14 Christmas Crafts for Kids: Craftmas Round Up!
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14 Christmas Crafts for Kids: Craftmas Round Up!

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Time 1 hr +

The ultimate Kids Christmas craft extravaganza has begun with Craftmas! There’s isn’t a more perfect time of the year to get creative with your kids, so we wanted to share with you these fantastically festive, must-do crafts for Christmas!

Tia and Laura from Little Button Diaries have brought together the most creative Insta-crafters from across the globe for a giant holly, jolly craft party, sharing with you, and each other, our favourite kid's crafts for the festive season. We all swapped blogs for a day and the resulting posts can be found below!

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How to Make a Craftmas Reindeer Headband by Oh Creative Day

No party during the festive season is complete without a jolly headpiece! This simple reindeer headband, constructed from card and felt, can be made in under 30 minutes. Leave it plain or adorn it with pom poms and tissue paper to ramp up the Christmas cheer!

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Oh Creative Day: Christmas Character Light Bulbs 

This fantastic project recycles old lightbulbs and turns them into fun baubles to use when decorating your home! What other creative critters could you make?

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Little Button Diaries on Art Camp LA: Polar Bear Snow Globe 

This sweet snow globe tutorial by Little Button Diaries uses our Plastic Fillable Snow Globe to create a chilly scene! Follow along with their instructions to see how it’s done.

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Art Camp LA on Little Button Diaries: Craftmas No-Sew Garland 

Have a read of the above blog post by Art Camp LA to find out how to make not one, but three festive felt garlands! 

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Creating Creatives on Handy With Scissors: Cardboard Christmas Tree 

These paper trees by Creating Creatives look fantastic and are so simple to make! What colour will you paint yours?

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Handy With Scissors on Make It Your Own: Holly Jolly Christmas Gift Boxes 

This effective tutorial allows you to produce fantastically on-trend wrapping paper by getting messy- what fun!

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Make it Your Own on Creating Creatives: Scrap Painting Christmas Garland 

Another messy one next with Make it Your Own! Create a scrap painting garland by cutting out the interesting shapes and patterns you’ve made.

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Smocks On on The Art Garden Blog: It’s Time For Craftmas Kid Made Wrapping Paper 

Go wild with the stamps and the crayons and create your own fantastic wrapping paper to wrap up your gifts with this year! It could be a great way to play with the gifts under the tree without unwrapping them before the big day.

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Momma Teaching on Brainy Beginnings Network: Time Capsule Ornament 

These ornaments by Momma Teaching are such a great idea. Craft a tree that holds sentimental value by using Fillable Baubles ». These are the kinds of ornaments that can be displayed year after year.


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Brainy Beginnings Network on Barley & Birch: Make a DIY Festive Fox Wreath 

This DIY festive fox wreath by Brainy Beginnings Network uses repetition to create a really impactful design. Make sure the foxes are wrapped up warm with a pom pom trimming scarf and little felt hats!

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How to Make Pompom Fairies

Bring a bit of magic to your tree this Christmas with some beautiful pompom fairies that the kids will love making! 

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How to Make Paper Plate Angels

Hark the herald angels sing... time to get crafty and make your own chorus of paper plate angels! Kids will love getting messy with some glitter glue, pipe cleaners and paper plates for this angelic make! 

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How to Make Festive Skittles

Christmas skittles is the perfect handmade game to keep the kids entertained in the run up to the big day! Little Button Diaries have provided tutorials for a number of festive characters below.

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Upcycled Plastic Bottle Decorations with Posca

Use Posca pens to decorate the bottoms of plastic bottles for the ultimate kid-friendly upcycling project that allows the creation of eye-catching decorations that you can bring out year after year!

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