Easy Christmas Crafts and Activities for Kids

Darling Deer

  • Cover a cardboard tube with patterned paper.
  • Cut a triangle head and two large and two small oval ears out of paper.
  • Glue the smaller ears inside the larger ones and fold in half. Glue to top of triangle.
  • Cut felt circles for eyes. Glue googly eyes to felt. Add pom-pom nose.
  • Glue the triangle to the top center of the tube.
  • Use straws and pipe cleaners to make antlers.

Stunning Christmas Stocking

  • Cut a sock shape out of two pieces of felt.
  • Staple the edges together a half inch from the sides, leaving the top open.
  • Glue rickrack over the staples to cover them.
  • Add a felt loop to the top corner of the stocking for hanging. Decorate with felt and buttons.

A Wee Christmas Tree

  • Cut five 18 x 24-inch triangles from cardboard.
  • Score the center of each triangle to make it easier to bend.
  • Fold each triangle in half and glue together.
  • Use clothespins to keep the pieces together.
  • Paint the tree white.
  • Roll corrugated paper around a cardboard tube to make the tree base.
  • Cut a star from felt.
  • Add a wire to the bottom of the star to attach to the tree.

String O’Dots

  • Cut two yards of string.
  • Every few inches, place a sticker on the string and then press another sticker back to back.
  • String around the tree.

Fa-la-la-felt Skirt

  • Trim the edges of a two by two-foot piece of felt to make a circle.
  • Glue rickrack to outer edge of the circle.
  • Decorate with felt circles.
  • Place under mini-tree.


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