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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
Before we dig in I also want to share, in case you are doing that mischievous Elf on the Shelf Character, we have 75 Elf on The Shelf Ideas.
This post started out with 10 ideas and since it is a highly popular year after year, I added 5 more at the bottom that requires a bit extra parent supervision but is just as fun!
A great hand on craft are these thumbprint Christmas lights and thumbprint reindeer from We Have It All. I suggest using washable kids paint to make sure the paint comes out of any clothing.
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 your kids hands and feet. This is a great gift idea for grandparents.
Using the handprint paint idea you can make this handprint 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 the 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!
Here are the 5 new ones I have added in. THey so require a bit more supervision but they make great decor around the hosue too!
Pinecone Christmas Decorations, Easy DIY Glitter Pinecones – This one is super easy but because of the spray adhesive a little extra parent supervision is a must.
DIY Santa Wine Glasses Votive Holders – These wine glasses are fund to paint and are really easy and make great decor on the mantle or table!
Snowman Wine Glass Candle Holder – This is another fun wine glass decor item and pair great with the Santa one above.
Let it Snow Borax Snowman Craft with Free Printable – This is a science experiment turned into home decor!
Please pin the crafts you like! While you are there make sure to follow The Frugal Navy Wife on Pinterest!
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