Five Holiday Crafts for Kids

With winter break upon us and the holiday season at our doorstep, it’s time to embrace the festive spirit of the season. Escape the chilly weather by staying indoors and crafting with your kids. Here are some fun and easy crafts to entertain your little ones while letting them release their creativity!

Melted Bead Ornaments

Little One Project shows you how to create these stained glass inspired ornaments! Using simple pony beads, you can make cookie cutter shapes, beautiful free handed patterns, sun catchers, or anything else you like!

Clay Snowflake Ornaments

Make these cute polymer clay ornaments with your little ones by @almostmakesperfect.

Tissue Paper Christmas Trees

Create these tissue paper Christmas trees by Design Improvised. Use colorful tissue paper, star cut-outs and pom poms make these 3D trees come to life. They double as decor, too! Once they’re dry, dot them across your mantel, staircase or shelves.

Popsicle Stick Gingerbread House Ornaments

Studio DIY shows you how to make these DIY popsicle stick gingerbread house ornaments with a picture hiding behind the door! You can adjust the project to fit any age. For the littlest ones, have them paint the houses, then you can add the decorations. For older kiddos, they can paint, get creative making decorations and decorate the whole thing themselves.

Holiday Tree Twirler

RedTedArt shows you how easy it is to make these festive whirligig! Dangle colorful scraps of paper as ornaments from a spiral-cut paper plate. It’s a fun-to-spin project that even little preschoolers can make.