snow texture paint you can make these gorgeous winter luminaries that look like they are covered with freshly fallen snow! They are perfect for decking your holiday halls and are simple to make!
Kids Penguin Footprint Art Craft Idea
3. Penguin Footprint Art :: Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails 
Perfect for kids of all sizes and ages, this darling penguin footprint art project does require a little bit of adult supervision and some basic craft materials like black paint. But isn’t the result worth it? So cute!
Super Sweet Snowman Feet Kids Party Craft Idea
4. Super Sweet Snowman Feet :: House by Hoff 
Gift these super sweet snowman feet canvases to family members! They will love looking back at the tiny toes turned snowmen! Supplies are pretty simple, but the impact grand!
Reindeer Drink Stirrers Party Craft Idea for Kids
5. Reindeer Drink Stirrers :: Spaceships and Laser Beams 
Don’t you just love easy and inexpensive Christmas crafts? These reindeer drink stirrers incorporate products that can be found at your local dollar store and can be assembled in minutes! Score!

Egg Carton Reindeer Craft for Kids Christmas Party

6. Egg Carton Reindeer Craft for Christmas :: Crafty Morning, Inspired by Well Nourished Nest

Yarn Ball Ornaments for Kids Christmas Party Idea

7. Yarn Ball Ornaments :: By Stephanie Lynn, Submitted by Kristin of Write it Down 
Children will love DIYing their own yarn ball ornaments!  Some yarn, a foam ball, plus a few simple embellishments and instructions later and they’ll be adding a cute yarn ball to your Christmas tree!

Snowman Ornaments for Christmas Kid party Craft Idea

8. Snowman Ornaments for Christmas :: Crazy Little Projects 
Start saving all of those baby food jars (or get your friends with babies to save them for you)! You’ll be amazed how cute these snowman ornaments are made from the baby food jars and a little acrylic paint and a piece of ribbon for hanging!
Paper Plate Elft Craft for Kids to Make at Christmas
9. Paper Plate Elft Craft for Kids to Make at Christmas :: Crafty Morning 
Who doesn’t love a good paper plate and tissue paper art project? Kids will love crafting elves using glue, tissue paper and construction paper!
Grow a Candy Cane Kids Party Craft idea
10. Grow a Candy Cane :: Growing a Jeweled Rose, Inspired by 123 Homeschool 4 Me and Little Wonders’ Days

Kids Snowman Gifts in a Jar Ideas Craft for Christmas Party

11. Snowman Gifts in a Jar Ideas :: The Connections We Share 
Repurpose old lidded glass jars into these adorable snowman gifts in a jar! A simple sparkly snowman playdough recipe and a few craft supply embellishments later and you have a darling gift for your children to give to their friends!
Christmas Kindness Countdown Chain Party Craft Idea for Kids
12. Christmas Kindness Countdown Chain :: Coffee Cups and Crayons 
Help your children get into the true spirit of Christmas by downloading, printing and assembling this Christmas kindness countdown chain. Doing daily acts of service in the month of December is a great way to celebrate the season!
 Kids Decorative Paper Straw Christmas Tree Ornaments Party Craft Idea
13. Kids Decorative Paper Straw Christmas Tree Ornaments :: Simple As That, Submitted by Crafts by Courtney 
Grab your cute paper straws and get crafting these paper straw Christmas tree ornaments with your kids! This craft does require a bit of supervision because hot glue is involved.

Celebrate the holiday spirit with these festive craft ideas gathered by the team at Spaceships and Laser Beams…

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Layne Henderson

Layne is a boy mom in love. Surrounded by three adventurous little men, she's in pursuit of an empty laundry basket, the perfect cup of coffee, and sleep. She blogs, parents, and manages social media while wearing her tiara.