We have 25 DIY Christmas decorations for kids of any age that you can make together. These are perfect winter projects to keep the family busy and happy on winter break.
Get ready to get creative with these crafty Christmas decorating ideas.
If you are looking for some fun crafts to do with your little ones this holiday season, then look no further!
DIY Christmas Decorations for Kids
Here are 25 DIY Christmas decorations for kids to make this season. These crafts are easy enough for any skill level and can be made with items you already have at home! Let's get crafting! Happy Holidays!
Wool Socks Felt Christmas Ornaments
Felt is an easy crafting medium for children to work with. Instead of using a hot glue gun, white glue can be used to make adorable wool socks felt Christmas ornaments.
Easy DIY Rudolph Wood Slice Ornament
Crafts with googly eyes are always a hit! Pick up a few inexpensive supplies for Rudolph wood slice ornaments.
Cinnamon Salt Dough Ornaments
Use cookie cutters to show kids how to make cinnamon salt dough ornaments. They can even decorate them to create a family of gingerbread people and hang them on the tree.
Rudolph Gift Tags - Easy Christmas Craft
Construction paper and twine are a staple in a kids craft closet. They can make sweet gift tags to look like Santa's reindeer.
Dinosaur Snow Globe: A Unique DIY Holiday Craft
Kids of all ages love snow globes. Show them how simple it is to make dinosaur snow globes.
Easy Quilt Christmas Ornament Tutorial
This quilted ornament tutorial is for kids a little bit older, but there is no sewing required. What a great gift this would make for parents and grandparents.
Easy Fingerprint Christmas Ornaments
There are so many clever fingerprint craft ideas that can be made for Christmas. Take a look at this cute collection.
We started a family tradition at Christmas each year of filling the manger and it's something my kids look forward to each and every year.
Handmade Christmas Pine Cone Trees
If you live in an area where you can gather pine cones, there are a ton of pine cone crafts for kids. You can also find them at craft stores for cheap.
Christmas Gnome Pine Cone Ornaments
Gather pine cones with the kids and help them make the cutest gnome ornaments. They can paint the pine cones and you can help attach a little hat. Super sweet!
It's always a good idea to teach the kids about giving back, so at Christma we started participating in Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box. It doesn't have to be expensive items. You can find inexpensive items that kids really need.
Clothespin Snowflakes for Christmas
Clothespin crafts are a super popular activity for kids. They can be used in so many different ways, including snowflakes.
Mini Wreath Photo Frame Ornaments
Pompoms and buttons are used to make super cute photo frame ornaments. These would be sweet to add as a gift tag to grandparents.
We made these handprint kitchen towels for gifts a few years back and they were a hit!
How to Make the Easiest Salt Dough Ornaments
Salt dough ornaments are a classic kids' craft. This is an easy tutorial so you can make your own.
Elf Boots – Felt Christmas Ornaments
Pick up inexpensive pieces of felt and create adorable elf boots for the kids to hang on the Christmas tree.
You can never go wrong with photo cards of your kiddos. It's something you can enjoy for years to come.
A Memory Christmas Tree
Create a memory tree filled with sentimental ornaments collected through the years.
Homemade Crystal Ornaments
Mix science and crafts to create homemade crystal ornaments for unique holiday decorations.
Classic Salt Dough Ornaments
You can never have too many gingerbread ornaments on your tree. These are so pretty!
Lion and Lamb Christmas Ornament Craft
Help the kids make an easy Christmas craft with this tutorial for a lion and lamb ornament.
DIY Grinch Christmas Ornaments
No kids tree is complete without a Grinch ornament!
Snowflake Coloring Pages Perfect for Winter
Print out these FREE snowflake coloring pages for a weekend or rainy day activity.
Easy DIY Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees
Grab some popsicle sticks and pompoms and let the kids express their creativity with crafty Christmas trees.
Make sunflower Christmas tree decorations that coordinate with your tree and Christmas lights. The kids can help add all the pretty sunflowers!
I hope you enjoyed this list of DIY Christmas decorations for kids! Let me know which projects were your favorite in the comments below. And don’t forget to share this blog post with all of the little ones on your holiday gift list so they can be inspired by these clever ideas, too. Merry Christmas and happy crafting!
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