You need to get those holiday dinners ready, but the kids are “bored”. You’re looking for something to do around the holidays that doesn’t include the mess of baking or the TV. I put together a list of ten easy holiday crafts for kids!
Thanksgiving Yarn Turkey
Everything is provided for you with this adorable Thanksgiving Yarn Turkey Craft. All you need is hot glue. If you know how to crochet, even better. You can whip up the materials all for yourself. Add some safety eyes (or you can embroider eyes) and some hot glue and you’re set for a quick and fun Thanksgiving Day craft with the kids! Get yours here!
Making cookies is fun, but then you eat all of your hard work! How about a craft that can be displayed every year, make your house smell great, and be given as a gift! Enjoy some family time by making these easy Applesauce Ornaments!
Thanksgiving Cootie Catcher
Everyone always thinks of crafts when it comes to the December holidays, but what about Thanksgiving! Kids need crafts to do while everyone else is cooking that delicious dinner, right? I found this awesome printable cootie catcher for you!
Snowman Handprint Ornament
Homemade ornaments are my absolute favorite, and they make great gifts for family members like grandparents. Check out Mama Say What?! for a great tutorial on these adorable ornaments!
Mason Jar Snow Globes
How stinking cute! What is more fun than a snow globe, and you can make one yourself! There are just a few materials needed for this and relatively mess-free so your kids can help no problem! See everything you need here.
Snow Globe & Christmas Tree Sticker Craft
Another quick and easy craft for Christmas Eve or to keep the kids occupied during other Christmas festivities! The crocheted yarn or snow globe are provided for you; just have your kids decorate with the stickers provided! Get your craft kit here! This will be one of your favorite easy holiday crafts for kids!
The easiest (and maybe cheapest) of the easy holiday crafts for kids. I loved making these as a kid, young adult, and heck, I still love making these with my kids. It’s always exciting to see how they turn out. Just like regular snowflakes, they’re all so unique! Find a quick tutorial on paper bag 3D snowflakes here!
Stained Glass Window Decorations
While not exactly stained glass, these activities are perfect to learn about all of the different holidays celebrated around the world this time of year! Make a “stained glass” for each holiday. You can find more info on Kid World Citizen.
Make Your Own Dreidel
Since we celebrate Christmas, I asked a couple friends what great crafts would be for Chanukah. A make-your-own-dreidel was top of the list, so here we are! Find more details on how to print and make these here.
No-Sew Sock Penguin & Snowman
I’ve always loved the look of these, but I’m not sure I have ever actually made one. I love penguins and snowmen though, and I can imagine the kids would have a blast decorating their own one of these! Get your material list at Miss Daisy Patterns.
No-Sew Christmas Gnome
I have been hearing that gnomes are a popular item right now, especially the cute little holiday ones! Here’s an idea for a quick, no-sew project for you and the kids!
There you have it. Ten easy holiday crafts for kids. Enjoy, and Happy Holidays!