Cute Christmas crafts

Browse through our selection of fun and cute Christmas crafts that the kids will love to get involved in. Whether you’re looking for homemade presents, or an activity to keep the kids busy, you’ll find the perfect craft to get everyone into the Christmas spirit.

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llama Activities, Christmas Handmade fa-la-la-la-llama Christmas decorations In the last month or so, as Christmas decor started to appear, we have noticed a wee trend emerging. That trend is llamas! The kids and I have been a little over excited about it. We love all things South View activity letters to santa Christmas Printable letters to Santa
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Christmas Christmas paper letter garland A nice take on those old-fashioned fringe Merry Christmas banners, this one can be customized to suit your style. Choose Christmas carols, Christmas words or quotes from the bible relating to this special time of year. Use one colour or View activity Christmas Confetti ribbon gift wrap Why spend on ribbons when you can make your gift wrap pretty with just paper. Get punching on coloured scrap paper and make 'ribbons', Christmas motifs or even the recipient's initials out of confetti. Here's how. You'll need: Coloured paper scraps View activity Christmas Starburst pom pom garland These simple pom poms are made from raffia and look cute strung together into a garland or tied onto the Christmas tree as ornaments. With a huge range of raffia colours available, you can have whatever colours fit your decor View activity Christmas Paddle pop stick wreath Graphic and modern, this wreath is simple and inexpensive to make, and looks great hanging on a door or wall. It's also not too Christmas-y looking so can be left hanging up all year long as a little piece of View activity Christmas Clay and felt acorns Cute as Christmas tree ornaments or to fill a glass bowl for a dash of yuletide colour, these clay and felt acorns are fun to make. You could also use gumnuts as an alternative to the clay acorns. You'll need: Air-drying View activity fabric christmas tree card Christmas Fabric Christmas tree card This is a sweet and simple-to-make card featuring strips of green fabric in the shape of a Christmas tree. The fabric is stuck on with double-sided tape. Too easy! You'll need: Plain coloured card Fabric scraps in shades of green Scissors View activity Christmas DIY Christmas foam stamp This is a great way to give the gift of some handmade ones cards with your own design this Christmas? Turn your daydream doodles into a stamp and you can create your own stationery, gift wrap, cards... You'll need: A thin View activity Christmas Calligraphy Christmas card You don't have to be an expert in calligraphy to use a quill and ink pot - simply by playing with squiggles and swirls you can create simple but effective cards. You'll need: Plain coloured card A calligraphy quill A pot View activity Christmas Paper bauble Christmas card You don't need to OD on Christmas patterns and colours for cards - choose a simple colour scheme and use scrapbook paper or gift wraps in Christmas designs for clever and cute handmade cards. You'll need: Plain coloured black card Patterned View activity Christmas cards toddler can make Christmas Christmas cards your toddler can make Let the little ones in on the Christmas crafting with this easy festive card idea from Deborah Alter-Rasche. The seasonal greetings double up as a fantastic sensory play idea with colours and textures to explore. When my daughter was a toddler, View activity christmas cards Christmas Easy homemade Christmas card ideas Every Christmas my kids get a tip-load of generic Christmas cards from their class-mates.  The flimsy white envelopes multiply in the bottom of their school bags, forgotten until I fish them out, open them up and read the perfunctory, "To View activity christmas gift labels Christmas Free printable Christmas tags
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Glitter Christmas Make your own Christmas snowglobe Every house celebrates Christmas in a different way. Whether you go all out or keep it simple, these decorations are perfect. Personalise each one for teacher gifts, place settings, Kris Kringle or just to add a little flair to your View activity Christmas Snowflake Christmas card Just like the Paper cut-out lanterns, a little hole punching can be effective. Especially with a little silver sparkle behind it to show off your hard work. You'll need: Plain black card A single hole punch (or nail punch and hammer) View activity Paper snowflakes Christmas Paper snowflakes A little warning: this gets addictive! Paper snowflakes are fun to make, especially as each one is different! They look fabulous stuck on a wall, strung together in front of a window or placed over contrasting coloured gift wrap as View activity Christmas Paper cut-out lanterns Inside or outside, you can't go past soft, filtered candlelight to create atmosphere - especially at Christmas time! A simple paper bag can be made beautiful with a little creative thinking and a flame-free LED candle. You'll need: Paper bags (these View activity Christmas 3D paper ornaments When you've got young kids, you want safe Christmas tree ornaments - those glass ones are just accidents waiting to happen. In comparison, these 'onions' are safe, simple to make and look pretty hanging en masse from a tree or View activity Homemade bath bombs Christmas Homemade bath bombs Handmade gifts are so much better than bought ones - just the same as your kids' handwritten cards (the ones that are full of adorable spelling mistakes) beat bought ones any day! Make your own bath bombs as gifts for View activity Christmas DIY magnets for kids A few fun magnets are a quick, easy and inexpensive gift idea. And more good news: your little helpers can actually help you make them. You'll need Plain round or rectangle magnets from craft shops or $2 shops or similar Plywood View activity Christmas tins Christmas Christmas tins I'm going to warn you these are bit addictive for two reasons: First is, they are simple to make. Second of all, they can be used for so many things you'll be inventing them before you know it! I've used oil View activity Christmas Christmas paper bauble garland An updated version of the paper chain, this 3D bauble-like garland can be made from wrapping paper leftovers, newspaper, music paper, recycled Christmas cards; anything! You'll need: Paper String Glue A circle punch, from Spotlight or you local craft shop (you View activity Christmas Christmas paper decorations There is no rule that states you can't create a temporary art gallery at Christmas time. A few tree ornaments, plywood letters and paper decorations Blu-Taked to the wall