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20+ Christmas Crafts for All Ages

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Turn your home into Santa’s workshop! Even your littlest elf can help create cheerful decorations and other festive signs of the season.
20+ Christmas Crafts for All Ages

Babies and Toddlers (ages 0 to 2)

1. Toddlers will love getting hands-on (and maybe a little messy) with this simple cookie-cutter painting activity.


2. Let baby explore his sense of wonder through this holiday sensory board.


3. Use contact paper to create a simple “sticky” Christmas tree that baby can decorate on her own.


4. Little ones can play with this homemade “snow” without getting cold!


5. This simple candy-cane craft is made with just a few household materials.


6. Your child will love “building” and dressing up this adorable felt Frosty.


7. Bring the joyful sound of jingle bells into a classic painting activity.


Preschoolers (ages 2 to 6)

8. Give holiday goodies in these reindeer treat bags—a gift in themselves!


9. Preschoolers will love playing and posing for photos with a funny Santa-beard prop.


10. Add holiday fragrance all through the house with cinnamon-scented ornaments.


11. DIY ornaments don’t get any easier than these rolled-paper candy canes!


12. Transform basic paper plates into an awesome snowman garland.


13. This paper-plate Santa craft is too cute! Hang it wherever you need some ho-ho-ho.


14. Who knew that combining rice, food coloring, and glue could make these amazing wreath ornaments?


Grade Schoolers (ages 6 to 12+)

15. Looking for a way to unwind? These collage cards offer a no-stress afternoon or weekend activity for you and your kids.


16. Real candles aren’t always practical with young ones in the house. Here’s a way to capture some of that cozy glow in a kid-friendly way.


17. Kids can use a pencil to curl strips of paper into a 3D Santa beard!


18. This delicate rolled-paper wreath is a perfect craft for kids who’ve mastered their scissors skills.


19. Recycle old holiday cards into an amazing globe ornament.


20. A brown-paper bag makes a dandy “gingerbread” man decoration.

21. Use strips of paper scraps to build this clever Christmas-tree craft.

Which of the following subjects do you most want your child to master?

Parents Talk Back
Which of the following subjects do you most want your child to master?
Math
41% (26 votes)
Science
22% (14 votes)
Technology
3% (2 votes)
Literature
8% (5 votes)
History
6% (4 votes)
Music and the arts
13% (8 votes)
A foreign language
8% (5 votes)
Total votes: 64