35 Simple Christmas Crafts for Kids

By: Rachel Bernstein, Editor,
Simple Christmas Crafts for Kids

Winter is the perfect time to gather the kids and craft as a family. From reindeer to snowmen, to Santa himself, there are so many kids Christmas craft ideas to choose from. Check out these 35 Simple Christmas Crafts for Kids and find your favorite today. You can complete most of the projects in this collection of 35 Simple Christmas Crafts for Kids in one sitting, some in less than an hour.  And any parent with young children knows that hour-or-less projects are best when it comes to crafting with kids.

If ornaments aren't your thing, or if you're just looking for some variety in your Christmas crafting, you might want to consider some of the reindeer projects. Everyone loves Rudolph and co., especially kids, so why not have the red-nosed Christmas icon serve as inspiration for your kids Christmas crafts?  Whether you love crafting with paper or less traditional materials (such as clay pots or dollar store gloves), you'll find plenty of fun ideas for reindeer-themed Christmas craft ideas right here.  Read on for more details on how you can make your very own Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, and Rudolph!

DIY Christmas Trees

Who can resist these adorable Christmas tree crafts? Using candy, jewels, and even your own two feet, read below for Christmas craft ideas that the kids will love creating, and you will love showing off!

Easy Ornaments

Ornaments are some of the most popular simple Christmas crafts for kids because you can make a whole bunch and put them all over your tree. While other Christmas decorations might start to look a bit cluttered if you make too many of them, homemade Christmas ornaments are great because they don't take up a lot of space.

Reindeer Crafts

Everyone loves Rudolph. Take a look at these Rudolph Christmas craft ideas and see what you can create. Satisfy your sweet tooth with some candy crafts or create some holiday decor that is too cute to pass up.

More Christmas Fun

Because we love Christmas crafts for kids so much, we've added a bonus section to show you some more of our favorite Christmas craft ideas. These crafts are perfect snow-day activities to keep the kids occupied when they're cooped up inside all day. Create these projects on a snowy afternoon, and you'll end up crafting all day.

Which craft will you make with your kids this Christmas?

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