25 Fun And Budget-Friendly Christmas Crafts For Kids

Christmas Crafts

Christmas is most definitely the most favourite time of the year, and a good time to indulge in some easy and fun art and crafts with your kid.

Listed Below Are Some Of The Best Ideas:

Hand-Printed Ornaments

This is easy to make. All you need to do is ask your kid to get paint on this hand and then cover the ornament with it, making a hand impression which can then be decorated.

Hand-Printed Ornaments

Homemade Garland

Use craft paper to cut out interesting shapes and use a stencil to place alphabets on them spelling out ‘Merry Christmas’. Piece the garland together with a string.

Stained Glass Window

Tip tissue paper in various coloured paint and glue them on to transparent glass. It will really brighten up the room.

Stained Glass Window

Christmas Trees From Popsicles

Use Popsicle sticks painted green as the building blocks for the Christmas tree and wooden cut-outs as decoration in various colours.

Paper Wreaths

Use green construction paper and cut interesting shapes in them and join them to form a wreath. Use scrap paper in various colours as bows and ribbons.

Paper Wreaths


Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Craft

Wrap empty toilet paper rolls with craft paper and use scrap paper to make cut-outs for decoration.

Pasta Ornaments

Take a handful of various shaped pasta and paint them in silver or gold and then shape them accordingly to create a snowflake.

Pasta Ornaments

Pine Cone Ornament

If you happen to find a pine cone, colour it in green and use silver ribbon to decorate it. You will have a beautiful, miniature Christmas tree.

Pine Cone Ornament

Snow Man

Re-create ‘Frosty The Snow man’ by using two white Chinese lanterns (joined together) for the body and scraps of paper to decorate it.

Handmade Christmas Cards

Use hard cardboard paper and cover it in fancy decorative paper. Place a small twig on the front of the card and cover it with ribbons.

Handmade Christmas Cards

Thumbprint Ornaments

Dip your kid’s thumb in print and ask him to make an impression on a pre-existing ornament. Once it is finished, use glitter to decorate it.

Cotton Ball Santa

Create a cardboard Santa and use cotton balls to serve as a faux beard. Add a Santa cap to complete the look.

Cotton Ball Santa

Felt Ornament

Cut interesting shapes from coloured felt and paste them on a plain ball ornaments. Add glitter and a few beads to enhance the look.

Christmas Trees from Cupcake Liner

You can use different coloured and printed cupcake liner paper, invert it and place it on top of each other to create a pretty Christmas tree.

Christmas Trees from Cupcake Liner

Toilet Paper Ornaments

Use toilet paper rolls to create interesting shapes and join them together to form a Christmas ornament.

Toilet Paper Ornaments

Snow Flakes From Popsicles

Paint popsicles sticks in silver and join them together in the shape of a snow flake before adding embellishments to make it look good.

Button Christmas Cards

Use a plain white chart paper folded into the shape of a card. Then, add coloured button and draw a string, thereby creating Christmas ornaments.

Button Christmas Cards

Matchbox Ornaments

Cover matchboxes in Christmas themed wrapping paper and attach a ribbon to them to create ornaments for your tree.

Snow Globe

Upturn a big plastic transparent glass and place underneath it some cotton ball and miniature Christmas trees to create a faux snow globe.

Snow Globe

Button Tree

Use various coloured buttons to create a Christmas tree on a plain white paper.

Candy Cane

Cut a candy cane shape from plain white chart paper and then use ribbons to create the design on it.

Candy Cane

Reindeer Pots

Use a few spare flower points and paint them in brown and use other coloured paint to create eyes and a nose. Use chart paper for antlers.

Bottle Decor

Use soft drink bottles as Christmas decor. Use paint to create eyes and a nose for a reindeer and felt for the antlers.

Bottle Decor

Stockings

Use a white sock to create a Christmas stocking by embellishing it with glitter and other small decorations and then hang it on the fireplace.

Fruit Ornaments

Cut and string orange slices and apples to create natural, fresh Christmas ornaments.

Fruit Ornaments