5 Easy Christmas DIY Crafts You Must Try With Your Child

5 Easy Christmas DIY Crafts You Must Try With Your Child

16 Dec 2022 | 4 min Read

Manisha Pradhan

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Christmas is a time everyone including adults and kids looks forward to. It’s the perfect weather to stay indoors, enjoy some holiday goodies and get creative. The perfect time to try some easy Christmas- DIY crafts with your child and bond as a family.

We’ve listed some easy Christmas DIY crafts to try with your child. The list includes ideas that children of all ages can be involved in with a little help from you. You can even gift some of the DIY crafts you make to family and friends ‘coz it’s that time of the year of exchanging gifts and some Christmas cheer.

Easy Christmas DIY Crafts

Snow Globe

DIY snow globes make perfect Christmas gifts/Image source: imagesvc.meredithcorp.io

You will need:

  • A glass jar (you can recycle one)
  • Brushes
  • Glitter (2 teaspoons)
  • Glycerin
  • Distilled water
  • Figurines of your choice
  • Glue

What you need to do:

  • Wash and clean the glass jar.  
  • Arrange the figurines and the scene you want to create on the inner side of the jar lid.
  • Glue the figurines once you are sure of how you want to place them.
  • Add the glitter to the jar.
  • Fill the jar with distilled water right to the top.
  • Add the glycerine and stir it well to mix it with the water.
  • Place the lid on the jar and fix it properly.
  • Turn the jar upside down.
  • Your DIY snow globe is ready.  

Your DIY snow globe is ready.  

Snowman Paper Bag

Paper bag snowmen are easy to make for kids/Image source: Pinterest

You will need:

  • White paper bag
  • White, black, green, orange, pink and red cardstock.
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick

What you need to do:

  • Cut out all the pieces of the snowman’s face
  • Glue the pieces like the eyes, pink cheeks, and orange nose.
  • Cut out the red hat with the black cardstock.
  • Decorate the hat and glue the hat.
  • Cut out the scarf with red card stock and glue it.

Christmas Tree Ornaments

These Christmas tree ornaments take only 5-10 minutes to make/ Image source: madewithhappy.com

You will need:

  • Cardboard
  • Coloured Yarn

What you need to do:

  • Pre-cut the cardboard into different shapes like a Christmas tree, stocking, Santa’s cap etc. 
  • Paint them white and let them dry.
  • Wrap them with colourful yarn.

Mistletoes Footprints

The footprint mistletoe is a sweet keepsake for parents/Image source: Facebook

You will need:

  • Paint
  • White poster paper
  • Frame

What you need to do:

  • Dip your child’s feet into paint or apply paint on the feet.
  • Place the feet on the poster paper to make a footprint.
  • Decorate the foot impression by painting a red bow on top.
  • Frame the artwork and make it a part of your Christmas decor.

This can get a bit messy so keep some baby wipes handy to take care of the mess. This also makes a sweet keepsake for parents.

Clothespin Christmas Characters

From elves, snowmen, and Santa to a gingerbread man paint your favourite Christmas characters on clothespins/Image source: craftsprojects.com

You will need:

  • Clothespins
  • Paints or markers

What you need to do:

  • Paint a base colour of your choice on the clothespin
  • Paint different characters on each clothespin

Let your imagination flow. From elves, snowmen, and Santa to a gingerbread man paint your favourite Christmas characters.

Christmas Door Hanger

Upcycle bangles into pretty Christmas door hangers/webindia123.com

You will need:

  • A ring or recycled bangle
  • Red, green and white yarn or ribbon
  • Small bells

What you need to do:

  • Wrap the ring/bangle with red, green or white yarn/ribbon
  • Glue the end on the yarn/ribbon once it’s all wrapped to the ring.
  • Make a loop on top of the ring to hang the door hanger.
  • Take some yarn/ribbon and hang small bells at the bottom centre of the ring.

Cover image source: Freepik

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