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20 New Year’s Eve Crafts for Kids

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Do you do the big New Year’s Eve party thing? I know that holiday tradition has shifted for a lot of us now that we’re moms! Whether you throw a party with other families or stay home with your own brood, it’s fun to close out the holiday season with a New Year’s Eve exclamation point. These easy New Year’s Eve craft ideas can be made ahead of time in that after Christmas lull, or let the kids create them at the party, as an activity or favor.

New Years Eve Crafts for Kids

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There are some great poppers: DIY Confetti Poppers, Easy Party Poppers, and Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes…and several fun noisemakers. There’s even a Noisemaker Centerpiece. The ball drop is an important part of any New Year’s Eve celebration, so you’ll want to have a DIY New Year’s Eve Ball, Cupcake Liner Disco Ball, New Year’s Eve Countdown Craft for Kids, or New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Craft! The Bow Tie Glasses, New Year’s Eve Tic-Tac Printable, DIY Happy New Year Garland, Paper Fortune Cookies, and New Year Wreath make great party decorations. The Fireworks Painting, Paper Plate Party Animal, Fireworks Ring Craft, and Wishing Wand are fun activities the kids can do while waiting for the midnight hour.

1. DIY New Year’s Eve Ball :: Tatertots & Jello, Submitted by Cleverly Inspired

Noisemaker Party Craft Idea for Kids

2. Noisemakers :: Martha Stewart
Kids Party Craft Bow Tie Glasses
3. Bow Tie Glasses :: Divine Party Concepts, Designed by Le Cupcakerie
Party Craft DIY Confetti Poppers For Kids
4. DIY Confetti Poppers ;: Alpha Mom
Firework Painting Craft for Kids
5 Fireworks Painting :: Fantastic Fun and Learning
Kids Noisemaker Centerpiece Party Craft Idea
6. Noisemaker Centerpiece :: Martha Stewart

Kids New Year Noisemaker Bottle Craft for Boys Parties

7. New Year Noisemaker Bottle :: Kiboomu Kids Songs
Kids Party Craft Easy Party Poppers
8. Easy Party Poppers :: Craftaholics Anonymous, Submitted by Life Created
Party Craft Paper Plate Party Animal For Kids
9. Paper Plate Party Animal :: Fun Family Crafts, Created by Crafts by Amanda
Kids Fireworks Ring Craft Party Idea
10. Fireworks Ring Craft :: Fantastic Fun and Learning
Party Craft Wishing Wand Kids Idea
11. Wishing Wand :: One Artsy Mama, Inspired by BabyCentre, Created by Nurture Store
12. New Year’s Eve Tic-Tac Printable :: Infarrantly Creative
13. New Year’s Noisemakers :: Alpha Mom, Submitted by Brenda Ponnay
Cupcake Liner Disco Ball Craft Idea for Kids
14. Cupcake Liner Disco Ball :: Edible Crafts, Created by Backstitch Baby, Inspired by Aunt Peaches, Inspired by Downtown Chic’s book cover
DIY Happy New Year Garland For Kids Party
15. DIY Happy New Year Garland :: Vicky Barone
16. New Year’s Eve Countdown Craft for Kids :: Cupcakes and Cutlery
17. New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Craft :: Happy Home Fairy
Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes Party Craft for Kids
18. Confetti Popper Toilet Paper Tubes :: Smashed Peas and Carrots
Party Craft Paper Fortune Cookies for Kids
19. Paper Fortune Cookies :: Bird’s Party
New Year Wreath For Kids Party Ideas
20. New Year Wreath :: Create Craft Love

Ring in the new year with these great party sources gathered by the team at Spaceships and Laser Beams.

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Maria Healey

Maria is a photographer to stylists and stylish brides, a failed newspaper journalist, retired waitress, and ex-paralegal. She is a new mom and Navy wife. Her son keeps things busy on the homefront, while making her husband’s deployments seem more like a cruise ship vacation. When she’s not writing blog posts for SS&LB, editing or taking photos, you can find her drinking coffee and building LEGO towers with her toddler son. She is currently based in Southern California, though that changes often.