14 Christmas Crafts for Kids: Craftmas Round Up!

The ultimate Kids Christmas craft extravaganza has begun with Craftmas! There’s isn’t a more perfect time of the year to get creative with your kids, so we wanted to share with you these fantastically festive, must-do crafts for Christmas!

Tia and Laura from Little Button Diaries » have brought together the most creative Insta-crafters from across the globe for a giant holly, jolly craft party, sharing with you, and each other, our favourite kids crafts for the festive season. We all swapped blogs for a day, and the resulting posts can be found below!

 

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Oh Creative Day on the Hobbycraft Blog: How to Make a Craftmas Reindeer Headband »

No party during the festive season is complete without a jolly headpiece! This simple reindeer headband, constructed from card and felt, can be made in under 30 minutes. Leave it plain or adorn it with pom poms and tissue paper to ramp up the Christmas cheer!

 

Hobbycraft

Hobbycraft on Oh Creative Day: Christmas Character Light Bulbs »

This fantastic project recycles old lightbulbs and turns them into fun baubles to use when decorating your home! What other creative critters could you make?

 

 

Little Button Diaries

Little Button Diaries on Art Camp LA: Polar Bear Snow Globe »

This sweet snow globe tutorial by Little Button Diaries uses our Plastic Fillable Snow Globe » to create a chilly scene! Follow along with their instructions to see how it’s done.

 

Art Camp LA

Art Camp LA on Little Button Diaries: Craftmas No-Sew Garland » 

Have a read of the above blog post by Art Camp LA to find out how to make not one, but three festive felt garlands! 

 

Creating Creatives

Creating Creatives on Handy With Scissors: Cardboard Christmas Tree »

These paper trees by Creating Creatives look fantastic and are so simple to make! What colour will you paint yours?

 

Handy With Scissors

Handy With Scissors on Make It Your Own: Holly Jolly Christmas Gift Boxes »

This effective tutorial allows you to produce fantastically on-trend wrapping paper by getting messy- what fun!

 

Make It Your Own

Make it Your Own on Creating Creatives: Scrap Painting Christmas Garland »

Another messy one next with Make it Your Own! Create a scrap painting garland by cutting out the interesting shapes and patterns you’ve made.

 

 

Teach Investigate Play

Teach. Investigate. Play on Smocks On: Cute Christmas Pom Pom Wreath »

This cute wreath by Teach. Investigate. Play. takes pom poms to the extreme! Why not pop some googly eyes on your creation in order to make some interesting creatures of your own?

 

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The Art Garden on Teach. Investigate. Play: How to Make a Winter Shadow Box »

The Art Garden is next with an excellent post about how to make your own winter shadow box. What wintry stories will your scene conjure?

 

SmocksOn

Smocks On on The Art Garden Blog: It’s Time For Craftmas Kid Made Wrapping Paper »

Go wild with the stamps and the crayons and create your own fantastic wrapping paper to wrap up your gifts with this year! It could be a great way to play with the gifts under the tree without unwrapping them before the big day.

 

Momma Teaching

Momma Teaching on Brainy Beginnings Network: Time Capsule Ornament »

These ornaments by Momma Teaching are such a great idea. Craft a tree that holds sentimental value by using Fillable Baubles ». These are the kinds of ornaments that can be displayed year after year.

 

Brainy Beginnings Network

Brainy Beginnings Network on Barley & Birch: Make a DIY Festive Fox Wreath »

This DIY festive fox wreath by Brainy Beginnings Network uses repetition to create a really impactful design. Make sure the foxes are wrapped up warm with a pom pom trimming scarf and little felt hats!

 

 

 

Barley&Birch

Barley & Birch on The Harmony Tree House: A Modern Layered Pattern Winter Garland »

Barley & Birch have created another inspiring garland post, this time using layered winter papers. Punch holes in your designs and thread through a festive ribbon of your choice in order to create your own.

 

The Harmony Tree House

The Harmony Tree House on Smocks On: A Very Non-Traditional Christmas Tree »

This scrap wood tree is really effective and a fun project for children with the help of an adult. Decorate with whatever you wish to create your own personalised design!

 


Which of these Christmas kids crafts would you like to try out first? Let us know in the comments!

We always like to see the crafts that you’ve been making, so tag us @HobbycraftHQ on Instagram, and @Hobbycraft on Twitter!

 

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