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Easy, low mess fun to decorate your home for the holidays

Holiday crafts for kids

Get your kids into the holiday spirit with these fun and easy crafts. They are easy to make and not super messy so no added holiday stress for you! Try one with your kids today.

Yarn-Wrapped Initial Ornaments from Happy Hooligans
If you’re looking for a quick and easy Christmas craft for your kids to make today, these Yarn-Wrapped Initial Ornaments are great!. All you need is cardboard, yarn and buttons, and you’ll have a personalized letter ornament to hang on the Christmas tree or to give to a friend.

Pom-Pom Christmas Tree Ornament from The Joy of Sharing
Looking for an easy Christmas tree craft to make with kids this holiday season? This Christmas tree ornament is a simple and cute Christmas craft that kids can make.  You only need pom-poms and some basic craft supplies. Kids can freely express their imagination decorating the tree using buttons, sequin, or stickers. 

Christmas Gnomes from Living Locurto
DIY Gnome Christmas gifts made with Dollar Store fuzzy socks and candy in a jar are easy and so cute! There’s no place like gnome when you make this cute garden gnome craft! This might be the CUTEST craft ever. Best of all it’s so easy!

3d Paper Christmas Tree Luminary - Red Ted Art
These are super easy to make and look great both with and with an electric tea light! All you need is square piece of paper, scissors, and a tea light. Easy-peasy and fun! Your kids will love seeing their gorgeous creations lighting up your house this season.

Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees from One Little Project
These popsicle stick Christmas tree ornaments are So. Much. Fun. This is a great Christmas project that involves decorating a tree. You make your outlines from popsicle sticks, and then you can decorate them however you want!

For lots more Christmas Craft ideas check out our Pinterest Christmas page



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