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Christmas Crafts: Simple Christmas crafts for kids

Eloise Nelson

16 December 2020

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4 minutes

It’s time to get crafty! These simple Christmas crafts for kids are tried and tested, and they’re as fun as they are easy, we promise! We’ve picked crafts that only use simple supplies, so if you don’t have them already, you’ll be able to find them easily.

From making a snowman out of toilet roll to making some special Christmas trees, these little crafts will make your home feel extra festive, plus they’re super fun to make!

  1. Glitter Christmas Tree

    This great glitter Christmas tree will add a little bit more magic to your Christmas crafts, plus it’s really simple and you can get as creative as you like.

    What you’ll need:
    - Paper
    - PVA glue
    - Glitter Buy on Amazon now
    - Plate
    - Pens for decorations



  2. Fork Christmas Tree

    A slightly different way to paint a Christmas Tree, this painting with a fork is just something a little bit different!

    What you’ll need:
    - Paper
    - Paints
    - Fork
    - Paint brush
    - Paper and scissors to make mini decorations

  3. Card Christmas Tree

    These Christmas trees made out of card make a great addition to any festive display, and you can make it as creative as you like!

    What you’ll need:
    -Toilet roll
    - Paper
    - Pens and paint for decorations
    - Scissors
    - Ribbon Buy on Amazon now
    - You could use some glitter card to decorate Buy on Amazon now

  4. Christmas Baubles

    These DIY Christmas Baubles will be a great addition to your Christmas Tree, and you'll be able to use them for years to come too! 

    Things you'll need: 
    - Magic Tree bauble decorator Buy on Amazon now 
    - AA Batteries 
    - Pens to decorate

     

  5. Christmas Slime

    Who doesn't like slime! Why not try out making some special melting snow slime this year at Christmas? It's really fun! 

    Things you'll need: 
    - Water
    - Glue 
    - Baking Powder
    - Saline Solution Buy on Amazon now 
    - Googley eyes Buy on Amazon now 
    - Card for the nose 
    - Raisins 
    - Two small sticks

  6. Sock Snowmen

    Got some odd socks lying around? Put them to good use and make these lovely little sock snowmen that will look adorable on your Christmas display! 

    Things you'll need: 
    - Odd socks
    - Pens for decorating 
    - Pipe cleaners Buy on Amazon now
    - Hairbands 
    - Rice

  7. Christmas Snowmen

    If you’ve got leftover toilet rolls, put them to good use to make these snowmen crafts.

    What you’ll need:
    - Toilet roll
    - Paper
    - PVA glue Buy on Amazon now
    - Scissors
    - Cellotape
    - Pipe cleaners Buy on Amazon now
    - Googley eyes Buy on Amazon now
    - Mini pom-poms Buy on Amazon now
    - Pens and pencils to decorate

     

  8. Christmas Tree Origami

    This special little craft only needs 3 things to do! A really simple origami Christmas tree that’s great for the little ones too.

    What you’ll need:
    - Paper
    - Scissors
    -Ruler
    You could even use some coloured paper, Buy on Amazon now


Don’t forget to share any of your creations with us on Instagram or Facebook!

Enjoyed our video tutorials for these Christmas crafts for kids? Check out some of our other blogs for more festive cheer:

Elf on the Shelf ideas | Must see Christmas Films | Best Christmas Days Out | Your Royal Mail Letter to Santa | Autumn and Winter Indoor Activities

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Eloise Nelson

16 December 2020

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Eloise is an Online Content Executive at Day Out With The Kids. Originally from beautiful Somerset and now living in Birmingham, she can often be found enjoying the outdoors or exploring new places.