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When the cold weather sets in and gets get out of school for winter break it's either keep them busy or pull your hair out. I get it. I've been there. These 10 easy kids Christmas crafts (plus a few bonus ones at the bottom) will help keep your little ones busy and keep your sanity in check just a little bit longer.
10 Easy Kids Christmas Crafts
If you are looking for a good science experiment that will turn out some great decor as well I shared our Let it Snow Borax Snowman Craft with Free Printable. Also for parents, you can try out our DIY Snowman Wine Glass Candle Holder.
Also if you are doing that mischievous Elf on the Shelf Character we have 75 Elf on The Shelf Ideas.
For something a bit less messy your kids can make a felt and button Christmas Tree Ornament like this one from Hands On as We Grow. This is a great way to decorate your Christmas tree. You can find groups of assorted buttons of all shapes, sizes, and colors.
Again using the washable kids paint this Paint Hand Print and Footprints paintings are a great idea. Make Snowmen and Christmas trees from yours kids hands and feet. This is a great gift idea for grandparents.
Using the handprint paint idea you can make this hand print wreath with a Christmas poem inside!
Ok seriously how cute is this Snowflake art! It's really easy for the kids. The parents do all the works by preparing the table and putting the design with tape on the stretched canvas. My kids are going to love this! Put tape in the shape of a snowflake on a canvas, then give them blue paints or whatever colors and let them have fun! You can do many other designs too, Christmas Trees, Wreaths, and even a present and ties and real bow on it.
Did you know you can buy craft sticks (aka popsicle sticks) for cheap by the 100s. Using them to make crafts like these Popsicle stick snowmen or the ones below will be a cheap way to keep you kids busy!
Like I said above you can buy the popsicle sticks really cheap by the 100s and there are so many great craft ideas with them! Like these Popsicle stick ornaments!
This is a great Dollar Tree craft. This Flower Pot Reindeer Bell Ornament is easy to make and cheap! Plus how cute is it?
Another handprint and footprint idea that is just too cute to pass up! This Reindeer handprint and footprint Plate make another great gift for grandparents.
These DIY Santa Cups are made with Solo Cups and Black Electrical tape then a washer hot glued on! SO EASY! These are great to put snacks in to give to family and friends!
Bonus #11 craft!
This DIY Snowman button art is a super fun craft and makes some great home decor!
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