Christmas holidays are an incredible opportunity for you to reconnect with your kids. One of the best ways to do that is through activities like crafting.
With some cute and simple DIY crafts, you and your kids can create some much-needed magic this Christmas. From decking the Christmas tree with ornaments to sending out thoughtful cards, the crafting possibilities are endless!
Christmas Crafts for Kids: Best of the Best
Looking for some fresh ideas to keep your kids busy this holiday season? Here’s a selection of the best Christmas craft ideas for kids:
Comfy Kids Fort
What could be better than cozying up in a warm and welcoming fort during the holidays? This simple DIY fort will make all your kids’ dreams come true!
Planet Cake Toppers
Assign your little helper to make these gorgeous planet cake toppers and transform your desserts into something celestial.
If you’re looking for some preschool Christmas crafts, project snowball watercolor is perfect for you. Simply add food coloring to the snowball and watch it turn into an abstract masterpiece.
Ugly Sweater Sugar Cookie Décor
Get inspired by these ugly sweater cookies and have a little cookie decoration competition with the kids.
Perler Bead Snowflakes
Transform these Perler bead snowflakes into some Christmas décor with the kids. You can also check out these easy Perler bead patterns for the younger ones.
This sheet cake gingerbread house is just waiting to be decorated by some young, artistic minds!
Unicorn Christmas Tree Decoration
There’s no denying that kids love unicorns. Why not make their fantasies come true by creating a unicorn Christmas tree with them this year?
Slime Party Favors
Let your kids contribute to the Christmas party by making these cute little slime party favors.
DIY Tissue Box Pinata
Who says you can’t have a pinata for Christmas? Make this simple tissue box pinata with the kids for this year’s Christmas party.
Cute Photo Frame Gifts
Christmas is the season of giving! These photo crafts will be the perfect little gifts for your family from the kids.
Pom Pom Rainbow Wall Hanger
Create this pom pom rainbow wall hanger with the help of your little crafting genius for some cute and colorful Christmas décor
Mason Jar Star Lanterns
Help your kids decorate some mason jars and turn them into lanterns! You can take inspiration from these star lanterns.
Snowman Hot Chocolate
This melting marshmallow snowman is a quick and easy way to make hot chocolate even more fun for the kids.
Disco Ball Wreath
Get funky with your kids and create this disco ball wreath you all can dance under!
Sugar Cookie Gift Tags
Prepare some sugar cookies so your kids can turn them into some cute gift tags for friends and family.
DIY Family Plates
Flip through old family albums and make these DIY family plates for some crafting and nostalgia with the kids.
These pretty dreamcatchers would look great with your Christmas décor and your artistically inclined kids will love making them!\
Who doesn’t enjoy a good snowball fight? Make it even more exciting by creating these nifty snowball shooters. Have a grand snowball showdown to commemorate the occasion!
Glitter Crafting Party
Sprinkle some glitter on your ornaments and décor this Christmas with a glitter crafting party for the kids. You can even have them invite their friends for a fun play date.
Milk Carton Lanterns
Help your kids reuse and recycle some milk cartons to turn them into these glowing lanterns that’ll look great on the porch.
Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids
Let these homemade Christmas decorations for kids fill your house with creativity and warmth!
Colorful Rainbow Garland
Bring out the colorful paper and scissors to create this rainbow garland to decorate the Christmas tree.
This DIY confetti is so easy to make, even your kids can do it on their own!
DIY Paper Palm Leaves
Want some Christmas décor that’ll last all year round? Have your kids make these super simple paper palm leaves!
Fun Balloon Décor
Blow up some balloons with the kids and try these balloon decoration ideas to prepare for the big day.
Christmas Paper Stars
These Christmas paper stars will look great on the tree, the wreath, or just artfully scattered around the home!
Reindeer Party Balloons
Let your kids transform a regular old balloon into a cute reindeer that doubles as decoration!
You’ll need some little helpers to blow up the balloons for this pretty balloon wreath.
ABC Cookies Decoration
Teach your kids their ABCs and have some crafting fun with these ABC cookies.
Edible Cookie Dough for the Kids
This no-bake edible cookie dough is the ideal sweet treat for your kids to whip up on their own.
Gift Wrapping Crafts
Wrapping presents for friends and loved ones becomes a family activity with these little crafting ideas.
This sugarplum garland is made of two things your kids will love: lots of glitter and lots of colors!
Christmas Advent Calendar
Pick one of these creative ideas and create a Christmas advent calendar along with the kids. You can even make a digital one for your loved ones who live far away.
DIY Bottles for Christmas Lunch
Make lunchtime more fun for the kids with these DIY bottles.
Paper Bag Lanterns for Décor
Looking for an easy crafting project your kids can do on their own? Try these paper bag lanterns!
Envelope Liners for Christmas Cards
Turn your kids’ colorful scribbles into these envelope liners to make Christmas cards more personal and meaningful.
Encourage your kids to create some appreciation bracelets for friends and family to spread some love this Christmas!
Your young ones will love making this Q-tip artwork that you can frame and proudly display on Christmas.
Brushstrokes Balloon Décor
This minimalist balloon décor can easily be created with some paint, brushes, and creativity.
Colorful Accordion Wreath
Bring back the joy of simple paper crafts by creating this colorful accordion wreath.
Pop-Out Christmas Cards
Make your kids’ Christmas cards come to life! Take some inspiration from this pop-out card we made for mother’s day.
Post-It Notes Ornaments
These post-it note ornaments are the simplest way for your kids to decorate the tree this Christmas.
Cute Paper Masks
Hold a fun costume party for Christmas where your kids and their friends can make their own paper masks!
Pretty Flower Bracelets
Venture out into the great outdoors to collect some flowers and make these natural flower bracelets.
Post-It Note Garland
After the post-it note ornaments, we present to you a garland made out of post-it notes only!
Crayon Art Wrapping Paper
Who knew scribbles could look so artistic? Give your kids some colorful crayons and let them work their magic on some wrapping paper. This crayon art wrapping paper will become a special gift on its own.
Paper Bag Costumes
Celebrate your Christmas with a fun costume party with the kids. Try out these paper bag costumes and make them Christmas-themed instead!
Tassel Garland Invitations
Enlist the help of your kids in making these tassel garland invitations for this year’s grand Christmas celebration.
Braided Streamer Christmas Garland
Brighten up your Christmas tree with this colorful braided streamer garland that your kids will adore.
Christmas Stocking Decoration
Make stocking decoration a family activity by having your kids create their own stockings masterpieces. Or check out glittery stocking designs for some inspiration!
Kids Christmas Crafts: In Closing
Too cold to make snow angels outdoors? Don’t worry, our indoor holiday crafts for kids will have you covered.
Involve your kids in making delicious treats and beautiful holiday décor that they can be proud of. These crafts can also double as gifts for loved ones, party favors, and more!