Super simple DIY projects for Christmas
Can you believe that this year is almost over?
Just a few more weeks and we’ll celebrate Christmas.
Since this year is far from normal most people will probably just stay at home or enjoy Christmas with the closest family.
We will be celebrating with my in-laws only with some good food and fun gifts for the kids.
If you are looking for a DIY activity you can do together with your kid keep on reading.
Make sure to grab this free Christmas Wishlist for instant download and print at home along with many other Christmas themed printables.
1. Wishlist Ornament
This cute idea from the gifted gabber consists of using your kid’s wishlist as a ornament.
You can do this every year and use them all as a cute collection for the following christmas.
I love how this is basically like a time-capsule for each Christmas.
2. Santa’s Workshop Ornament
Lyne from Ottawa mommy club came up with this super simple Santa’s Workshop ornament.
The materials used for this cute ornament can be found in any dollar tree store so you don’t have to spend much money.
3. Handprint Reindeer
I’m in love with this absolutely adorable reindeer using your kids handprint as the antlers from simple everyday mom.
This is easy enough for my toddler to help with and definitely on my Christmas to-do list.
4. Handprint Christmas Tree
Another great idea using your kid’s hand prints can be found over at foster to adopt who used kids hand prints to form a cute Christmas tree.
This is a great and easy piece of art your kid can sign and decorate however they want.
Also great as a very personalized Christmas card or gift for friends and family that can easily be mailed even from far away.
5. Buddy the elf
Another one from simple everyday mom – Buddy the elf with a free printable to download.
The elf includes the face of your child and would probably also make a great ornament on your Christmas tree.
6. Pine Cone Ornaments
Literally a two minute craft is this sweet pine cone idea from moms who save.
It looks adorable and can be used for decoration around your house as well as a ornament when you attach a string to the top.
If you have a forest nearby you might even be able to get some pine cones for free.
7. Lace Star Ornament
Sprouting wild ones used simple ingredients to create unique star shaped ornaments.
These are made with clay and have a beautiful pattern on top.
If you don’t want to use clay you could also use salt dough.
8. Snowman Luminaries
Susanne from lil tigers came up with this super simple tutorial of how to make cute snowman luminaries.
You only need a few materials to recreate it and they look so cute when it gets dark.
9. Pasta Christmas Card
Who doesn’t have at least one piece of art that was created with dry pasta?
Cendu from Ceduparam created these adorable Christmas cards that are very easy to make for kids of all ages.
You can use the pasta as is or get creative with paint and glitter.
10. Elf yourself
This fun activity for kids called “elf yourself” can be found on simply well balanced and is very simple but so much fun.
You can participate with your kids or kids can trace each other.
11. Cereal Trees
If you want to be a little more resourceful this year this is the craft for you.
Using empty cereal boxes my poppet makes show you how to create beautiful 3D Christmas trees for decoration.
12. Painted Rocks
Rock painting became quite popular the last year so of course it has to be on the list for christmas crafts.
Sustain my craft habit will teach you how to make absolutely adorable Christmas themed painted rocks.
13. Gingerbread Man or Woman
Little figures and crafts using Ice Cream sticks are a classic DIY project for kids.
These Gingerbread men or women are easy and fun to make with the tutorial by mombrite.
14. Clothespin Snowman
Another great typical household item for crafts are clothespins.
About a mom transformed normal clothespins into cute little snowman.
These could also be perfect as a little extra decoration on Christmas gifts or to hold gift tags in place.
15. Crumbled Paper Ornaments
These Ornaments made with crumbled up tissue paper are super colorful and can be hung on the tree with a string attached or used for a sweet Christmas themed wall paper.
I could also see them on colorful paper as a homemade christmas card.
You can find the full tutorial at the craft at home family.
Check out other fun DIY Projects here:
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16. Paperclip Angels
Recreate your whole family as a sweet little angel made out of paperclips.
The tutorial for this cute idea can be found at super mom hacks.
17. Nativity scene with rocks
If you like to work with the materials nature gives us this craft might be for you.
This nativity scene recreates the holy night when jesus was born completely made with rocks and other natural material.
The tutorial for this fun craft can be found at The ambitious parenting.
18. Waterless snow globe
If your kid loves snow globes you need to try this waterless snow globe with a christmas theme from the mileon.
Easy to make without the big mess with materials you already have at home.
19. Printable Nativity Scene
Another creative way to recreate the holy night nativity scene is this free printable by catholic icing.
All you have to do is download the printable and let your kids color them in to their liking before gluing them together.
This could also be a 12 days of Christmas activity where you make one per day with your kids until the whole set is finished.
20. Orange slice fox ornament
This homemade ornament for your Christmas tree does not only look absolutely adorable – it also smells great because it is made using dried orange slices.
Get the full tutorial over at Red ted art.
21. Pipecleaner Ornaments
Another fun way to create unique ornaments is this diy project by Whimsy Roo that is using pipecleaner to create different shapes.
22. Paper snowman
This paper snowman craft can be made in various sizes and colors and will add a unique touch to your christmas dinner table or christmas decoration in general. It is super easy to make with kids as well.
Which Christmas craft project are you gonna start this year?
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