Celebrate the season with Christmas Crafts! These easy Christmas art projects will make holiday decor fun, with everything from Christmas ornaments to Christmas gifts.
Preschool Christmas crafts and other simple Christmas crafts to make will keep kids of all ages busy and excited for the big day!
THE BEST SIMPLE CHRISTMAS CRAFTS!
Help your children celebrate the season with these fun and easy Christmas crafts for kids! Many of these ideas use craft supplies you probably already have at home. They are easy and fun.
Gold Pinecone Garland Christmas Craft adds a bit of nature to your home. Invite the outdoors in without sacrificing any glitz with this gold pinecone garland. Gold leaf gives these pinecones their shimmery finish.
Turn a brown paper lunch sack into a Gingerbread House. These Paper Bag Gingerbread Houses would also make fun gift bags to wrap up small gifts.
Paper Candy Canes Cute and simple! My son was in fourth grade when he first made these paper candy canes. He found the activity totally addicting since he brought home a dozen. I tied them to a long piece of yarn and hung them in my kitchen window – each year they make my kitchen look so festive! All you need is white paper and a red marker for this mess free craft.
This adorable mouse is a fun way to gift a candy cane.
Here are some other Christmas crafts you must try. It is easy to have a DIY Christmas with these ideas.
Make a Paper Plate Santa. These are fun to create and hang up to decorate for the holidays! You won’t believe what you can make with a paper plate!
I am in love with this Wooden Nativity Silhouette – so simple, yet perfect.
Christmas Crafts for Kids
Crafters of all ages will enjoy making a primitive scrap ribbon Christmas tree ornament to gift or keep this holiday season.
This tissue paper Christmas wreath is the perfect way to decorate for Christmas. Kids love making something you can hang up and use all during the holiday season.
Make your own Snow Globes. This little project will thrill most kids. Cold winter days are the perfect time to get creative with your children. How cute is that snowman?
I adore these Pinecone Christmas Trees. Pinecones are so fun to collect outside on a walk. With a little paint, you can transform your treasures into these darling Christmas trees.
These Christmas Treat Jars are so simple to put together and make gifting a treat even more fun! Aren’t they cute with the googly eyes?
This DIY Christmas Wrapping Paper is a fun reindeer craft project for kids. It only takes a few supplies to make your very own reindeer wrapping paper.
Glittered Clothespin Snowflakes Christmas Craft. Let it snow with clothespin flakes that will sparkle in the light, adding a rustic touch and magical ambiance to your home this holiday.
DIY Tree Shelf Christmas Craft. You don’t have to be a master woodworker to create this cute Christmas tree shelf. Hang ornaments and add festive decorations for an extra boost of cheer.
Santa Logs. Recently trim a tree? Don’t throw all of the logs into the fireplace – the smooth side of medium-sized branches makes them easy to work with for holiday crafts. All you have to do is give the ends Santa faces and then use a ribbon to tie all three logs together to create adorable décor to sit by your front door.
Recycled Box Christmas Village. You don’t need to buy a fancy Christmas village at the store. You can make one with your old cereal and granola-bar boxes, decorated with wrapping paper and candy.
Plastic Spoon Christmas Tree are such a clever way to make a tree. Spoons come in handy for this craft. Here, they make the branches of a Christmas tree. Just snip the handles off before assembling, then you can glue each piece on top of one another on a cardboard cone.
You can make Wrapping Paper trees! If you have leftover wrapping paper scraps, you can easily wrap them around a cardboard cone for some extra décor to mix in with your bottle brush trees.
CHRISTMAS WREATH CRAFTS
Wrapping Paper Wreath You know you’ve just finished your gift wrapping when you’re staring at a mile-high pile of wrapping paper odds and ends. Combine them all into the most creative wreath on the block.
Wine Cork Wreath. Strung together between red jingle bells, wine corks can dress up the dining room. Bonus: You get to drink all that wine first.
Grab some fabric scraps and a foam wreath form to make this beautiful fabric wrapped wreath. Older children can make this for a school project or just for fun! They will like hanging it up from year to year or giving this as a gift to a grandparent.
RELATED: DIY Christmas decorations are always fun to make. You might like to look at these DIY Christmas Wreaths for inspiration.
Preschool Christmas Crafts
Preschoolers will love crafting too! These easy ideas are the perfect way to keep tiny hands and excited people busy.
Popsicle stick Christmas trees! You make your outlines from popsicle sticks, and then you can decorate them however you want! Little people love to decorate.
Reindeer Corks – Ornament – it literally takes 3 minutes to make, making it pretty much a perfect craft for preschoolers!
Salt Dough Handprint Christmas Ornament. Capture a moment in time by printing your toddler’s palm into a mound of homemade salt dough.
Graham Cracker Houses! These are easy, non-homemade building blocks for “gingerbread” houses. No baking is required! All kids (and adults) love decorating these.
These pom pom pinecone ornaments are the perfect craft idea for small hands.
What are some good Christmas crafts?
Good Christmas craft ideas are limited only by your imagination! Take simple items like glass jars or pine cones that you may already have around your house or yard, and get creative!
Simple Christmas crafts to make include classic holiday decorations like wreaths, Christmas tree ornaments, or Christmas treat jars.
How do you make Christmas easy?
Make Christmas easy by combining your craft projects and gift-giving – make homemade gifts and keepsakes!
Everyone loves a DIY Christmas ornament or jar of candy as a personalized gift. That handmade touch, especially when it’s made by kids, is sure to delight everyone on your list. So grab your glue sticks and a pair of scissors and get ready to create a bunch of gifts.
Do you have a favorite Christmas craft project idea to share? Leave a comment and let us know what special activities and Christmas art projects you’re trying this year!
Be sure to check out my handmade holiday ebook for more inspiration, Christmas cards, and tags for the perfect finishing touches to your gifts!