50 Free Christmas Crafts For Kids (Easy And Fun)


In this post, you will see 50 free Christmas crafts for kids that are both easy and fun.

Entertain your kids this Christmas with some easy crafts!

All of the ideas below are suitable for all ages and are quick and easy to make with materials you will most likely already have.

Perfect for the holidays, these crafts will allow your kids to unwind while still being creative.

50 Free Christmas Crafts For Kids

Christmas Craft Ideas For Kids

The crafts in this post are super festive and will get you and your family into the Christmas spirit.

You should also let your children make their own Christmas decorations because it will be an easy and fun time.

The kids will enjoy making Christmas decorations that will then be proudly displayed in their homes.

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You Need Simple Materials

The decorations are simple to make, using basic supplies you may already have in the house or can get from a dollar store or craft store.

The items that you may need to get don’t have to be just for Christmas decorations; you can use the leftovers for other projects.

Often, getting the kids to make Christmas decorations can be a lot cheaper than buying them from the store.

They also add an awesome handmade vibe to your home!

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Crafting Is A Great Way To Spend An Afternoon!

There’s nothing better in the winter, when it’s cold outside, to get cozy and start crafting.

The paints are out, the glue is ready, and, of course, there will be glitter everywhere!

You can also spend some quality time with the kids; after all, that is what Christmas is all about.

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What Can Kids Make For Christmas?    

Kids can have a lot of fun creating simple and festive crafts for Christmas.

 Here are some kid-friendly Christmas craft ideas:

  1. Salt Dough Ornaments:
    • Mix salt, flour, and water to create salt dough. Roll it out, cut out shapes with cookie cutters, and use paint or markers to decorate.
  2. Paper Plate Santa Claus:
    • Turn a paper plate into Santa’s face by adding cotton balls for the beard, googly eyes, and a red construction paper hat.
  3. Reindeer Handprints:
    • Create adorable reindeer by making handprints on paper and adding antlers, eyes, and a red nose. Personalize with each child’s name.
  4. Popsicle Stick Snowflakes:
    • Glue popsicle sticks together in a snowflake shape and paint them white. Decorate with glitter, sequins, or small ornaments.
  5. Fingerprint Christmas Lights:
    • Use fingerprints to create colorful Christmas lights on paper. Draw a string, and add details like the bulbs and their glow.
  6. Candy Cane Reindeer:
    • Turn candy canes into reindeer by adding googly eyes, a red pom-pom for the nose, and antlers made from pipe cleaners.
  7. Sock Snowmen:
    • Fill a white sock with rice, tie off the top, and decorate with buttons, felt, and fabric scraps to create a cute snowman.
  8. DIY Christmas Cards:
    • Provide colored paper, markers, stickers, and other craft supplies for kids to make their own Christmas cards for family and friends.
  9. Handprint Wreaths:
    • Trace and cut out handprints from green construction paper, then glue them in a circular shape to create a festive handprint wreath.
  10. Paper Bag Gingerbread Houses:
    • Use small paper bags to create gingerbread houses. Decorate with markers, stickers, and paper cutouts.
  11. Pom-Pom Christmas Trees:
    • Glue colorful pom-poms onto a paper Christmas tree shape. Add a trunk and decorations using markers or small ornaments.
  12. Rudolph Paper Plate Craft:
    • Turn a paper plate into Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by adding construction paper antlers, googly eyes, and a red pom-pom nose.
  13. Felt Stockings:
    • Cut out stocking shapes from felt and let kids decorate them with fabric markers, sequins, and other embellishments.
  14. Christmas Tree Cones:
    • Decorate ice cream cones with green frosting, colorful candies, and sprinkles to create edible Christmas tree treats.
  15. Cotton Ball Snowman:
    • Glue cotton balls onto paper to create a fluffy snowman. Add details like a construction paper hat, scarf, and buttons.
easy Christmas crafts for kids

More Craft Ideas For Kids

This roundup features lots of easy and fun crafts for kids that will keep them entertained during the Christmas holidays.

If you want ideas that include cardboard crafts, please take a look at this post – Crafts For Kids To Make {Easy & Fun}

child wearing a Santa hat making Christmas crafts

Christmas Crafts For Kids

Look at the roundup of Christmas crafts below and see what you can make this Christmas.

Happy Crafting And Happy Holidays! 

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