In need of some fun and easy Christmas crafts for your toddlers and preschoolers? Look no further!
It seems like after Halloween, time just fast forwards and before you know it, Christmas is here!
What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than to do some fun Christmas crafts with your kids? We also love to do fun winter science experiments like the exploding snowman that will get everyone in the mood for Christmas.
Here are 30+ of our favorite kid-friendly Christmas crafts for you and your little one to enjoy throughout the holiday season!
Christmas Ornament Crafts
1. Thumbprint Reindeer Ornament
Capture your kid’s little thumbprint in this adorable thumbprint reindeer ornament!
2. Wood Slice Snowman Ornaments
These wood slice snowman ornaments are sturdy and will last you many Christmases!
3. Cinnamon Stick Christmas Tree Ornament
This cinnamon stick Christmas tree ornament will make your house smell delicious!
4. DIY Clay Christmas Ornaments
Your kids will have lots of fun mixing everything together and using cookie cutters to cut out these Christmas clay ornaments.
5. Christmas Candy Cane Ice Skate Ornaments
If your kids love ice skating and candy cane, decorating these Christmas candy cane ice skate ornaments will make their day.
6. Egg Carton Snowman Craft
What a great way to use an egg carton! After you help cut out the snowman, your kid can help draw on the eyes, nose, and mouth and decorate the egg carton snowman with a scarf and buttons!
7. Santa Wish List Ornament
I love the idea of these ornaments. You have your child write a Santa wish list, and display it on the Christmas tree with these keepsake ornaments. Can you imagine looking at a tree full of these wish list ornaments when your kids are older?
8. Peanut Snowman Christmas Ornaments
What do you do with all the peanuts you get from packages? These peanut snowman Christmas ornaments are adorable, and an awesome way to upcycle a packaging material that you would have otherwise thrown out.
9. Pom Pom Christmas Ornament
This pom pom Christmas ornament is so easy that your toddler can do it. Plus, it’s a great craft to practice his fine-motor skills as he tries to stuff the pom poms in the ornament ball.
10. Galaxy Melted Crayon Ornaments
Whoa far out! These galaxy melted crayon Christmas ornaments will make good use of all the broken crayons you have around the house. Plus, the end result is beautiful!
11. DIY Seashell Christmas Ornaments
If you are living in a hotter climate like me, you may still be able to visit the beach during Christmas time. If not, you can buy seashells at a local craft store or online to make these beach-themed Christmas tree ornaments with seashells.
Christmas Tree Crafts
12. Pinecone Christmas Trees
My kids are constantly picking up and collecting pine cones on the ground. So why not turn those pinecones into festive Christmas trees?
13. Christmas Tree Slime
Kids love slime (a little too much if you ask me). Kids love Christmas trees. Put them together, and you got magic! Although not a typical Christmas tree, your kids will have so much fun playing with this pom pom Christmas tree slime.
14. Christmas Tree Picture Frame
Using simple materials like card stock and toilet paper roll, you can make a Christmas tree picture frame that you can keep forever.
15. Easy Christmas Tree Craft
Similar to the Christmas tree picture frame above, all you need for this easy Christmas tree craft are toilet paper rolls and green construction paper. Then let your kid’s imagination run wild and decorate the tree with whatever you have around the house – buttons, glitter, beads, sequins, whatever!
16. LEGO Christmas Tree Ornament
If your kid is a fan of LEGO, you probably have tons of random pieces around the house. Why not make a cute Christmas tree out of LEGOs?
17. Christmas Tree Ball Painting
Your kids will love painting by rolling a ball around in paint (don’t worry it’s not messy!) for this Christmas tree ball painting craft.
18. Christmas Tree with Pointillism
I know, it sounds complicated, but this craft is actually quite simple! After you set up the basic shape of the Christmas tree on the canvas, your kid can take over and create and decorate the Christmas tree by painting with q-tips.
19. Fork Painted Christmas Tree Craft
Your kid will love using a fork to paint a Christmas tree. Then they can use whatever they want to decorate the tree to their own liking.
20. Snowman Christmas Countdown Craft
Tired of your kids asking you how many days are left until Christmas? Teach your kids how to count with this quick and easy Snowman countdown calendar so they know exactly how many days are left until Santa’s arrival.
21. Painted Rock Snowman Craft
Besides a fun craft for kids to do, these painted rock snowmen are also great for color matching, counting, and measuring length.
22. DIY Upcycled Snowman
My kids love their yogurt drinks, so we have tons of these yogurt containers around the house. This DIY upcycled snowman is such a creative way to use the yogurt containers.
24. Rudolph Snack Cups
These Rudolph snack cups are super adorable and your kids will have a blast eating their Christmas snacks in these after they make them!!
25. Handprint Reindeer Craft
Kids love to turn their handprints into a new art project. Your kids even get to practice their scissor skills with this handprint reindeer craft.
26. Handprint Santa Craft
This simple Santa handprint craft gives your kids another chance to trace their hands and use the handprints as the Santa’s beard.
27. Popsicle Stick Santa Hats
These popsicle stick Santa hats are so easy, your preschooler can probably do it all by himself!
DIY Christmas Cards
28. Christmas Present Pop-Up Card
There is no better present for your loved ones than a pop-up card with a picture of your kid inside!
29. Handprint Angel Kid-Made Christmas Card
Can’t you tell I just love handprint crafts? Here is an adorable handprint angel Christmas card that is perfect for family.
Other Fun Christmas Crafts
30. Angel Rock Painting
This cute thumbprint rock painting craft is easy to do with your kids. Just dip their thumbs in paint and press down on the rock to make the angel!
31. Snowflake Glitter Calm Down Jar
Do you have an energetic kid who just can’t seem to settle down? This beautiful snowflake glitter calm down jar will help your kid calm down so you can enjoy some precious quiet time.
I hope your kids enjoy these fun Christmas crafts! Merry Christmas!