makes a striking feature. We created a delicate doily snowflake and View activity Christmas Christmas lanterns Why not try a hanging centerpiece this Christmas to free up space for all that important food and conversation flow? This one is made with cardboard tubes! Dressed up with paint and glitter, you have to look hard to realise View activity Christmas button wreath Christmas Christmas button wreath Christmas wreaths don't have to scream Christmas! Get creative and make something to suit your theme or colourway. Depending on the style you choose, you might even get away with using them on special occasions like weddings and christenings. You'll need View activity Christmas Button and flower magnets Quick and simple, these button and flower magnets will pretty up fridges and bulletin boards in an instant. And added bonus: paintings, invites and pics can be styled up without those pesky adverts for the local tradies. They take no View activity Christmas Advent pinata Pinatas have become a birthday party essential, but did you know they're actually a Mexican Christmas tradition? And in Germany, advent calendars are paired with advent candles which begin four Sundays outside of Christmas. You light the candle for each View activity Christmas Christmas table place cards Materials A4 Sheet Stardream Quartz Card or similar (each sheet will give you 6 cards) A4 Sheet Cristina Re Red Spots & Stripes Paper or similar (each sheet will give you 6 strips ) 10mm Black Satin Ribbon Cristina Re View activity Christmas Christmas table decorations Materials A4 Sheet Cristina Re Red Spots & Stripes Paper or similar (each sheet will give you 2 decorations) A4 Sheet Cristina Re Black Spots & Stripes Paper  or similar (each sheet will give you 2 decorations) 10mm Red and View activity Christmas DIY bon bons I don't know about you, but store-bought bon bons are never really a huge hit at our place. So last year, I made my own - complete with dirty jokes for the adults (and clean ones for the kids - View activity christmas Tissue pom poms Christmas Christmas tissue pom poms Hang from the ceiling, in front of a window or wrap around your Christmas tree instead of tinsel this year. These pom poms are simple to make and can be used for any occasion (make them extra large and hang View activity Christmas Christmas handmade cards A DIY card screams thoughtfulness! Why not share a little handmade goodness at Christmas time with these three ideas. You'll need: Blank cards from Spotlight, Warehouse or similar Fabric scraps Confetti stars Glue Glitter Patterned paper Candy canes A pen or View activity Christmas Santa Serviettes What you need White cardboard - for beard and moustache Pink cardboard - for face Red cardboard - for nose Goggle eyes - for eyes(!) Red Serviette - for hat How to do it Using the white cardboard, cut out template View activity christmas mug Christmas Hand painted Christmas mugs and plates What you need Ceramic mugs, plates & tiles. White seems to give the best result. Ceramic paint/pen. Available from craft stores and Spotlight. Paint brushes. Different thicknesses give different results. How to do it Read instructions on label of paint or View activity advent calendar Christmas Wall advent calendar
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Snowmen Christmas Snowmen Since there isn't much of a chance of creating real snowmen at Christmas time in most parts of New Zealand, let the kids fake it with some cotton wool and foam balls. Here's how. View activity Santa sack Christmas Santa sack Did you know that you can easily turn your child's artwork into a T-shirt, cushion or for a little festive flavour a Santa sack? It's easy peasy and is a nice personal touch under the Christmas tree. Get your child View activity Reindeer antlers Christmas Reindeer antlers Let your kids play dress ups this Christmas and help them make some reindeer antlers. Paint them a red nose with face paint and you'll have some happy little Rudolphs! You'll need: View activity Personalised gift wrap Christmas Personalised gift wrap Wrapping a gift in pretty paper and gorgeous ribbon is half the fun of present giving! Make your own personalised gift wrap on the computer with these super easy instructions - perfect for newborn gifts and anybody, View activity DIY Christmas wrapping paper Christmas DIY Christmas wrapping paper There's nothing quite like a beautifully wrapped gift. And at Christmas time, they're often on display for a little while as we buy, wrap and place under the tree, eagerly awaiting the big day. So why not make them uniformed View activity Peg angels Christmas Peg angels The classic peg doll is an easy project for children to make. Let them choose what colour her feathered wings will be, get them to add a halo and she'll be a gorgeous angel to hang on View activity Threaded felt trees Christmas Threaded felt trees Keep the kids busy with some threading and stuffing by making these too-cute felt trees in a variety of colours. You'll need: Felt (various colours) View activity Reindeer mask Christmas Reindeer mask What child doesn't like Rudolph? Make this fun reindeer mask for Christmas hat parades or to play dress-ups in the lead up to Christmas. You'll need: View activity Pressed clay ornaments Christmas Pressed clay ornaments Kids love clay - and they especially love cutting and pressing things into clay. Take advantage of this and use their creative talents to decorate your home for Christmas! Use air-drying clay and textured items around you to create pretty View activity 3D angel Christmas card Christmas 3D angel Christmas card A little clever cutting can have an angel seemingly popping from the paper of this handmade card. This also works well with other Christmas motifs such as a Christmas tree or star. You'll View activity cupcake snowflake card Christmas Cupcake snowflake Christmas card Homemade Christmas cards are a win-win: a fun craft activity for the kids and Christmas wishes from the heart for family and friends. You will need: Step one Squash the wrapper flat. Step two Fold it in half, then into quarters, then one more time View activity Woodland diorama Christmas card Christmas Woodland diorama Christmas card Homemade Christmas cards are a win-win: a fun craft activity for kids plus some unique Christmas wishes for friends and family.  This woodland diorama card idea looks fancy but it's really quite simple. Follow the instructions below to find out View activity Christmas Magazine Christmas trees Got some old magazines lying around? Why not turn them into your Christmas table centrepiece by making these magazine Christmas trees. You'll need: An old magazine (the thicker it is, the better it will look but it also takes longer; about View activity
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